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…Not!

Guest Author Post Rob Knowsley Knowsley Management Services Many thanks to Todd Gerstein from SmartTime for his recent analysis of the value of law firms tracking non-billable time (what I much prefer to call FirmTime™). Todd indicated that he used to advocate...

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...

Five Strategies to get Lawyers to Submit Their Hours on Time

Gideon Grunfeld Rainmaking for Lawyers Special Guest Post Leaders of firms that charge by the hour often complain that they can’t get their lawyers to submit their hours on time. This, in turn, causes the firm to delay when it sends out some of its invoices, and it...

Advice to Thomson Reuters Elite Enterprise Firms – Part 2

Todd Gerstein CEO & Founder Smart Time Apps The blog post I wrote titled, “Advice to Thomson Reuters Elite Enterprise Firms” has been one of our most popular posts, according to our website stats. Clearly, it struck a chord. The essence of that post was if...

Time Tracking For General Counsel Attorneys

Todd Gerstein CEO & Founder, Smart Time Apps In all my years of studying timekeeping in law firms, one of the major themes I see again and again is how difficult, cumbersome and downright painful it can be to track time in tenths of an hour. So if you don’t...