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Time Tracking & Time Management for Lawyers

January 13, 2016: Blog, Legal, Time Management

“Time is a unique resource. It cannot be accumulated like money or stockpiled like raw materials. We are forced to spend it, whether we choose to or not, and at a fixed rate of sixty seconds every minute. It cannot be turned on and off like a machine or replaced like a man. It is […]

7 Tips to Successful Invoicing

One of the most stressful times for a small business of any size is when cash flow grow tight because payments are not being made in a timely manner. Sometimes the answer is how you invoice and your communication with the customer—setting expectations, defining roles and terms—all of which can create barriers in getting paid on […]

Advocates Law Group Reigns in the Cloud with Bill4Time

December 8, 2015: Blog, Case Study, Legal

Virtual Law Firm Chooses Cloud-Based Time Billing App for Effectiveness & Ease of Use   Profile The Advocates Law Group provides high quality, cost-effective legal services for businesses and individual clients in the Pacific Northwest. The firm consists of 14 partners with more than 400 combined years of diverse practice area experience. The Advocates Law Group […]

Bill4Time Releases Legal Firm Manager with New IOLTA Features

November 18, 2015: Blog, Legal, Press Releases

Washington and Florida Bar Associations Offer Members Premier Time Billing Software   Bellevue—November 18, 2015—Bill4Time®, a leader in time billing practice management software for attorneys, announced today the release of Bill4Time Firm Manager with new IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts) features. A collaborative effort between the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) and Bill4Time, the […]

Cyber Security for Law Firms: Prevention is the Best Medicine

November 9, 2015: Blog, Legal

You’ve heard the adage “An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure.” This is true with cyber security. Being proactive to prevent security breaches is less costly than repairing your system after an attack. The average cost of a cyber security breach for a small business is $500,000; however, the damage […]

The Modern Cloud-Based Law Firm: Make Your Law Firm More Efficient with these SaaS Apps

October 16, 2015: Blog, In The News, Legal, Time Management

We are pleased that Bill4Time was listed as one of the apps recommended for the modern law firm in the Crozdesk blog! Excerpts of Tristan Cardwell’s blog are below: As published in Crozdesk by Tristan Cardwell | Oct 15, 2015 | Having worked in the legal sector, I have seen first-hand the challenges facing the industry […]

TechnoLawyer’s SmallLaw Review of Bill4Time

October 12, 2015: Blog, In The News, Legal

  “You must breathe to stay alive. Your law firm must bill to stay alive. Ideally, both should occur without much effort. In this issue of SmallLaw, estate planning lawyer Chandra Lewnau explores the deep billing feature set of cloud app Bill4Time. Chandra covers setup, the dashboards and user experience, key features such as timekeeping, […]

How to Get Paid Faster

September 30, 2015: Accounting, Blog, Legal, Small Business

  It’s frustrating to the point of inducing full-blown anger. Late paying clients can be the death of a small business—for that matter, any business! How are you supposed to pay your bills, much less grow your firm, when the money due you isn’t coming in the door? Here are a few tips that may […]

Four Trends in the Legal Industry to Watch

September 16, 2015: Blog, Legal

During the Great Recession, many legal professionals battoned down the hatches, strapped on the water wings and did everything possible to keep themselves afloat. For those surviving the storm, the ailing economy has forever changed the landscape, creating greater efficiencies and productivity in an even more competitive market. From these changes have emerged a number of trends […]

Law Firm Accounting Issues Can Add-up

September 9, 2015: Accounting, Blog, Legal

There are two primary types of accounting methods: accrual and cash accounting. Accrual reflects income when it is earned, whereas, cash accounting reflects income when received. Most solo and small law firms prefer the cash accounting method as it is easier to manage. Regardless of which method you choose, there are issues with both methods. […]