At Lawyers’ Mutual, we take great pride in providing our members with valuable benefits. Among those is free access to our CLE digital library, which has over 100 CLE videos on a variety of topics intended to help you improve your practice and reduce your risk of claims.
In 2020, we uploaded 12.5 hours of new CLE content. If you haven’t viewed any of them so far this year, there is still time to take a look and pick up some CLE credits.
Your 2020 CLE content:
- Mitigating the Stress and Anxiety of Practicing Law (1.25/Competence)
- Taking Expert Depositions: Preparation and Execution (1.0/General)
- Ethics and Social Media (1.25/Ethics)
- The Other Bar – An Analysis of Alcohol and the Law (1.0/Competence)
- Trusts and Estates: FAQs on the Business of Law (1.0/General)
- What You Don’t Know About Trust Accounting Can Get You Disbarred (1.0/Competence)
- Depositions in a Virtual World (1.0/General)
- Surviving and Thriving During the COVID-19 Crisis: 8 Key Strategies (1.0/Competence)
- Your Practice in a COVID-Impacted World (1.0/Ethics; .25/General)
- A Year in Review VII: Case Highlights of 2019 (1.75/General)
- So You Want to Take a Deposition… (1.0/General)
During the month of December, we will be focusing on CLE content through our social media channels. Our General Counsel, Brian Rawers, has thoroughly reviewed CLE from recent years and has curated an in-depth overview of your top 5 and top 10 content by specialty. At the end of each week, check your inbox for a summary of shared posts.
Lawyers’ Mutual’s underwriting department will now only be sending out electronic versions of renewal quotes along with your declaration pages via email to our members.
If your policy is coming up for renewal, please check your email inbox for these documents.
However, if you require a paper copy of your documents these can be provided to you by contacting our underwriting department directly.
We continue to actively encourage when possible to make premium and deductible payments through our online payment portal.
For your convenience below are the email addresses for you to return your policy documents.
For any other questions regarding your renewal or updates to your policy, please don’t hesitate to contact our underwriting department directly at
Lawyers’ Mutual continues in our mission to support California lawyers, always finding ways to give back to your member community.
For the past 24 years in the month of November, Lawyers’ Mutual has paid its members an annual dividend.*
As you will recall due to the Covid-19 pandemic, your Board of Directors issued a provisional 4% dividend in June 2020. We are incredibly pleased to advise that your Board of Directors, recognizing the challenges that attorneys continue to face, have declared an additional 4% dividend payable in November 2020.**
Lawyers’ Mutual appreciates your continued support; keep an eye out in the final weeks of November for the arrival of your dividend check.
Serving our members is at the core of everything we do. Should you need additional assistance during this unprecedented moment in history, we encourage you to call us for additional support.
Our strength is your insurance.
*Dividends are paid at the sole discretion of the Company’s Board of Directors and past dividends do not guarantee the payment or amount of future dividends.
**Members of record as of November 1, 2020, who paid a premium on a one-year policy with an effective date between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2019 in the amount of 4% of the total premium paid on said policy.
Mitigating the Stress and Anxiety of Practicing Law
Presenter: Janet Sobel, Esq.
CLE credit: 1.25 hr. Competence
So….how are you? There is a new focus in the legal profession on ‘well-being’.
In an interesting CLE, Janet Sobel addresses ‘Mitigating the Stress and Anxiety of Practicing Law’. She looks at the scope of the problem, the causes of the problem, how you can protect yourself and ways you can help other lawyers.
Taking Expert Depositions: Preparation and Execution
Presenter: James J. Wallace II, Esq.
CLE credit: 1 hr. General
Taking the deposition of an opposing expert can be daunting. You know the facts of your case inside out, but how do you even the playing field when questioning someone who had spent years mastering the subject matter of their chosen profession?
James Wallace shares his insights and strategies for taking expert depositions based on over 30 years of his experience. Whether you are a new or seasoned attorney, you’ll find Mr. Wallace’s presentation informative and entertaining.
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Your CLE/Member Benefits page has been simplified
with a cleaner new look for easy access. Find all your free and discounted
member benefits in one place with a variety of benefits to advance and protect
- Continuing Legal Education
- Fastcase Legal Research Tool
- MyCase Diary Management System
- Veritext Legal Solutions
- Lawyer-to-lawyer hotline
- Cyber Coverage
Bookmark your member benefits page for easy access to existing and future benefits that will give you peace of mind to run your practice.
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Lawyers’ Mutual is excited to announce our latest collaboration with Veritext.
Work smarter with Veritext’s advanced technologies and superior court reporting solutions. Veritext provides advanced technology, remote services and on-time delivery to handle the most complex cases. Veritext focuses on your depositions allowing you to concentrate on your practice and all Lawyers’ Mutual members receive a 10% discount on transcripts.
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• Interactive, real-time court reporting.
• Specialized experienced case managers.
• Individualized training on Veritext Virtual remote depositions.
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