Lawyers Professional Liability Programs

Listed below are several insurance carriers writing Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance in California and their respective applications/policy forms for your review. However, we encourage you to complete the eQuote form to receive a no-obligation premium quote and to help us direct you to the appropiate insurance carrier for your specific situation.

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Designed exclusively for California lawyers whose practice is 100% criminal law defense

The Criminal Law Program II is designed exclusively for California lawyers whose practice is 100% criminal law defense. Varying degrees of coverage are afforded through this Program for unbelievably low rates.

If your practice is less than 100% criminal law defense, click here for the Criminal Law Program I.


  • Prior Acts coverage is available for each prior consecutive year in which you were a solo practitioner** with a 100% criminal law defense practice. If you do not desire or qualify for Full Prior Acts coverage, monthly rates are even lower for no prior acts coverage or for a limited prior acts period.
  • Premium payments spread out over 12 months -- at 0% financing.
  • "Claims-Free Credits" -- Earn premium credits based upon future Claims-Free years with LMIC.
  • "Over 50 hours of Continuing Legal Education Programs Free of Charge".


Policy Limits
(per claim/annual aggregate)
Deductible Monthly Payment
(with No Prior Acts Coverage)
Monthly Payment
(with 5 or more years Prior Acts Coverage)
$100,000/$300,000 $5,000 $50 $100
$250,000/$750,000 $5,000 $66 $132
$500,000/$1,500,000 $5,000 $75 $150
$1,000,000/$3,000,000 $5,000 $90 $180
$2,000,000/$4,000,000 $5,000 $120 $240

Minimum Enrollment Qualifications

In order to qualify for this Program, you must:

  • Be a solo practitioner;
  • Have a practice that is 100% Criminal Law Defense; (If less than 100%, click here for the Criminal Law Program I.)
  • Have no knowledge of any act, error, omission or disagreement with any former or current client which might give rise to a claim or suit;
  • Have had no claims made against you alleging any liability arising from the performance of Professional Services;
  • Have had no disciplinary proceedings brought against you by the State Bar of California, or any other State Bar;
  • Have current membership in good standing with the State Bar of California;
  • Have your principal office located in the state of California;
  • Have a "dual calendar" control system to notify you of such things as statutory deadlines, filing dates and court appearances; and 
  • Have letterhead indicating your solo practitioner* status.

Download Application

If CRIMINAL LAW II PROGRAM looks to be the appropriate Program for you or your firm,
click here to download an application . Fax completed application to WCIB at (949) 858-1759 or mail to WCIB, Inc / P.O. Box 11862 Newport Beach, CA 92658-5044

Final approval is subject to review and underwriting by LMIC of a completed Criminal Law Program II Application, including all requested attachments and additional information.

To download the application, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your system.
If you don't have the program, click on the icon below to get your free download.