The Maine Bar Association issues an opinion concluding that, generally, lawyers do not need to keep paper copies of correspondence. In Maine Op. No. 183 (Jan. 28, 2004), the Maine Bar association emphasized however that lawyers must remain mindful of their obligation to “maintain the means to provide copies of those records in a format that will make them accessible to both the attorney and the client in the future.”
Maine lawyers may maintain files in electronic format
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