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5 Things to Include in Your Email Policy

sending protected email between attorney and clientOne of the first communications you should send to a new client is your email policy.  Explain the dangers involved in emailing privileged information and tell them what precautions to take.

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Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?

It has become routine for attorneys to include a disclaimer in their emails. But like anything else that becomes routine, some attorneys have lost track of the purpose of the disclaimer and could benefit from a little thought on improving its language and placement. If that’s you, take a look at your disclaimer and compare it to our sample.

Attorneys use email disclaimers for two main reasons:

  • To reinforce the confidential nature of an attorney-client communication when sending an email to a client; and
  • To guard against the creation of an attorney-client relationship with a potential client or other individual based on the information communicated in the email.
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Attorney-Client E-Communications

email_133940537E-mail is a wonderfully fast and efficient way for attorneys and their clients to communicate and transmit information. But with this new technology comes new risks and the necessity to educate your clients on e-mail security.