Ethical Responsibilities for Client Files: Facing Piles of Files with Smiles
1 PM EDTLawyers receive and sift through enormous amounts of information, some of which must be maintained in the client file. A recurring and often difficult question facing lawyers is how to properly manage and maintain client files. There are many ethical issues that converge and intersect that involve "the client file" such as: file integrity, retention, production, expenses, confidentiality, destruction, use of data management companies, and the use of the cloud.
Join our seasoned expert attorneys as they discuss:
- Ethical responsibilities to maintain client files
- Implementing checklists and systems in law offices to deal with client files, including the destruction of same
- The significance of technology and how it impacts issues with client files