Attorney Billing Software and Service

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Structured Retainer Payment Plans

If you want to collect 100% of what you bill and not turn away potential clients, consider using Structured Retainer Payment Plans. As you know not many clients can afford to pay your entire projected fees and costs on their legal matter in advance.  Structured Retainer Payment Plans are designed to keep your office cash

Charging Clients Late Payment Charges

By Phil Paisley, President – Interbill – Attorney Billing Software About 70% of our attorney customers charge their clients a late payment charge when payment for a statement or invoice is more than 30 days overdue. Some customers use a flat late payment charge, often $25; but most use an annual percent, charged like interest.

A Comprehensive and Effective Attorney Billing System

Part I – Communicating Value not Just Time Much emphasis has been placed on recording and billing for every single minute spent on the client’s behalf. Some attorneys and paralegals use timers to make sure they do not overlook a second. In our experience at Interbill, this practice is a waste of time and a

Outsourcing Essential Law Office Business Tasks

I recently read an ad for a paralegal in our little Northern California town of Mill Valley. Part-time paralegal wanted, must known QuickBooks (including payroll), Excel, Timeslips (attorney billing program), Lexus-Nexus and all normal paralegal duties. Three person office (including this part-time position). Think about this for a moment. Not only has this office narrowed

Keep It Simple and Keep It Safe

This blog is a continuation of the first of the year blog on the advice of a family lawyer who created and ran a very successful law office in San Bernardino, California. This family lawyer customer and friend gave me and others a lot of advice about the process of billing and getting paid. He

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