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Billing for Ediscovery: How to Fully Recover Costs and Meet ABA Ethical Standards

Billing for Ediscovery: How to Fully Recover Costs and Meet ABA Ethical Standards 1000 625 Michael Beumer

Clearly, eDiscovery software is indispensable in modern, internet-era civil litigation. Attorneys are under increasing pressure to invest in legal technology in order to provide effective counsel to their clients. Additionally, in recent years the majority of state bars have modified their guidelines related to an attorney’s duty of competence to include not only substantive knowledge…

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eDiscovery Cost-Shifting for Law Firms: Tips for Billing End Clients

eDiscovery Cost-Shifting for Law Firms: Tips for Billing End Clients 1000 667 Tricia Boguslawski

For years, there’s been a popular sentiment that the absence of economies of scale made eDiscovery impractical for small law firms, especially those with infrequent cases. While that may have been a legitimate argument in the past, the hard truth is that eDiscovery has become more necessary to these firms’ success, not less. To reconcile these…

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Lawyers Getting Paid: Better Legal Billing Practices

Lawyers Getting Paid: Better Legal Billing Practices 1000 783 Jason Krause

Your clients do not order legal service a la carte. They can’t order one deposition, two filings, and a side of legal research. They are paying to have their disputes resolved. That said, clients want to limit the ultimate cost of any dispute resolution at the outset of a matter.   The Alternative to Alternative Fee…

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