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There are many ways you can use technology to help keep your clients informed, make sure you don't miss an appointment, and get your billing done in a timely fashion. Here are some examples of how technology can assist you in complying with your ethics obligations.
Clio has released a legal trends report with data on billable hours, most profitable practice areas, and more. It is a must-read for lawyers who want to make data-driven decisions about their practice.
Accepting credit cards from clients used to be a complicated mess. But many practice management software providers now make it easy to credit card payments.
For many lawyers, timekeeping and billing are still central practice-management functions. And even though I am using the word *timekeeping* in this post, timekeeping and billing software for lawyers ought to support flat, contingent, and other alternatives to hourly billing.
What are eChecks? As you might have guessed from the name, an eCheck is basically a purely electronic version of a check. Because eChecks go through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) system instead of the credit-card processing system, they are also simpler and cost less to process than credit cards. If you have ever tried […]
From recording billable hours to explaining fees to clients and reviewing the bill all over again, billing is rarely fun and provides little creative outlet. That is unless you’re doing it wrong.
Today at the Clio Cloud Conference, Clio introduced two brand-new features: Campaign Tracker and Clio Payments.
There is no great secret to getting paid. All you have to do is follow this rule: never work unless you have been paid.
Working on the billable hour model is a lesson in the law of diminishing returns. At least that's the takeaway from Yale Law School's Career Development Office. According to Yale's numbers, to bill 1800 hours per year you would have to "work" over 2400 hours.