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April 04, 2014 12:13
A Year in Review Seminar



A Year in Review - Case Highlights 2013

If you are a civil practitioner, this is must see MCLE.  In 2.25 hours, master presenters Edmund G. Farrell, III, Esq. and Robert A. Olson, Esq. bring you up-to-date on significant California and Federal appellate decisions.

Thanks to the generosity of the Association of Southern California Defense and the presenters, LMIC members now have access to this comprehensive seminar and the extensive written summaries that accompany it.

Why wait for your MCLE compliance deadline, click here now.

December 12, 2013 10:56
Must See Free Website Seminar


Must See Free MCLE/Anatomy of Effective and Ethical Law Firm Websites

Whether you've been thinking about developing your first website or you realize your existing one may need a tune-up, click here for LMIC certified MCLE (1.25 hours ethics credit).  Lawyers are obligated to make sure that their websites meet certain professional and ethical standards.  Yet, no one wants a compliant yet ineffective website.  To help you achieve both goals---certified legal malpractice law specialist, Steven A. Lewis, Esq. and Rowboat Media creative director, Cynthia La Luna---have joined their considerable forces.  Take this seminar now as a step toward a prosperous 2014!  Meet all of your MCLE requirements at www.lmic.com; always at no charge for our members.

September 09, 2013 11:59
2013 Dividend Declared

2013 Dividend Declared
Your Board of Directors has voted to issue an 8% dividend to all LMIC policyholders of record as of November 1, 2013.  The dividend will be based on the premium paid by the policyholder on a one year policy with an effective date between November 1, 2011 to October 31, 2012.

September 09, 2013 15:44
It's official -- Lawyers' Mutual is #1.

It's official -- Lawyers' Mutual is #1.

The votes are in and Lawyers' Mutual has been named The Best Malpractice Insurance Provider in The Recorder's 2013 poll!

August 08, 2013 11:55
Cutting Edge MCLE for Free/Meditation and Mindfulness

Cutting Edge MCLE for Free/Meditation and Mindfulness Skills for Lawyers

LMIC has long been recognized for pioneering MCLE for its members.  Click here to learn why prestigious law schools are now teaching meditation and mindfulness techniques.  Click here to experience these techniques yourself.  Professor Clark Freshman of UC Hastings College of Law delivers the fundamentals to our members in this 1 hour MCLE certified seminar (.5 elimination of bias/.5 general credit).  Keep calm and carry on!

July 07, 2013 14:12
Free Online Seminar/Lie Detection Skills for Lawyers

For years, big law and government agencies have retained reknowned lie detection expert--Professor Clark Freshman of UC Hastings College of Law--to teach the fundamentals of micro-expression analysis.  LMIC is pleased to announce that professor Freshman has developed a seminar for our members (1 hour ethics credit) to improve their client selection and negotiation skills as well as other professional and personal encounters.  View the seminar here and you will see that the applications are limitless!

July 07, 2013 12:15
State Bar begins MCLE compliance audit



April 04, 2013 21:53
Lie Detection Skills for Lawyers

The applications are limitless.  Improve client selection, negotiation skills as well as other professional and personal encounters by learning to interpret microexpressions.  Lawyers' Mutual is pleased to present acclaimed expert--Professor Clark Freshman--for 2-1 hour complimentary MCLE certified seminars exclusively for our members.  The first 30 members to RSVP can participate in the interactive taping at Railroad Studios in Glendale, California.  The rest of our members will be able to view the seminars online when they are uploaded to our extensive CLE library.

Here's your chance to be part of the live audience:

Where: Railroad Studios
             
1500 Railroad Street
              Glendale, CA  91204

When: (Thursday) May 2nd, 2013

Please arrive for check-in between 1:15pm - 1:45pm

Seating is limited.  The first members to RSVP will receive an e-admission ticket.  With a brief refreshment break, we expect the taping to be concluded by 5pm.  RSVP NOW here.  Contact Wendy Wong @(800) 252-2045 with any questions.

April 04, 2013 10:30
Civility Matters

FREE MCLE FOR IMPROVING YOUR PRACTICE

We are pleased to announce the addition of an outstanding 30 minute seminar to our extensive complimentary online CLE Department.  Thanks to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) you now have unparalleled access to the nation's top jurists and attorneys.  Hear directly from legal "rock stars" why Civility Matters, how it applies to your practice and watch entertaining examples of incivility from the likes of film stars Jim Carrey, Tommy Lee Jones and a host of other disgraceful screen lawyers.

Why wait for your MCLE compliance deadline,
click here now.

December 12, 2012 11:02
State Bar's Top 7 MCLE Mistakes


October 10, 2012 12:41
New Laugh Out Loud MCLE

Now you can Satisfy your legal ethics, substance abuse and elimination of bias special subject requirements with the nation's foremost legal humorist, Sean Carter.  In addition to the four Sean Carter seminars now part of our online MCLE library.  ALL of your MCLE needs can be met at NO COST wherever you have internet access.  Please go to www.lmic.com to see the range of current MCLE materials exclusively available to our members.

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August 08, 2012 11:48
FREE LUNCH & LIVE SEMINAR

Back by Popular Demand!

Hundreds of LMIC members have already laughed out loud while viewing Sean Carter's hilarious and educational seminars presently available on our website, www.lmic.com.  Sean graduated from Harvard Law School in 1992.  Since 2002, he has devoted his talents to delivering his lawpsided seminars and publishing his syndicated legal humor column.

Here's your chance to be part of the live audience for 2 MCLE courses.  RSVP now for live seminar taping & complimentary lunch!

Where: Torrance Marriott
           
    3635 Fashion Way
               Torrance, CA  90503

When:  (Friday) September 28th, 2012


  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. -- Check-in
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. -- "Nice Lawyers Finish First" (1-hour Ethics)
  • 12:00 p.m. - LUNCH
  • 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. -- "Fail Better" (1-hour Elimination of Bias)

Seating is limited and only the first 75 guests to CHECK IN at the event will receive a complimentary lunch.  RSVP NOW here.  You will receive (via e-mail) an admission ticket that needs to be presented at check in.  MCLE certificates will be provided immediately following the presentations.  Contact Wendy Wong @ (800) 252-2045 with any questions.


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August 08, 2012 11:09
California State Bar permits virtual law practice provided...

California State Bar permits virtual law practice provided "all ethical obligations are met."

Just published State Bar Formal Opinion provides the ethical framework for the delivery of virtual legal services in California.  In anticipation of this important decision and the growing use of internet based legal services, LMIC will be presenting a series of online seminars by nationally recognized authority Stephanie Kimbro.  Notably, Ms. Kimbro's work is referenced on the first page of the Opinion.  These cutting edge online seminars will be complimentary and available for all of our members this October.  In the meantime, if you are providing virtual legal services, make sure you are in compliance with this Opinion.

August 08, 2012 11:00
2012 Dividend Declared

17th Straight Year of Dividends
Your Board of Directors has voted to issue an 8% dividend to all LMIC policyholders of record as of November 1, 2012.  The dividend will be based on the premium paid by the policyholder on a one year policy with an effective date between November 1, 2010 to October 31, 2011.

June 06, 2012 10:18
OFFENSE OR CRIME? NEW MCLE FOR CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS

It's not a crime to sue a lawyer for legal malpractice.  Offensive as it seems, it does happen to criminal law practitioners, even after the Wiley case.  In acknowledgement of the specialized nature of your practice, LMIC has assembled a distinguished panel to provide a relevant, timely and entertaining seminar titled, "CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS: POST WILEY STRATEGIES" for 1 hour of MCLE certified ethics.

Our complimentary video online library has 50+ hours of FREE seminars that make compliance fast, easy and convenient--anytime & anywhere.  Visit LMIC.com to take advantage of all that we offer.

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We offer more than just an insurance policy!


November 11, 2011 16:12
NEW ONLINE MCLE SEMINARS

We are pleased to announce that 3 more outstanding special subject seminars have been added to our MCLE library.  LMIC members can complete all of their CLE requirements--for free--anywhere/anytime internet access is available.  Click here to sign in and view a seminar.

June 06, 2011 12:39
2011 Dividend Declared

16th Straight Year of Dividends
Your Board of Directors has voted to issue an 8% dividend to all policyholders of record as of November 1, 2011.  The dividend will be based on the premium paid by the policyholder on a one year policy with an effective date between November 1, 2009 to October 31, 2010.

June 06, 2011 12:15
EXCLUSIVE OFFER!

...to First 50 LMIC Members Who RSVP! Sean Carter

We all know the proverb "Laughter is the best medicine."  LMIC agrees.  Join 50 of your fellow LMIC members for a complimentary, live MCLE accredited performance by the nation's foremost legal humorist, Sean Carter.  Sean graduated from Harvard Law School in 1992.  Since 2002 he has devoted his talents to delivering his lawpsided seminars and publishing his syndicated legal humor column.

Where: Long Beach Hilton - conveniently located near the site of the State Bar Annual Meeting

When:
September 15th, 2011
  • 8:30 am - Complimentary refreshments and check in;
  • 9:00 am - Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat & Steal (a one-hour ethics presentation)
  • 10:00 am - Attorney, Heal Thyself (a one-hour substance abuse presentation)
Seating is limited.  The first 50 LMIC members who RSVP here will receive (via e-mail) an admission ticket.  MCLE certificates will be provided immediately following the presentations.

WE OFFER MORE THAN JUST AN INSURANCE POLICY!

June 06, 2011 16:27
Hotline Alert:

Hotline Alert

If you are presently representing a client in an action filed outside of California, please contact our toll free one-on-one hotline (1-800-252-2045) to discuss potentially applicable loss prevention tips.

June 06, 2010 14:07
2010 Dividend Declared

2010 Dividend
Your Board of Directors has voted to issue an 8% dividend to all policyholders of record as of November 1, 2010.  The dividend will be based on the premium paid by the policyholder on a one year policy with an effective date between November 1, 2008 to October 31, 2009.

March 03, 2010 11:52
ATTENTION ATTORNEYS WITH LAST NAMES N THROUGH Z

LMIC members have unlimited access to our free online CLE Department.  We can meet all of your requirements (including special subjects) anywhere/anytime you have internet access.

January 01, 2010 14:34
A.M. BEST AFFIRMS "A" RATING FOR LMIC

LMIC is pleased to announce that A.M. Best Co. on January 11, 2010, affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of "A" (Excellent) for the Company.  The outlook for both ratings is stable.  A.M. Best stated, in part, that this rating reflects Lawyers' Mutual Insurance Company's strong capitalization, favorable loss reserve development, adherence to high underwriting standards and reserving.

October 10, 2009 12:20
Supreme Court Approves 2 New Rules Governing Your Practice

Click here concerning mandatory Insurance Disclosure requirements.

Click here concerning mandatory E-mail information.


October 10, 2009 12:19
Attention Attorneys Last Names A Through G

If you are members of MCLE compliance Group 1 [Last names begin with A - G] and not part of an exempt group, you must complete 25 hours of continuing legal education by the compliance deadline on Feb. 1, 2010.  We can meet ALL of your requirements.  Click on CLE Department.

July 07, 2009 11:21
2009 Dividend Declared


Your Board has voted to issue a Dividend to all Policyholders of record as of November 1, 2009, who paid a premium for a one-year Policy with an effective date between November 1, 2007 and October 31, 2008, in the amount of 8% of the total premium paid by the policyholder on said policy.

July 07, 2009 16:41
DISCOVERY MASTERS' seminar


Receive 1 hour of complementary CLE credit while you tune up your deposition skills with our panel of masters.  Don't forget you can meet all of your MCLE requirements via our online CLE Department.

June 06, 2009 10:46
Click here to avoid malpractice in lean times

We are pleased to offer a timely malpractice avoidance article written by members of our defense panel (Timothy J. Halloran and Jason E. Fellner of Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney) as published in The National Law Journal.  Click here for the entire article.

March 03, 2009 16:01
STATE BAR ISSUES FORECLOSURE ETHICS ALERT

State Bar Issues Foreclosure Ethics Alert

Go to www.calbar.ca.gov for additional information concerning this turbulent practice area.

March 03, 2009 11:45
MEDIATION MASTERS' Seminar

LMIC's CLE LIBRARY continues to expand.  View our MEDIATION MASTERS' SEMINAR and elevate your game.

December 12, 2008 16:07
FREE AND EASY MCLE COMPLIANCE

9 NEW Seminars have been added to our extensive online CLE Department video/audio library.  Just log on to http://www.lmic.com/cle_department and efficiently complete all of your participatory credits without paying any seminar fees.  Happy New Year!

November 11, 2008 16:00
Recent case holds that parties may expressly agree to judicial review of an arbitration award.


September 09, 2008 10:35
Celebration Time!


July 07, 2008 11:36
ATTENTION ESTATE PLANNING/PROBATE PRACTIONERS:

The State Bar Trusts and Estates Section has recently published a revised Guide to the California Rules of Professional Conduct for Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Counsel. The new edition reflects the many developments since the 1997 edition was published. To order go to www.calbar.ca.gov/trusts and follow the prompts.

April 04, 2008 11:20
"Notice of Unavailability"................... NOT AVAILABLE!

While it may be common practice for sole practitioners and members of small firms to serve and file a "Notice of Unavailability" to advise the court and interested parties of vacations, illnesses or other reasons that affect availability, a recent ruling holds that such documents are not "fileable" in either the Superior Court or Court of Appeal under California Rules of Court.


Carl v. Superior Court (2007) 157 Cal. App. 4th 73


September 09, 2007 20:57
New Web Site

October 2007, Lawyers' Mutual is relaunching its Web site, incorporating a new design and refinements based on feedback from our policyholders. Navigation is smoother and faster thanks to behind-the-scenes improvements in software technology and infrastructure.

We offer 5 new_button (never offered online) MCLE video seminars and new_button online 1-hour MCLE credit quizzes based on our published bulletins with detailed answer sheets.

All MCLE credits, valued over $4,000 and our MCLE database is growing everyday, are offered FREE to our policyholders.

Our members are now able to view and print current or past MCLE compliance period transcripts as well as review detail MCLE credit entries and are offered the choice to sign up for our MCLE newsletter.

If you have already established an account with our MCLE site (www.lmicmcle.com) click here to login and enjoy your new LMIC MCLE site.

If you are a current policyholder with Lawyers' Mutual we invite you to sign on to your online LMIC MCLE where you can obtain a significant portion of your MCLE requirements online.

Through this website members may download past Lawyers' Mutual Bulletins, listen to or view online seminars or register for live seminars.

Click here to register and to see all that Lawyers' Mutual's MCLE Department has to offer!

August 08, 2007 00:00
Changes to LLP Insurance Requirements

Effective January 1, 2008, the amount of professional liability insurance that must be maintained by Limited Liability Partnerships practicing law will increase from $500,000 for 5 or fewer attorneys to $1,000,000 for five (5) or fewer attorneys. As before, for each additional attorney above 5, an additional $100,000 is added to the limits of liability required by the code section, up to a maximum of $7,500,000 [70 attorneys]. See, CA Corporations Code §16956(2).


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