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Knock. Knock. Who's There? Coverage for Subpoena Assistance

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Knock. Knock. Who's There? Coverage for Subpoena Assistance

It’s Friday the 13th, or any other day of the month for that matter, and your local process server appears at your door with a subpoena for your attendance at a hearing and for the production of documents.  The subpoena requires information related to the representation of your former client, Ima Headache.  You may not have ever thought about what you might do when being court-ordered to give information about a client or former client – until this scenario actually happens to you.  Is there any assistance under your ALPS policy for this situation?  Possibly.

The ALPS Premier policy, soon available to many law firms, will offer a subpoena assistance benefit.  This benefit covers the cost of legal counsel to advise and assist an attorney regarding the production of documents, prepare the attorney for his or her testimony, and represent the attorney at the deposition.  This policy benefit pays up to $50,000 per policy period and the deductible does not apply.

If this benefit is of interest to your firm, please talk with your ALPS account representative about the possibility of obtaining this benefit under your next ALPS policy.

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Martha Amrine has worked as a claims attorney for ALPS since 2011. Before coming to work with ALPS, she practiced law in Washington State, concentrating in trial court litigation. She obtained her B.A. from Seattle University in 1999 and J.D. from Gonzaga Law School in 2003. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. Martha currently lives in Missoula, Montana where she runs on the Big Dipper trail running team, coaches boys' soccer and kids running, and spends her free time enjoying Big Sky Country with her husband and two sons.

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