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Use Matter Templates to Automate Your Firm’s Workflow

Odds are, you create the same kinds of matters over and over again.  You have the same deadlines, same roles in the case, and the same tasks you have to complete. Wouldn’t it be great if you never had to create those things by hand?  Turns out you don’t. Rocket

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15 Legal Billing Practices: The Good and the Bad

Bad legal billing practices have plagued law firm operations and, in turn, law firm growth for decades. Entering time, collecting time sheets, and assembling bills can steal inordinate amounts of otherwise productive time, even from the most ambitious lawyers. Clients routinely wait months to be billed after the relevant work

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5 Billing Mistakes Solos and Small Firms Make

When asked if billing is important, most attorneys would readily agree, but it is one of the least prioritized tasks in many small firms and solo practices. The processes and procedures that are put in place regarding billing, however, are proof of the old cliché “actions speak louder than words.”

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Alternative fee arrangements
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How Many Alternative Fee Arrangements Are There?

The death of the billable hour has been greatly exaggerated over the years. Billing by the hour for services rendered is standard and will always be on the table — in the legal industry and beyond. But, clients are increasingly demanding alternatives fee arrangements (AFAs). In other words, clients want

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Lawyers: What To Do If You Are Not Getting Paid

Nothing is worse than performing work and not getting paid. Its frustrating and stressful. I’m sure that you want to avoid litigation which can be a lengthy process with legal fees usually starting around $3,500 and skyrocketing depending on the work. Litigation is also emotionally draining, causing sleepless nights. With

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7 Steps to Fixing Your Legal Billing Problem

The following post is the sixth in a six-part series on legal billing excerpted from our white paper, Houston, We Have a Billing Problem. Instead of immediately trying to get your firm to Level Five proficiency with billing, concentrate on advancing one level at a time. Establishing good practices takes

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