The 4 Biggest Mistakes Lawyers Make With Email

By Carmen Germaine (October 14, 2015, 6:43 PM EDT) -- As the Dewey trial continues to grind, there's at least one lesson attorneys can take away from the saga — anything you write in an email can, and will, turn up in trial later.

A string of profane emails between former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP partners John Schwolsky, Alexander M. Dye and Michael Groll have become some of the raciest pieces of evidence presented to jurors at the ongoing trial over the firm's collapse, showing how every attorney should be mindful of how emails could come back to hurt them or their firm later.

Some email gaffes, of course, are innocuous,...

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