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Nebraska Ethics Board Gives Lawyers OK to Accept Bitcoin, with Caveats

More large law firms are accepting bitcoin payments for their legal services, signaling the digital currency’s firmer foothold in corporate America. In the years ahead, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and blockchain technology will have an impact on just about every private and public institution in the nation.  Understanding and accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment puts firms in a better position to help a wide variety of clients in many industries.  However, there are important caveats to remember when […]

Block Billing Practices

Block billing costs attorneys dearly

All attorneys know that tracking and billing time to their clients is an important and inevitable part of working in a law firm.  Most attorneys bill their time in six, ten, or fifteen minute increments, depending on firm policy and/or client directives.  If an attorney fails to bill his or her time to a client, then the firm cannot invoice, and, as a result, the firm does not get paid.  Accordingly, timekeeping, and even more importantly, incremented timekeeping as opposed […]