15 Legal Billing Practices: The Good and the Bad, by Tim Baran, Legal Productivity Blog


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 was performed, and that results in client complaints and cash flow problems for the firm. Each of those factors does its part in handcuffing the firm’s opportunity for growth.

We examine 15 legal practices – the good and the bad – in the Better Billing Practices E-Book. Here’s a nugget from each of the chapters.