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Kim A. Carpenter-Gunn Appointed Chairman of LAWPRO
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Toronto, ON: September 9, 2003: The Board of Directors of Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) is pleased to announce that Kim A. Carpenter-Gunn, partner with Waxman, Carpenter-Gunn, has been appointed Chairman of the Board. She succeeds Frank N. Marrocco, QC, who has recently been elected Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Ms. Carpenter-Gunn has been a member of the LAWPRO Board since 1995, the same year in which she was elected a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada. She has chaired the Law Society's Litigation Committee, and vice-chaired its Professional Development, Competence and Admissions Committee.
She is also an active member, speaker and writer for various legal and medical associations, including: the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, of which she is a founding director and member; the Hamilton Law Association, of which she is a former trustee; the Ontario Bar Association; The Advocates' Society; the Women's Law Association of Ontario; and the Hamilton Medical/Legal Society, of which she is a past president.
A graduate of the University of Windsor law school, Ms. Carpenter-Gunn practises primarily civil litigation law, with an emphasis on personal injury law, with the Hamilton-based law firm of Waxman, Carpenter-Gunn, which she co-founded in 1992.
Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) provides professional liability insurance and title insurance in numerous jurisdictions across Canada. It currently insures more than 19,000 practising members of the Ontario bar, and manages the liability insurance program for the Law Society of Newfoundland. As well, it offers a competitive title insurance product through TitlePLUS, an innovative title insurance/real estate conveyancing program.
April 30, 2018