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Law Society’s Professional Assistance Program

As a lawyer, you provide vital services and support to the public. It is essential that you invest the time and energy necessary to take care of yourself. The Lawyers’ Insurance Programme funds the Professionals’ Assistance Program as part of risk management and because we understand the value of the services you provide and we...

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Notice to Members – Fraudulent Scams

Lawyers in all areas of practice continue to be the frequent targets of bad cheque scams. These scams involve debt collections, business loans, IP licensing disputes or spousal support payments. Don’t be complacent and think you will never be fooled. These frauds are getting more sophisticated. The matters will look legitimate, the fraudsters will be...

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Obituary – Thomas Alexander Hickman

Thomas Alexander Hickman HICKMAN, THOMAS ALEXANDER, OC, QC, LLB, LLD Passed away peacefully at his home in the presence of family after a courageous battle with cancer on January 10, 2016. Predeceased by his parents Percival and Myrtle and brother John. Leaving to mourn with loving and lasting memories are his wife of 62 wonderful...

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Notice to Law Society Members

Loss Prevention Bulletin No. 64 is now available at http://www.clia.ca/eng/docenglish/LossPrevention/CLIABulletinEnglishIssue64.pdf This edition features the article, Lawyer Stress 101. Back issues of the Loss Prevention Bulletin are also available in PDF format on the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association website, www.clia.ca. Don’t forget to check out the Loss Prevention E-Bytes while you

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Queen’s Counsel Reception

The Swearing-In of Queen’s Counsel will take place at the Supreme Court Trial Division, Courtroom No. 1 on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 10:00 am. Members newly appointed are Linda S. Bishop, Brenda P. Boyd, W. John Clarke, Genevieve M. Dawson, David P. Goodland, Gregory F. Kirby, Jamie P. Martin, Gary F. Peddle, and G....

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