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How to Build a Strong Bridge for a Solid Merger

by Duane Crone | December 6th, 2018

Growth of the Merger One fallout of the sub-prime recession, aka “the great recession” was this: large and medium law firms drastically reduced hiring directly out of law schools. This led to a wave of law school grads deciding to hang out a shingle and go it alone. Not all of these businesses survived and […]


Does Perfection Trump ERP Protection?

by Duane Crone | October 23rd, 2018

  Does A Perfect Lawyer Need to Buy ERP? If you’ve made the decision to retire or stop your practice – do you need an Extended Reporting Period endorsement (ERP)? If you stop practice and cancel or fail to renew your professional insurance policy, you will not have coverage in the future for claims generated […]


Should a Part-Time Practice Pay Full-Time Prices?

by Duane Crone | July 30th, 2018

  Or, more to the point, does part-time work equal less risk? I’m sure there are a lot of part-timers who would argue that case! And they would have a point. After all, doing less work, and providing fewer services during any given policy term, seems like it would naturally lower the risk of having […]


In The Weeds: Cannabis & Legal Insurance Part II

by Duane Crone | May 22nd, 2018

Last year we provided comment to the ever evolving issue of “cannabis and insurance”. Now, a year later, it’s a good time to take another look at where things lie. From a risk standpoint as well as politically, this remains a hot issue across the country. Insuring the professional risk of attorneys serving the cannabis industry […]


Risk Management From Client Engagement to Disengagement

by Duane Crone | March 13th, 2018

The Engagement Letter means mutual understanding (Not Mutually Assured Destruction!) Protecting yourself should never be an afterthought. After all, before you put the car in gear, you fasten your seat belt…every time. It’s automatic, right? And you’d never park on a hill without setting the brake! We take small steps every day to ensure our overall […]