File Retention and Destruction

A guide for Illinois Lawyers

File Retention and Destruction
A guide for Illinois Lawyers

Many Illinois lawyers are surprised to learn that there are few legal or ethical requirements that a lawyer keep a client file for any defined period of time. 

Get answers to questions you can't find on google such as:

  • Which documents do I need to keep?
  • How long do I need to keep certain client files?
  • How do I properly get rid of documents?
  • How do I properly store client files?
  • And more!

To keep or not to keep? That is the question. Learn the Dos and Don'ts of file retention and destruction. 

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