October 2017 Bar Bulletin
By Peter Roberts
Many years ago I discovered the existence of the Uniform Task Based Management System (www.utbms.com) from the Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standard (LEDES) Oversight Committee. I thought, “What a great tool for explaining to clients what a lawyer does and what a great tool for developing a budget for a matter.” Time and billing software often includes the LEDES codes so any lawyer can freely use them. Visit the website above and take a look.
Likewise, I recommend becoming familiar with two of the more than 50 Audit Technique Guides published by the Internal Revenue Service. The other...