December 2021 Bar Bulletin
By Ann M. Guinn
Timekeeping — arguably, the most dreaded task in a law firm. You may as well hate oxygen, or food, or water. You need them to sustain your life just as you need timekeeping, and subsequently, billing, to aid in bringing in money to help you continue to serve clients and support yourself.
Let’s look at timekeeping objectively and figure out the part it must play in your practice, as well as consider some suggestions on how to make it a less onerous task.
Do you only complete your time entries when you are preparing your monthly client bills? Maybe you enter your week’s...