Conducts educational programs and provides educational resources aimed at improving the quality of legal practice and avoiding legal malpractice claims. Publishes materials pertaining to risk management and legal malpractice prevention; examines the market for professional liability insurance as required and recommends to the Colorado Bar Association members an insurance program to cover professional malpractice claims or suits.
The CBA's endorsed broker is HUB International. The CBA's endorsed direct carrier is ALPS.
The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Lawyers Professional Liability has a website with a wealth of information on and resources for professional liability insurance and risk management. The website address is americanbar.org/groups/lawyers_professional_liability.html.
You'll find links to resources, tips on how to find and buy coverage, a legal malpractice insurance hotline, publications, and more. The ABA publication mentioned on this website, Selecting Legal Malpractice Insurance 2007, is carried in the CBA Lending Library, an exclusive CBA member benefit, and available for checkout.
The website also has a directory of insurance carriers (a state-by-state list of insurance companies) found at abanet.org/legalservices/lpl/directory.