Ensure only reasonable amounts of staff are billing time for meetings, depositions or other attendances at court.
Make sure an attorney billing travel time is completing work [for you!] whilst they travel.
An attorney should not bill for clerical work that can easily be completed by administrative staff.
Online Legal Databases charges are a cost that a law firm should absorb into their overhead – not into your bills!
An attorney can sometimes log late-night hours trying to meet a deadline for your matter. Come to an agreement about under what circumstances, if any, an attorney can charge you for ordering a meal whilst on the clock.
Reviewing your legal bills can be a daunting and frustrating task. Between trying to understand the specific work an attorney has completed, to wondering why they charged you for a few reams of paper at the photocopier, the following video explains the six quick ways to identify savings in your legal bills.