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practicePRO Resources

Resources, Precedents & Checklists for Ontario Lawyers

LAWPRO’s practicePRO initiative provides risk management, claims prevention and law practice management information to Ontario lawyers. Our resources, precedents and checklists will help you take proactive steps to avoid a legal malpractice claim. Below are just a few of our best materials; for more information, visit the Top practicePRO Downloads page on

Covid-19 and Working Remotely Articles and Resources

The disruptions resulting from the Covid 19 virus are causing uncertainty for many lawyers as they attempt to run their practices remotely while continuing to provide professional services to their clients. LAWPRO is working to make lawyers aware of the latest developments, changes in the law and court procedure and resources to make remote practice easier.

Rule 48 Transition Toolkit

The new Rule 48.14 introduces new claims risks that may trap the unwary lawyer. Use the Rule 48 Transition Toolkit to help you understand the changes and take practical steps to reduce your risk.

Limited Scope Representation Resources

Learn about the risks inherent in providing limited scope legal services and how you can reduce your exposure to a claim when working for a client on an unbundled basis. practicePRO’s limited scope documents include sample retainers, checklists, and client information brochures.

Malpractice Claims Fact Sheets

Our Malpractice Claims Fact Sheets summarize where and why claims happen and steps you can to take to avoid them. Our series of fact sheets covers real estate, litigation, wills & estates, criminal and family law.


We have put all practicePRO checklists, including the Domestic Contract Matter Toolkit and Commercial Transactions checklist, in one convenient location.

LAWPRO Magazine Archive

The LAWPRO Magazine archive includes current and back issues with information and updates on news and issues facing Ontario lawyers.

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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