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Why lawyers should automate their accounts receivable

It's every lawyer's worst nightmare, and yet a commonly recurring one: the non-paying client. After investing countless hours into working a matter, you present the client with a beautiful, polished bill, and...silence. This only serves to put more work on your plate as you must now send additional follow-ups to the...
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Four Questions to Ask Before Signing Up for Law School

Going to law school is a big decision. It’s a huge time and financial (of course) investment. LSAT test-takers recently fell to a 14 year low, which has spurred some to suggest that this is an optimal time to enroll, while others say that with the median starting salary for JDs...
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Training Thursday: Generating a LEDES 1998B Formatted Invoice

LEDES 1998B formatting is an useful feature for a number of firms who use Clio in conjunction with Serengeti or Bottomline Legal eXchange. Additionally,those firms who have an insurance company as a client, some government agencies, or generally work on personal injury matters frequently used LEDES billing formats. LEDES formatted...
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Two Approaches to the Commoditization of Legal Practice

In Richard Susskind's book, Tomorrow's Lawyers, he predicts that legal work will fragment. In particular, he talks about “bespoke”' (a tailoring term for made-to-measure clothing) work. Matters requiring bespoke work need careful crafting and design from scratch; this is because each of these matters are unique, without repetitive elements and...
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