Billing


The Billable Hour

Capture More Billable Time and Stress Less

By | Jan.19.15 | 1 Comment

Filling out a daily timesheet or inputting time into your firm’s billing software can certainly be aggravating, even stressful. The annoying timer. The big blank timesheet. The blinking cursor on the computer screen that greets you every morning. It …Continue reading »


YEAR-END STATUS CHECK

Holy Crap! Is That All the Money I’m Making This Year?

By | Oct.22.14 | No Comments

The year’s end is right around the corner, along with the holiday season. So, what do you really want for a holiday gift? How about getting paid for the work you did during the year? The …Continue reading »


Timekeeping & Billing

Three Ways to Better Billing

By | Jul.22.14 | No Comments

Billing. It’s not something we like to talk about, but it is something lawyers have to do regularly, so it deserves some attention. Making sure you capture all of your billable time and produce clear, …Continue reading »


FREE BONUS DOWNLOAD

New Math, New Money: New Download!

By | Feb.03.14 | 2 Comments

Yes, it seems we’ve been talking about the big changes coming to the legal profession for a very long time. But when the shift starts making headlines in the general media, it begins to seem more real. …Continue reading »


Managing

Fee Tale: This Is Not Your Father’s Engagement Agreement

By | Aug.28.13 | 3 Comments

Lawyers are uniquely situated to craft the parameters of the client-business relationship, though many forgo the opportunity — or, at least, leave much to interpretation and chance. Perhaps it’s just my perspective. In Massachusetts, the rules …Continue reading »


Billing Is Marketing

By | Aug.22.13 | 1 Comment

Last month, I wrote about the importance of communication when it comes to pricing your legal services (“Good Lawyers Talk Money with Their Clients”). Once you have the engagement, your invoices become a critical communication …Continue reading »