K&L Gates partner Todd Reuter penned the following article on document retention for the March 2007 issue of Spokane Business Catalyst magazine:
"Developments in communications technologies promised to free us from the printed word, but the paperless office never materialized. In fact, both paper and electronic records have increased, creating backlogged inboxes both on your computer and on your desk. And, if you’re like most people, that current set of documents likely grows exponentially every day
From a legal perspective, this might be a problem. The more documents you have, the more you will need to produce in “discovery” should you find yourself in the middle of a lawsuit."
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