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Risk Management Resources

Law firm hotline - Our panel of Risk Management experts is available to answer general liability Risk Management related questions. Please note that no formal record is made of your call by the panel member or by anyone at Markel. That provides you with freedom and confidentiality to ask questions. You can choose to contact any of the panel members.

Risk Management Guide for Law Firms - This Designed Protection Risk Management Guide for Law Firms provides insights into the causes of Lawyers E&O claims. Numerous specific Risk Management strategies help to reduce the risk of professional liability exposure.  Key topic areas include achieving optimal law firm culture, enhancing the overall quality of client relations, raising client satisfaction levels, implementing financial management and practice management strategies and interrupting any existing claim trends or patterns.

Risk Management Guide for All Professionals - Our Designed Protection Professional Practices Guide provides a broad array of 230 Risk Management strategies that all types of professional firms can use to reduce the risk of professional liability exposure. The information in this Guide is the product of collectively accumulated knowledge during more than 30 years of underwriting and addressing varied professional liability claims.  We have done our best to provide you with valuable strategies addressing virtually every aspect of professional liability Risk Management.  We encourage you to read through the Guide and distribute it to your colleagues and staff.

Risk Management Self Audit for Lawyers - An interactive Lawyers Risk Management Self Audit form to help assess the strength of your current Liability Risk Management program.

Top 10 Tips for Law Firm Professional Liability Risk Management

Risk Management Notes - periodically updated, brief, and generally applicable introductions to Risk Management Ideas.

Articles on Liability Risk Management and Liability Loss Avoidance Topics:

Reflections on Ethical Issues in the Tripartite Relationship by Bruce A. Campbell of the Dallas TX law firm of Campbell & Chadwick, PC.

In Search of Consistency in Ethics Rules by Bruce A. Campbell of the Dallas TX law firm of Campbell & Chadwick PC. (Reprinted with permission of Texas Lawyer)

It's the Economy - Nontraditional Claims Against Lawyers by Bruce A. Campbell of the Dallas TX law firm of Campbell & Chadwick PC