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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 […]


Feeling conflicted? Put Your Worries to Rest

by Duane Crone | February 21st, 2018

What, me worry? You already have a lot to worry about as a legal professional; let me just toss ‘Conflict of Interest’ onto the pile. This area of risk management is routinely undervalued by smaller firms and solo practitioners. The refrain we hear continually is “we already know all of our clients, past and present! […]


Puzzled by Price

by Duane Crone | February 6th, 2018

The Puzzling Problem of Price We’ve been selling professional insurance to lawyers for decades. Sometimes it seems like we’ve seen it all, but even after all this time, I’m baffled by one constant question: Why do almost all solo and smaller firms continue to search for professional insurance solely by price? We see it happen […]