Deleting Your Website Can Come Back to Bite You in the Assets, by Anna Massoglia, Lawyerist Blog
Chances are, you are all too aware that record-keeping is a tedious but necessary evil in the legal profession. There’s also a good chance that you have a website. According to the 2014 ABA Technology Survey Report, 84% of law firms do.
Record-keeping requirements include more than just client files and financial transactions. Many state rules also apply to other electronic communications — including websites.
It is not true that something released to the internet is ‘out there’ forever — especially when it comes to those attempting to comply with record-keeping requirements. . . .