Not Checking E-Mail Costs Lawyer $35,000 from Oregon Law Practice Management

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Last month a lawyer in Philadelphia lost his right to pursue a $35,000 fee claim because he did not receive electronic notice of the scheduled arbitration. The ruling is on appeal, so there is a small chance the lawyer will ultimately be able to argue his claim. In the meantime, take heed: if you practice in e-Court, you must learn the technology.

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Published In: Professional Practice Updates, Professional Malpractice Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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Beverly Michaelis
Oregon Law Practice Management

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