Criminal Law II Program

Designed exclusively for California lawyers whose practice is 100% criminal law defense


The Criminal Law Program II is an exciting new Professional Liability Insurance Program designed exclusively for California lawyers whose practice is 100% criminal law defense. Varying degrees of coverage are afforded through this Program for unbelievably low rates.

If your practice is less than 100% criminal law defense, click here for our Criminal Law Program I.



  • Prior Acts coverage is available for each prior consecutive year in which you were a solo practitioner** with a 100% criminal law defense practice. If you do not desire or qualify for Full Prior Acts coverage, monthly rates are even lower for no prior acts coverage or for a limited prior acts period.
  • Premium payments spread out over 12 months -- at 0% financing.
  • "Claims-Free Credits" -- Earn premium credits based upon future Claims-Free years with LMIC.
  • Full LMIC member benefits during the policy period, including our FREE MCLE Program.
  • FREE Cyber Coverage in the amount of $100,000 incident/aggregate.


Policy Limits
(per claim/annual aggregate)
Deductible Monthly Payment
(with No Prior Acts Coverage)
Monthly Payment
(with 5 or more years Prior Acts Coverage)
$100,000/$300,000 $5,000 $50 $100
$250,000/$750,000 $5,000 $66 $132
$500,000/$1,500,000 $5,000 $75 $150
$1,000,000/$3,000,000 $5,000 $90 $180
$2,000,000/$4,000,000 $5,000 $120 $240

Minimum Enrollment Qualifications

In order to qualify for this Program, you must:
  • Be a solo practitioner;
  • Have a practice that is 100% Criminal Law Defense; (If less than 100%, click here for our Criminal Law Program I.)
  • Have no knowledge of any act, error, omission or disagreement with any former or current client which might give rise to a claim or suit;
  • Have had no claims made against you alleging any liability arising from the performance of Professional Services;
  • Have had no disciplinary proceedings brought against you by the State Bar of California, or any other State Bar;
  • Have current membership in good standing with the State Bar of California;
  • Have your principal office located in the state of California;
  • Have a "dual calendar" control system to notify you of such things as statutory deadlines, filing dates and court appearances; and 
  • Have letterhead indicating your solo practitioner* status.

Download Application

If you meet these qualifications, THEN you are eligible to apply for coverage under the Lawyers' Mutual Criminal Law Program II. Click here to download an application to submit to the company, or you can apply online. Final approval is subject to review and underwriting by LMIC of a completed Criminal Law Program II Application, including all requested attachments and additional information.


To download the application, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your system. If you don't have the program, click on the icon below to get your free download.

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