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Those Hated Timesheets – Are You Still Using Them?, by Jim Calloway, Jim Calloway’s Law Practice Tips Blog


“Most lawyers hate filling out timesheets to record their billable time. Lawyers are also not perfect at Time sheet accomplishing this, leading every company with a time and billing product to tout how much money can be made if only every bit of ‘lost’ time was recorded. But the practice of recording time by hand on paper timesheets really does need to go the way of the Dodo bird.

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‘[T]here’s one observation that I can make today with a great deal of certainty. A lawyer entering their time by using pen and ink on a paper timesheet is employing an inefficient practice that should no longer be used. You need to enter your time digitally. This means you.’ . . .