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Lawyers Should Avoid These Common Legal Malpractice Pitfalls Lawyers come into their line of work facing a slew of expectations when it comes to their professional care and knowledge. The wrong move could easily result in a client taking action against you for legal malpractice. Raffi Kodikian is Senior Vice President and Lawyers Professional Liability Practice...
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Introducing Bowhead Specialty July 2021 Founders Professional is very proud to be one of the selected brokerages across the Country that is now able to access the Lawyers and Miscellaneous Professional liability products of Bowhead Specialty Underwriters, Inc. Bowhead Specialty Underwriters, Inc. Professional Liability Product Offerings   Lawyers Professional Liability Written on a claims-made basis...
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LAW FIRMS IN THE POST-PANDEMIC WORLD The global pandemic changed everything. Even being a lawyer. By Jaimee Williams-Caldwell | Broker | Founders Professional   Over the past year life has changed drastically. From our societal issues, to our healthcare, schooling for our children, to the shakeup of our workplaces and our life routines. Nothing is...
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Prior Acts Coverage – Insurance Coverage for Your Past Activities April 2021 For the last 18 months or so, the Professional Liability insurance markets (along with many other insurance markets) have been “hardening,” industry jargon for premiums increasing and/or coverage decreasing. Basically, the deals for the consumer are getting less favorable. As a result, many...
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When is the right time for lawyers to purchase an ERP? Founders Professional is a national wholesale insurance brokerage focused exclusively on the placement of professional liability insurance. We have extensive expertise in Architects & Engineers, Cyber, Technology, Financial Institutions, Lawyers, Healthcare, Management Liability, and Miscellaneous Professional lines. One of our six Practice Groups is...
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COVID-19 is Changing Daily Life for Lawyers Across America April 16, 2020 A lot has changed since the last time America saw something even close to what she’s in the middle of right now. Not the least of which is the legal industry and its influence on the cultural and economic landscape of our country....
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LAWYERS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY COVERAGE UPDATE With most states under a stay-at-home order, lawyers and law firms are faced with a new challenge in terms of notarizing documents. While several states have passed laws permitting remote notarization before the COVID-19 pandemic, most lawyer’s professional liability insurance policies specifically exclude notarization done without a firsthand witness. Where...
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Insurance Business Magazine has just released it’s annual roundup of the Top Specialist Brokers in the United States, and our West Coast Lawyers’ Professional Liability Practice Leader, Raffi Kodikian was chosen for his knowledge of and deep expertise in lawyers’ professional liability insurance. Congrats Raffi! We’re lucky to have you on team Founders. Raffi Kodikian...
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5 Risk Management Procedures Your Law Firm Needed Yesterday Last year, I wrote an article on the importance of risk management in law firms, and why it is necessary to help firms run more smoothly, and, above all, avoid claims. But understanding that risk management is important is just a piece of the puzzle. Knowing...
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So, here’s the scene: Peter, a Real Estate attorney in southern California, is having drinks with a friend from law school, Blaine, also an attorney who specializes in Real Estate.  Both have been practicing law for several years and have small boutique law firms in the area.  They’re in a packed, trendy LA cocktail lounge...
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