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2017 Releases

  • LAWPRO receives “A” rating from A.M. Best Co. (Nov. 22, 2017)
    A.M. Best Co. awarded Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company a financial strength rating of “A” and an issuer credit rating of “a” for the seventeenth consecutive time.

  • 2018 Insurance Program (Sept. 28, 2017)
    Convocation of the Law Society of Upper Canada approves LAWPRO's 2018 insurance program for the Ontario Bar. Data analysis leads to refinements in risk-rating.


2016 Releases

  • 2017 Insurance Program (Sept. 22, 2016)
    Convocation of the Law Society of Upper Canada approves LAWPRO's 2017 insurance program for the Ontario Bar. Base premium decreased to $2,950 plus strategies to promote access to justice.

  • LAWPRO receives “A” rating from A.M. Best Co. (Aug. 16, 2016)
    A.M. Best Co. awarded Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company a financial strength rating of “A” and an issuer credit rating of “a” for the sixteenth consecutive time.

  • Kathleen A. Waters to receive OBA Award of Excellence in Real Estate (May 24, 2016)
    On June 22nd, the Ontario Bar Association will present LAWPRO President and CEO Kathleen A. Waters with the Award of Excellence in Real Estate.



2015 Releases



2014 Releases

  • LAWPRO base premium stable for fifth consecutive year (Sept. 24, 2014)
    Strong financial results and a moderating claims count have allowed LAWPRO to hold the base premium for the mandatory insurance program at $3,350 for the fifth consecutive year. 2015 marks 20 years of LAWPRO operating primary insurance program.

    For more details of the 2015 insurance program, see our Report to Convocation.

  • LAWPRO receives "A" rating from A.M. Best Co. (June 2, 2014)
    A.M. Best Co. has awarded Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) a financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating of "a" for the fourteenth consecutive time. In addition, A.M. Best Co. gave LAWPRO a "stable" outlook for the third year in a row.



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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.

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Media Contact:
Stephanie Wei
Communications Co-ordinator
[email protected]
416-596-4610
 
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Key DatesMore

January 31, 2018
Real estate and civil litigation transaction levies and forms are due for the quarter ended December 31, 2017.

February 6, 2018
Lump sum payment of 2018 premium by cheque or pre-authorized bank account withdrawal received on or before this date are eligible for a $50 (per lawyer) early payment discount on the 2018 policy premium (see the 2018 Program Guide for details).


 

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