You Want Your Bonus? We Want Your Timesheets

By David Lat Above The Law At large law firms around the country, associates and counsel are eagerly awaiting their bonuses. But partners and chief financial officers have their minds on other things: namely, collections. The fourth quarter is when firms step up their...

Communicating with Clients through Invoices

Gianfranco A. Pietrafesa ABA Law Practice Far too many lawyers do not know how to prepare time charges. They fail to appreciate that an invoice is a form of communication with a client. The contents of an invoice should be prepared with the same thought and effort as...