It's 8:15 a.m., Tuesday morning. You find yourself shifting uncomfortably on the hard wooden bench in the back of the courtroom, trying to find a comfortable position for your long wait. On your way in, you checked the docket. Your Motion hearing is 9th deep. Bummer. There goes your whole morning. Well, look on the bright side—at least you got a hearing. As hard as it was to get ready for, you hope it's worth it.
Being the diligent professional you are, you had taken huge chunks of your paper file home last night to get ready for the hearing. It took you about an hour of office time going through the volumes of paper pleadings, documents, letters, etc. to get your "take-home" file ready. As you dashed out of the office, trying to make it to at least part of your daughter's 6:00 softball game, you hoped you didn't leave anything behind. view more