Volume 20, Number 3
April/May 2003

Resource Roundup

Looking for additional resources? Take a look at these ABA publications. Prices may vary depending on section
membership. For additional information or to order these books, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221
or visit our website at www.ababooks.org.

The Lawyer’s Guide to Insurance

By Ben G. Baldwin

(ABA Senior Lawyers Division; 1999; PC 5460033; $89.95)

This much-needed guide to various types of insurance clearly and concisely explains what to insure and how to save when selecting products that best meet your needs or those of your clients.

Prospective Purchaser Agreements: Reducing the Liability Risks of Contaminated Property

By Elizabeth Glass Geltman
(ABA Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law; 1997; PC 5350062; $95)

This book will help you draft a Prospective Purchaser Agreement under the federal Superfund and RCRA
programs and give you insight into
how PPAs can be used and how the EPA has dealt with PPAs in the past.

Risk Management: Survival Tools for Law Firms

By Anthony E. Davis (ABA Law Practice Management Section and ABA Center for Professional Responsibility; 1995;
PC 561-0123; $79.95)

This book provides a detailed system for assessing quality in law practices and for identifying activities in need of improvement. Follow these specific tips to improve the quality of your practice and avoid professional failure. 

Profile of Legal Malpractice Claims: 1996-1999

(ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability; 2001; PC 4140037-1-9; $40)

The study analyzes malpractice claims against lawyers covered by insurance carriers who
participated in a survey. The report, written by Joseph P. McMonigle, compares new data from 1996-1999 with prior studies conducted in 1990-1995 and 1983-1985.

The Lawyer’s Guide to Preventing Legal Malpractice, 2d ed.

(ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability; 1999; PC 4140034; $85)

This updated edition includes an explanation of legal malpractice and figures on malpractice trends in the 1990s, as well as a workbook section designed to help you avoid malpractice claims.

To order, call the ABA Service Center at
(800) 285-2221 or
visit our website at www.ababooks.org.

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