xxviii ONTARIO REPORTS MAY 18, 2018
Mr. Pinnington succeeds Kathleen
A. Waters who announced her retirement
in September 2017.
“I am extremely pleased with the appointment of Daniel E. Pinnington
as President & Chief Executive Officer,” said Susan McGrath, Chair of the
Board of Directors. “Mr. Pinnington recognizes LAWPRO’s public protection
mandate and the importance of operating within all regulatory frameworks.
From his work on the practicePRO initiative it is clear he supports our mission
to provide innovative and competitive services to the Ontario bar.”
Joining LAWPRO in 2001 as Director, practicePRO, Mr. Pinnington has been
the driving force behind the practicePRO program, LAWPRO’s innovative
and internationally recognized claims prevention initiative. His unique
combination of practice experience and technology knowledge enabled him
to provide lawyers with tools and resources to help them avoid malpractice
claims and succeed in the practice of law. In 2012, Mr. Pinnington was
promoted to Vice President, Claims Prevention & Stakeholder Relations.
In that role he continued to oversee LAWPRO’s claims prevention work and
took on responsibility for the company’s communications, stakeholder and
government relations efforts. Mr. Pinnington is a Fellow of the College of Law
Practice Management. Prior to joining LAWPRO, he practised law for eight
years in the litigation department of a Niagara area law firm.
“I am looking forward to continuing to work with the amazing staff at
LAWPRO. It is a privilege and honour to be able to lead the organization
through these exciting and changing times,” said Mr. Pinnington.
LAWPRO is a wholly Canadian-owned insurance company providing
professional liability insurance and title insurance in numerous jurisdictions
across Canada. The primary malpractice insurance program currently
insures over 27,000 practising lawyers, as well as providing them with risk
and practice management programs to assist them in their law practices.
the appointment of
Daniel E. Pinnington
as President & Chief