Enclosed for your convenience please find an invoice for services rendered through December 25, 2011
Why do clients believe their attorney’s billing is optional? No, that is not the beginning of some bad joke – its an honest question. If you get your oil changed at the mechanic you have no problem paying. Need your A/C fixed, pull out that check book. Going to update your kitchen? Here is the…
What a lawyer does to work for five hours and bill for nine. Or work for nine hours and bill for five.
Billing in BigLaw sometimes requires extreme measures. (Click the image to see the full comic.)
Most lawyers have a love-hate relationship with the billable hour. Clients probably do, too, and PhilaLawyer points out eight good reasons why. Eight Billable Hour Scams
No one likes this shit. It’s offensive, backhanded and creepy. And what’s its root cause? The billable hour.
Is it illegal to overbill? According to the “law,” yes. Is it unethical? According the ABA “code of ethics,” yes.