Legal Billing

How to Make the Most of Xero Using TimeSolv Integration

Xero has become a popular accounting solution among law firms of various sizes. This easy-to-use online accounting solution ends the legal paper chase by allowing you and your accountant access to critical client billing data from virtually anywhere at any time. Whether you are sitting in the office or working from the comforts of home, Xero offers one single location for attorneys…

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Tip of the Week: How to create and use abbreviations for your time and expense entries

Using abbreviations while entering time or expenses can save you a great deal of precious time and create a consistent language in your firm. TimeSolv allows you to add abbreviations at both individual and firm levels so you don’t have to waste time entering lengthy and mundane descriptions. These abbreviations can be assimilated in all…

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Tip of the Week: How to allocate payments on invoices and why it’s important

Payment tracking is an important process to run a successful business and payment allocation is an essential part of that process to assure you know what invoices have been paid, and more importantly, which haven’t. Another big reason to allocate payments on invoices is to assure your reports in TimeSolv show accurate information. If you…

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Tip of the Week: Creating Matter Plans

While construction and engineering firms have been using project management processes for decades, the idea of planning the work for matter using project management principles is a relatively new concept for lawyers. Today’s Tip of the Week looks at how you can leverage TimeSolv’s project management tools to clearly lay out the tasks that need…

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Automating Law Practice: 7 SOPs and processes to automate your solo law firm and boost productivity?

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) form the foundation for every successful business. These established processes prevent errors, promote efficiency, and provide employees with clear direction about where to go and how to get there. Your solo law firm should be no exception. Your practice is also a business and SOPS are essential to making it successful…

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Tip of the Week: Avoiding duplicated Client and Matter contacts

TimeSolv has just rolled out a solution for all those users who often end up duplicating their contacts on the Matter level when the same contact had already been created under the Client level. This duplication was happening because there was no contact visibility for Client contact on the Matter contacts screen.  If a Client…

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Attorney Health & Wellness: 9 signs that you need a lawyer timeout for mental health and refocus

It’s no secret that most lawyers work way too much. Early days and late evenings, coupled with looming deadlines and client expectations, can result in a lot of stress and anxiety. That’s why it’s important for attorneys to recognize the signs of potential trouble and respond accordingly. You are not a superhuman, and your mental…

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Legal billing: 8 reasons users rate TimeSolv as the best cost-effective legal billing system

With so many legal billing systems on the market, it can be difficult to determine the best option for your legal practice. But user reviews can help you make this important decision. The Capterra legal billing system reviews demonstrate why TimeSolv time tracking and legal billing software consistently ranks among the top platforms. I looked…

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Tip of the Week: Customize invoice appearance

TimeSolv’s flexible billing template feature allows users to specify exactly what information appears on the invoices you generate, and how it appears. Invoices can include as much or as little detail as you wish, and company letterhead and logos can easily be incorporated. This week’s Tip of the Week will focus on how you can…

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Law Firm Tips: 6 attorney actions that can ruin your law firm relationship with clients

The importance of the attorney-client relationship cannot be denied. First, as a lawyer, you are bound by rules governing your responsibilities to the client. Secondly, the proper delivery of legal services requires a level of trust from your clients. Finally, successful client relationships lead to profitable referrals and repeat business. Unfortunately, many attorneys act in…

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Tip of the Week: Attaching expense receipts and invoicing

Did you know how easy TimeSolv makes tracking expenses and billing your clients accurately? By being able to attach pictures of expense receipts to a matter, you can provide proof of expenses as part of the billing process. Click on Expense>Expense Entry. Towards the bottom, you’ll see a ‘Choose file’ button next to the Receipt…

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Legal Tips: Top 6 billing challenges solo law firms can easily solve with one super easy tip

Is your legal billing system leaving you more frustrated than profitable? You aren’t alone. Lawyers list billing issues among their biggest challenges to running successful law firms. Below are six of the top billing headaches faced by solo law firms, followed by one super easy tip to address them all. Inefficient Time Tracking Before you…

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