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Getting Paid: Tips, Techniques and Ethics

Clients can easily become dissatisfied when they don’t understand the lawyer’s fees or billing practices. Lawyers lose money when they fail to capture their time properly and do not approach billing and invoicing from the client’s perspective. Improper billing practices and poor client communication surrounding fees can result in ethics complaints. But by making a …

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5 Ways to Improve Cash Flow

Are you happy with your firm’s cash flow? Your billing and collections practices can have a major impact on your law firm’s cash flow. Here are five ways to improve them to make cash flow more consistent. (Watch the video, or read more below): Have Frank Conversations with Clients About Billing – No one likes to …

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What Should Your Engagement Agreement Include?

I had an article appear in the October issue of the New York State Bar Journal entitled, “What Should Your Engagement Agreement Include?” Read it here or click on the link below the images to see the full article. What Should Your Engagement Agreement Include – NYS Bar Journal October 18 Reprinted with permission from: …

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Billing Tips for Solos and Small Firms

This post contains affiliate links. If you click through, I may receive a small commission (at no cost to you).  One of the biggest hassles of being a solo or small firm lawyer is dealing with billing issues including tracking time (if billing by the hour), generating invoices, tracking payments, following up on late payments, generating …

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