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Law Firm’s Contract Suit Takes Aim at Document Storage Fee via...

Iron Mountain was hit with a contract lawsuit on April 24 in New Jersey Superior Court for Morris County. The lawsuit, brought by Macri & Associates, contends that Iron Mountain’s charge of over $9,000 for the annual storage of the plaintiff’s 1,548 closed legal files is incomprehensible. According to the suit, Iron Mountain took possession of New Jersey Records Storage in 2019 and accepted a $3,407.55 annual storage payment from Macri in 2020, then began to unilaterally increase its annual storage fee with no explanation and without an executed contract. Counsel have not yet appeared for the defendant. The case is MRSL000717-23, Macri & Associates, Llc Vs Iron Mountain, Inc.

Defensible Deletion: The Proof Is in the Planning via Law.com

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Preserving—and Managing—Client Documents and Information During the Pandemic via Law.com

In their Professional Responsibility column, Anthony E. Davis and Janis M. Meyer discuss two recent ethics opinions from the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics addressed the duties of lawyers with respect to the Retention And Disposition Of Lawyer’s Closed Files (Opinion 1192, issued in June) and the Disposition Of Wills (Opinion 1182, issued in January), which we previously addressed in March.

Lawyers Leveraging Less Social Media to Balance Ethics Rules, Time Constraints...

This article discusses how lawyers must weigh and consider ethical rules and client confidentiality before every post.