Linda: My advice to you would be to post your inquiry on the legal records management listserv, to get more response. The instructions for subscribing to this list are as follows:
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Regarding your specific question about sample law firm retention policies, law firms don't generally like to share their proprietary work product, so I suggest you obtain the legal records management textbook entitled "Records Management in the Legal Environment: A Handbook of Practice and Procedure," available from the ARMA Bookstore at:
The book contains an extensive sample policy.
Lee R. Nemchek, MLS, CRM
Vice President, Records Management
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
333 South Grand Avenue, 28th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
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From: Records Management Program [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Mosier, Linda
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 8:17 AM
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Subject: Law Firm Retention Schedule
Does anyone have an updated law firm retention schedule they would be
willing to share? I would like to evaluate it as a starting point for
creating an internal draft schedule to be presented to the Firm
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