Aug 13, 2015
Protecting Your Practice: What Young Lawyers Need to Know About Malpractice Insurance and Avoidance
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Studies show that 1 in 10 lawyers will be sued for malpractice in their lifetime. There may not even be a mistake on your part; but the financial and emotional costs incurred from defending the claim can have a devastating impact on you and your firm. What steps can you take to avoid the common mistakes that often result in a malpractice claim? What important features of a malpractice policy should you compare when shopping carriers?
Moderator: Christina Lewis Abate, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, St. Louis, MO
Co-Speaker: Karen McCarthy, CEO, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, St. Louis, MO