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Reblog: “Helpful Tips to Ensure Compliance With Billing Guidelines”

April 30, 2012

“Helpful Tips to Ensure Compliance With Billing Guidelines”

A client should regularly review the bills of counsel to determine whether attorneys and other billers have complied with generally accepted billing practices and established billing guidelines. The regular review of bills often results in the identification of questions and possible deductions for invoice entries that fail to comply with guidelines or industry norms. Certain types of activity included in the bills, as well as the format of billing entries, can give rise to concerns. Categories of entries a client should review include: block billing, vague and ambiguous entries, administrative and clerical tasks, excessive conferencing and unnecessary travel…

Good, common sense summary on ways to stay on top of your legal bills.

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