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An entertaining and nitty-gritty look at insurance lines, policy must-knows, tales of risky insurance business, and more, because — we’re insurance nerds. We can’t help it!

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Leading with Integrity: A Journey in the Law Firm Insurance Industry

In the dynamic and complex landscape of the legal world, where every decision carries significant consequences, having a reliable compass is paramount. As a leader in the legal malpractice insurance industry, I have had the privilege of not just...

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What You Need to Know Before Applying for Your 1st Malpractice Insurance Policy

Here at ALPS, we do try our absolute best to make sure the application process is as seamless and convenient as possible. That said, if you have a...

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New Hampshire Bar Association endorses ALPS Insurance

We are thrilled to announce that as of December 1st, 2023, The New Hampshire Bar Association (NHBA) has named ALPS Insurance as an endorsed provider...

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A lawyer is overwhelmed because they've received a bar grievance

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What Not to Do When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

Introduction Since publishing Part I of this series, several new clients contacted us after being shocked and insulted to learn that a disciplinary...

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lawyer having a bad day

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Getting Help With Malpractice Claims And Bar Grievances

What Not To Do When the Fan Starts Slinging What Just Hit It: Part I of IV Introduction Over the past several weeks, we have had the privilege of...

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Is Your Legal Malpractice Insurance in a Good Place?

Are you approaching the renewal of your malpractice coverage? I wanted to share some valuable information that I have come across in the last few...

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Is Your Law Firm Asking the Right Questions?

I’ve been emailing law firms every quarter for a few years now in an effort to get at the heart of what lawyers need and how ALPS can help them. I...

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How to Make the Right Impression When Applying for Malpractice Insurance

Of course, a malpractice insurance underwriter will review everything a law firm submits in its application and obviously a great deal can be learned...

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Can A Lawyer Represent a Family Member?

At some point in every lawyer’s career, a family member will ask for legal advice and the question arises of whether a lawyer can represent a family...

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Ask the Right Questions When Shopping for Malpractice Insurance

Every one of us has heard the pitches. “Bigger is better.” “We’ve been in business for over 100 years so we’re the one company you can trust.” “We’ve...

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Insuring the Business Risks of a Law Practice

While certain business risks can be unpleasant to think about and others are all too easy to minimize; unexpected things can and do happen, even to...

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I Want to Be a Contract Attorney. Do I Need To Purchase My Own Malpractice Insurance Policy?

Get ready for a typical lawyer response, because the answer is maybe. It all depends upon the specifics of the situation. Let’s take a look at three...

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Theft of Client Funds and the Interplay Between Bad Actors and Innocent Insured Coverage

A question that occasionally comes up concerns insurance coverage for the loss of client funds. This is a particularly troublesome concern due to...

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