Command help

Patton Echols p.echols at
Fri Aug 12 14:36:02 UTC 2011

On 08/11/2011 08:23 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
> Now, in a client relationship, with GUARDED proprietary secrets, and
> written statements to that effect, etc, that would win.

A practice management advisor here in Oregon has opined that a message 
in a sig file, at the bottom of an email may have legal effect, but is 
near pointless.  By the time you get to the warning, you have read the 
secret!  The reader is unlikely to purge it from memory.  You can enjoin 
further distribution, but if the person you mistakenly sent it to was 
opposing counsel . . .

> But not in a
> public tech support list, or Facebook or anything social where your
> email is routinely shared with strangers and you know it is by
> subscribing to it.
Right, but that just means it was not sent to anyone by mistake!

> My old attorney in Texas told me he's sue anyone for
> anything, as long as I paid him upfront.<chuckles>  ...

Your lawyer is too generous with his time.  My line is that a case has 
to be for justice, or for fun.[1]

-- PE, JD

[1] Getting paid is a given.

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