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Section Newsletter Articles on Billing

The billing world is FLAT: Making flat fees work By William S. Wilson Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, April 2013 Flat fees are a profitable alternative to hourly billing if researched and analyzed correctly.
Bill for your value, not just your labor By Dan Breen Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, April 2011 How do we stray from straight time billing when time is such an important part of our stock in trade?
Question: How is the legal profession responding to the challenges of the recession? Answer: Alternative billing practices By Patrick T. Driscoll Jr. and Patricia M. Fallon Government Lawyers, April 2010 A look at how the current economy is affecting billing practices.
Question: How is the legal profession responding to the challenges of the recession? Answer: Alternative billing practices By Patrick T. Driscoll Jr. and Patricia M. Fallon Federal Civil Practice, March 2010 A look at how the current economy is affecting billing practices.
Editor’s column: Current economic downturn requires lawyers to evaluate case acceptance, billing and credit policies By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, January 2009 You need to make the choice about your own pro bono. Or as another lawyer told me, if work is slow, invest in yourself and improve your office and your skills rather than donate your time to someone who cannot or will not pay you.
Inexpensive time and billing software By Adrienne W. Albrecht Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 1999 We recently upgraded our entire computer system. In exchange for our old, tired Lantastic network, we opted for a new, fast Windows Nt system running their Backoffice Small Business Server.