The retainer says that "original documents acquired by the law firm over the course of representing you will be returned". My former attorney is refusing to include the emails associated with my case as part of my file, he is saying that he already copied me on everything, so he didn't need to include theme when he sent my file to my new attorney. I don't know if it is relevant, but I know for a fact that he did not copy me on every email, and I can prove it.
Why don't you have copies of emails you sent. Emails are communication not documents; so if the agreement said documents, at least in my opinion, emails are not documents. Now that doesn't mean no emails are part of the client file. However, emails recieved by the client and sent to the client are aleady in your possession and therefore do not need to be cataloged and resent.
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