The State Bar Association of North Dakota Fall 2015 Gavel Magazine - Page 16

It’s All About Documenting Scope I know lawyers get tired of hearing it and risk folk like me get tired of always having to say it; but there is real value in documenting scope of representation on every new matter. Please note that I did not say with every new client, I said with every new matter. Now, I don’t mean to suggest that every time a call comes in from some longstanding client that you, as their lawyer, should shoot off a new contract or engagement letter. By no means do I wish to suggest that. I am suggesting,