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Why You Should Avoid Acting for Family and Friends

  • October 24, 2018
  • Ian Hu, counsel, claims prevention & practicePRO (LawPRO)

An eye-opening example followed by a round-up of reasons not to act for family and friends. The one about malpractice insurance is especially jarring.

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How to Print Without Shame

  • October 18, 2018
  • Pulat Yunusov

There is still room for printing in today's paperless office (and it's not just for paper-only audiences like courts).

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New and Exciting Opportunities – and Claims Risks: Marijuana Law

  • October 18, 2018
  • Ian Hu, counsel, claims prevention & practicePRO, LAWPRO

Changes to marijuana laws present lawyers with new opportunities, but their best practices remain the same: don't dabble, comply with the rules of professional conduct, investigate sufficiently, and protect clients' confidentiality.

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What Are Law Practice Management Skills?

  • October 01, 2018
  • Kayla Cardinal Lafrance

Law practice management skills are useful to all lawyers regardless of their role and practice status. This is especially so in our tech-driven age.

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Master Delegation to Increase Efficiency and Manage Risk

  • June 12, 2015
  • Nora Rock

Minimizing overhead in a new practice often means starting out as a “jack of all trades” – being not only the lawyer, but the law clerk, marketer, bookkeeper and janitor too. But with any luck, your practice will quickly outgrow this business model.

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5 Apps to Improve Your Practice

  • June 12, 2015
  • Ian Hu

I love law practice apps that are easy to use, affordable, and produce immediate gains. Here are five of my favourite apps.

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