Billing


Getting Paid

Five Ways to Take Control of Your Invoicing Effectiveness

By | Jan.05.17 | No Comments

Lawyers in small firms don’t have large-scale technology systems or billing departments to help get invoices out the door. When the time comes to give a client an invoice, it is pretty much up to the …Continue reading »


Managing

Clio’s First Trends Report Paints Alarming Picture of Solo and Small Law Practice

By | Dec.07.16 | No Comments

Law practice management software provider Clio released its first annual Legal Trends Report on October 17. The survey is a compilation of data aggregated from 40,000 Clio subscribers in the continental U.S. The data, representing …Continue reading »


Future of Legal Pricing

Death of the Billable Hour: A Eulogy

By | Oct.31.16 | 2 Comments

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 »