Challenge number one of placing novice attorneys in remote offices - supervision. And what you've been doing to supervise those attorneys may not being cutting it, according to the Maryland Court of Appeals. E-mail and phone are not enough according to Chief Judge Robert Bell. He says, "You don't rely simply on the electronic record. You must check the docket." To read more about this case, check out the ABA Journal or The Daily Record.
So what does this mean for your organization? How do you supervise advocates in remote offices? How does technology play a role in that supervision? Leave a comment below and let us know. - K