Guide to Closing Your Practice for Paralegals - Appendix 18

Letter From Assisting Paralegal or Lawyer to Law Society and Professional Liability Insurer

 

Re:      [affected paralegal name, Law Society number]

Please be advised that I have been asked to assist in the [closure, transfer] of [affected paralegal]'s law practice due to [provide reason]. Please note that [affected paralegal] ceased to provide legal services effective [date].

More information concerning the [affected paralegal]'s trust account(s), open and closed files, original client documents, and other client property will be provided to the Law Society when it is available. I [or affected paralegal, if applicable] will contact [affected paralegal]'s professional liability insurer to discuss his or her continued coverage options or obligations.

Please forward all correspondence concerning [affected paralegal]'s Law Society and professional liability insurance obligations to me [or, to affected paralegal, if applicable]. I can be reached at [address] and telephone number [phone].

Sincerely,

[assisting paralegal/lawyer, legal services/law firm]