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Now available to stream the replay: June 22 free CPD: Working Together, Remotely – Managing and Leading Through COVID and Beyond


In this practical session, presented by LAWPRO in partnership with Toronto Lawyers Association, leading lawyers and expert law practice advisors share lessons learned and tips to date from our rapid shift to virtual practice, with a focus on how we can make our practices work better for ourselves, our teams and our clients. Speakers will… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

Notice to the Profession and Public Regarding Court Proceedings


The Ontario Superior Court of Justice will increase the number of in-person non-jury hearings effective June 21, 2021. As indicated in the May 12, 2021 Notice, some locations may resume jury selection and jury trials commencing July, August or September. The increase of in-person hearings as well as resumption of jury selection and jury trials… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

Free CPD replay now available: Managing the Second Wave: Mental Health, Resilience and Resources


LAWPRO’s free CPD on coping with the stresses of the Covid second wave, presented with the Toronto Lawyers Association, is now available for replay. Speakers: Teresa Donnelly, Treasurer (President), Law Society of Ontario Doron Gold, Staff Clinician and Presenter, Homewood Health Orlando Da Silva, LSM, Chief Administrator / CEO, Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

New rules for virtual signing and the winding down of remote signings of wills and powers of attorney


As Ontario continues to respond to COVID-19, the temporary provisions permitting the virtual witnessing of wills and powers of attorney are being wound down. However, the government has introduced new legislation and related regulations to permit the virtual commissioning of oaths or declarations. Remote Virtual Signing of Wills and Powers of Attorney The Reopening Ontario… Read More »

Categories: Announcements, Real Estate, Law Practice Management

LAWPRO Alert: Statement on Re Milne Estate decision


LAWPRO is aware of the Re Milne Estate  decision and we confirm that it has been appealed. We expect the appeal won’t be heard for several months. We hope the appeal decision brings clarity to how primary and secondary wills should be drafted. Lawyers that have drafted wills that may be impacted by this decision… Read More »

Categories: LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage, Risk Management & Claims Prevention, Announcements, Wills & Estates, Risk Management Strategies

New design for

An updated design for is live today!  This is the third website update in the LAWPRO online family after and The new website has an easier-to-navigate structure and more intuitive design that will help visitors find the information they need quickly and easily. The new site design set out to accomplish… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

Land Acknowledgement

The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

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