Billing


Future of Legal Pricing

Death of the Billable Hour: A Eulogy

By | Oct.31.16 | 1 Comment

Last month, I participated on a panel at the 2016 Futures Conference. My assigned task was to discuss whether the billable hour would finally be dead by 2026. That got me thinking about the future …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Productivity-Boosting Tech Tips for Your Law Practice

By | Oct.07.16 | No Comments

Lawyers’ utilization rates and productivity measures have been hot topics since Clio announced it will release its first “Legal Trends Report” later this month. Among the most stunning revelations will be the finding that, on …Continue reading »


Clio Product Spotlight

Clio’s Payment Solutions Save Lawyers Money

By | Jul.21.16 | No Comments

Clio’s built in credit card processing, Clio Payments, makes it easy for law firms to get paid. No other integrated payment system is easier to implement. Better still, Clio Payments is cheaper than any other payment …Continue reading »



Setting Legal Fees

Is Your Practice Area a Good Match for Flat-Fee Billing?

By | Jun.16.16 | 1 Comment

The benefits of flat-fee billing arrangements are numerous, from predictability to efficiency to increased client satisfaction. But not all legal matters are appropriate for flat fees. So, how do you know which practice areas are right …Continue reading »


ATTORNEY AT WORK CLASSIC

Status Check: How Much Money Will You Really Make This Year?

By | Nov.17.15 | 1 Comment

With the end of the year drawing near, who doesn’t wonder how much cash they’re going to clear — and what they can do to improve the number. Peggy Gruenke offers help in this classic …Continue reading »


Setting Fees

The Best Pricing Advice I Ever Received

By | Jun.25.15 | 6 Comments

So it was the summer of 1983, and I had reached that particular stage of adolescence when your parents have finally managed, after a long succession of hints, to get across the idea that this …Continue reading »


Innovation

Four Steps to Surviving the New Normal

By | Mar.02.15 | 1 Comment

It gets to be a bit much, all the chatter about the legal profession changing at the speed of light. Even if it is transforming into something quite great — I know, maybe it is …Continue reading »


The Billable Hour

Capture More Billable Time and Stress Less

By | Jan.19.15 | 2 Comments

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 »