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Stop waiting to bill

A new article over on Lawyerist helped put some numbers on what we already (should) know, but often try to tell ourselves isn’t true. Waiting until the end of the month to do your legal billing entries is a great way to ensure your bill is wrong. Specifically, you’re likely to both overbill your clients […]

Collections aren’t fun

A new survey came out reinforcing what most attorneys around know and experience – collections aren’t any fun.  Specifically, collecting past due balances from their clients. Online Legal Software can help make the task a little easier.  Built-in reports and integrated data mean that balances, including past due balances, are always front and center, allowing […]

Bill more often to get paid more often

How often do you bill? Silly question, right?  After all, we all know you should be billing monthly, or even bi-weekly, if you suspect your client might have trouble paying (smaller bills might get paid easier) So how often do you bill? If you’re a solo attorney, chances are you don’t always bill monthly.  After […]

Fixed fees

With the rise of alternative billing models and increasing client concern on fee management and predictability, fixed fees are becoming more popular. With this rise in popularity comes concerns, however.  We recently came across Five Questions about Fixed Fees You’re Afraid to Ask and think it does a nice job breaking down some of the questions […]

Better billing not just smart, but ethical too

The legal ethics forum recently had a piece (referencing a further discussion at Ethics Byte) about block billing. No doubt, billing is fraught with pitfalls for the unaware (or unprepared). Avoiding these pitfalls is made easier with legal billing software: it can render the task of billing an easier one (and let’s be honest: the […]

How often do you bill?

How often do you bill? Silly question, right?  After all, we all know you should be billing monthly, or even bi-weekly, if you suspect your client might have trouble paying (smaller bills might get paid easier) So how often do you bill? If you’re a solo attorney, chances are you don’t always bill monthly.  After […]