Legal Billing

TimeSolv Recap: Why Your Law Firm Could Be Losing Money Without Automation

Automation occurs when law office processes and procedures are performed with minimal human assistance, using technology-enabled systems. With automated processes, attorneys can streamline their businesses to achieve maximum efficiency and improved service delivery, which also promotes greater profitability.    Lawyers who fail to automate their processes lose out on a valuable opportunity to bring more revenue into the firm. In this post, we will look at three specific types of law firm automation,…

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TimeSolv Insights: Learn how to find more billable hours using TimeSolv legal billing services

For most law firms, the billable hour is at the core of all profits and attorney compensation. It is the basis for measuring the value of legal work and getting compensated for tasks completed. But it can also become a serious challenge when the money coming into the firm doesn’t match the hours and effort being put into casework.    One reason for this frustration…

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Law Firm Tips: Choosing the right billing software for your solo law firm

In this age of technology, your software choices can make a huge difference in the success of your solo law firm. The wrong options can leave you under-resourced and overly frustrated, which translates into lost productivity and diminished profits for your law practice.   On the other side of the coin, the right software equips you with the tools you need to provide excellent…

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Legal Technology: 7 Reasons why the cloud is wiping out on-premise legal software

The cloud revolution has taken over legal technology, wiping out on-premise legal software and replacing it with more cost efficient, convenient, and innovative options. From solo practices to big firms, many lawyers have recognized the value of cloud-based software. Those who haven’t are still dealing with the inefficiencies and headaches of antiquated software systems, resulting in…

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5 Easy Tips to Capture & Bill more time

In a law firm environment, every increment of time equals some measure of money. Lawyers who capture their time effectively see greater profit coming into the firm. But those who fail to capture all the hours of a day lose opportunities and money.   This exemplifies the importance of billable time to legal practice. Lawyers need to capture…

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Understanding & Implementing LEDES Billing at your Law Firm

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Many lawyers have no idea what LEDES billing is or how to use it. This is largely due to the fact that most attorneys use their billing system for the sole purpose of inputting their tracked time. But for law practice leaders looking to improve their firm’s billing processes, LEDES can be a useful and effective resource. While a basic understanding about the benefits of LEDES is useful,…

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Seven Signs that your Law Firm Isn’t Taking Data Protection Seriously Enough

With all of the warnings and horror stories about cyber attacks and law firm vulnerabilities, it’s hard to believe that some lawyers still haven’t taken adequate measures to protect client information. By not doing so, these legal practices may be leaving the door open for the infiltration of their systems and serious data breaches.  If…

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Tip of the Week: QBO Sync App

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TimeSolv will be pushing out a new release in the coming days and one of the updates will impact QuickBooks Online users who are using our QBO Sync tool. The next time you log into your TimeSolv QBO Sync tool after our release, you will see an authentication error. This is occurring because of an…

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One Wrong Move Can Ruin It All – A Guide to Making Smart Legal Technology Decisions

The legal industry is steeped in tradition, so it comes as no surprise when the implementation of new legal technologies brings about small headaches. But, the opportunity for huge debilitating migraines also exists. While the expanding legal technology landscape has created benefits for legal professionals, it’s also come with some stifling disadvantages.   On the positive side, it’s brought about valuable tech tools that help innovate law offices and move the…

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It May be Time to Reconsider Your Law Firm Technology If…

When was the last time you updated the technology in your law office? If you answer “Never” or “I can’t remember” or even “It’s been a while,” your office is probably overdue for some much-needed tech advancements.   Legal technology has expanded by leaps and bounds throughout the last decade. From equipment modernization to innovations in…

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Tips to Maximize Your Law Firm’s Billable Hours

The billable hour holds an interesting place within the legal profession. For most firms, it is the basis for measuring the value of their work and getting compensated for tasks completed. But it can also be an area of contention when the money coming into the firm doesn’t seem to match the hours and effort being put…

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Tip of the Week: Changing the order of the entries on a draft invoice

Sorting Time and Expense entries on a draft invoice has just become easier in TimeSolv. We explore the new changes in our Tip of the Week.  To start changing the order of entries,  click on the dollar amount of the draft invoice to revise it. You’ll then select either the Time or Expense tab to…

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