Top 3 Attorney Timekeeping Metrics to Measure

What timekeeping metrics should you measure? Here’s our offering: a list of the top three metrics absolutely every law firm should be tracking. And, we believe that this information should be made available to both the timekeeper and management. After all, if there...

It’s Time for Law Firms to Stop Tracking Non-Billable Time

Does your firm track non-billable time, or is it simply considered not worth the trouble? Every time we install Smart Time, this issue comes up. What we see again and again is that most large law firms track non-billable time, it’s a mix for midsize firms, and we’ve...

The Overnight Fix for Late Attorney Timesheets: $100 and Done

Over the years, I’ve written a lot on the subject of timekeeping compliance. Or, why the heck can’t attorneys get their timesheets in on time? Earlier this year, I read an article in The American Lawyer, where I came across this interesting bit of info about the firm...

Advice to Thomson Reuters Elite Enterprise Firms

Last month, Thomson Reuters announced that the final enhancement release for their Elite Enterprise time accounting system will be in Q2 2016, and that it will then be put in maintenance mode until 2022. This announcement was a big one. Enterprise is an amazing...

Timekeeping and Law Firm Risk Management

It’s an understatement to say that law firms are risk-averse, but many have not yet built ethical walls or factored their timekeeping systems into their risk management strategies. That will change. Thanks to costly and highly public breaches, firms are looking for...

5 Must-Haves for Attorney Mobile Timekeeping Software

If we’ve learned one thing about the mobile revolution, it is that it is ever changing (and usually rapidly so). When you’re searching for the right mobile solution for time entry, be certain you’re investing in a system that is agile, easy and up-to-date. Here we’ll...

Strengthen Your Timekeeping Policy

If your firm is lacking a compliance policy for timekeeping, it’s time to get cracking. It is essential to have a firm-wide policy that outlines clearly and concisely the rules that everyone must follow for time entry to be a clean and successful process. We have...