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How TimeSolv can work for your PR firm

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In the high-stakes, 24/7 world of public relations, PR professionals are often working all kinds of unconventional hours from all locations – the office, home, airports, and even while commuting – and their primary structure for getting paid is through billable hours. Because PR firms are always on the go to meet their client’s needs,…

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Survey finds law firm tech spending on the rise

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How much did your law firm invest in each attorney’s technology resources last year? If it’s less than $5,000, then your firm is spending less per attorney than 83% of other firms out there, according to a survey released last year by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). On the other side of the spectrum,…

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The top 5 complaints about legal billing software

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Billing hours and expenses can easily turn into a hassle for attorneys, paralegals, and administrative workers alike, and this process is only made worse when the firm’s billing software in place creates problems, not solutions. Below are 5 of the most common complaints we hear about legal billing software, contrasted with what our customers are…

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Client pushback on bills: how did we get here?

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For law firm veterans, especially those primarily representing business clients, the current climate of clients pushing back on bills “just because they can” is not the way it’s always been. In decades past, absent glaring mistakes or fraudulent behavior, the typical process after a law firm did its work on behalf of a client was…

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Five steps to better legal time entries

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If you are an associate or even a junior partner in a law firm, often times one of the most visible markers of your contributions to the firm’s work is in your time entries. Of course, billing one’s time is perennially one of the least-loved aspects of a lawyer’s job, but letting that annoyance with…

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How Does Outsourced Legal Billing Work

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For solo attorneys and small law firms, the process of completing their legal billing of clients presents a conundrum. On the one hand, the legal billing process can take up valuable time for attorneys who are trying to attend to the billable tasks that meet their clients’ needs, but making sure bills are promptly and…

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Tip of the Week: Dropbox integration

Our Tip of the Week today announces a new integration wiht TimeSolv. We are pleased to offer integration with Dropbox, allowing you to seamlessly sync and access your Dropbox documents right within TimeSolv. If you have a Dropbox account and would like to connect to TimeSolv, head to Documents -> Settings within your TimeSolv account.…

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What Individual Clients Will Push Back On in Your Legal Bill

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There was a time in the not-so-distant past when individual clients (such as you would find in the family law, criminal law, civil defense, real estate, trusts and estates, and even business law fields) had little to no tools by which they could call into question the bills presented to them by their lawyers. How…

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5 tips for creating bulletproof time entries

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One of the time-tested ways in which clients dispute bills is by taking issue with specific time entries and arguing that they should not have to pay for any number of reasons: the entry was vague; not reflecting legal skills; redundant; contradictory to other time entries; incomplete, and so on. Because your billable hours are…

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5 things clients hate to see on legal bills

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More and more, institutional legal clients who work with outside lawyers on a regular basis are creating and instituting billing guideline agreements that any lawyer or law firm will have to follow if they want to get repeat business or simply get their bills paid on time. Many of these billing guidelines documents look eerily…

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What types of technology are disrupting the legal industry?

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The “legal industry” and “disruptive technology” are not usually two phrases you hear together. For that matter, lawyers and law firms tend to think any kind of “buzzword” phrase as not relevant to their world, or they are generally averse to or simply too preoccupied with work to delve into the technological changes that might…

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