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The Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association provides professional liability insurance for Canadian lawyers.

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ABOUT CLIA
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LOSS PREVENTION
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Improving mental health for lawyers
The topic of lawyers’ mental health is the focus of the latest issue of CLIA’s Loss Prevention Bulletin now posted online. In Lawyer Stress 101, Doron Gold outlines some of the causes of ...
02/04/2016  |  Full Item >>
 
Room for Improvement
No matter how long you’ve been practicing law, there are doubtless areas in which you still have room for improvement. If you need to work on clarity in your speech, you&r ...
01/06/2016  |  Full Item >>
 
Risk Avoidance: Ineffective Counsel Allegations
Defending against allegations of provision of ineffective counsel is a risk that criminal defence lawyers, in particular, may face. Practical tips on how defence lawyers can protect can protect ...
12/11/2015  |  Full Item >>
 
Avoiding Imbalance
Lawyer wellness becomes a potential risk management issue in its absence. When lawyers are struggling with mental health, career dissatisfaction and imbalance, the risk that errors will ...
11/27/2015  |  Full Item >>
 
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