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Kira Systems 9 Feb 14
Find Out How Much You Are Overbilling — re: | maybe lawyers who wait til mth-end are busier?
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Adam Ziegler 9 Feb 14
interesting, but is it valid to infer overbilling from higher avg hrs-per-entry (i.e. block billing)?
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Viewabill 9 Feb 14
case-by-case, but CalBar suggests block billing = 10-30% overbilling.
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Kira Systems 9 Feb 14
Now you have me interested in whether they have any evidence for that! I don't see any there
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Viewabill
It also tends to correlate with amounts slashed by judges in fee disputes. Ex:
Block billing. It’s a buzz phrase that can prompt a court to slash a lawyer’s fee request, anywhere from 10 percent to 35 percent. Lawyers know courts – and some clients – frown on the practice of …
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