Best Billable Hour Practice for Paralegals

Best Billable Hour Practice for Paralegals

Are you looking for answers about billable hour practices? You will find them on this month’s episode of Paralegal Voice!

My co-host, Lynne DeVenny, and I discuss billable hour practices with Jennifer Karns, Legal Professional Training Manager for Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Jennifer emphasizes the importance of meeting billable hour goals and adding value to time entries. She also shares essential tips for improving your billing descriptions and capabilities.

Important points included in this episode:

  • How Jennifer’s career moved from Paralegal to Legal Professional Training Manager and what her job entails.
  • Why billable hour goals are important to both the employer and employee
  • The most difficult billing concept for paralegals and attorneys to grasp
  • The two things you must include in every time entry
  • The time you must not miss
  • An important time keeping habit to adopt.
  • How to write time entries that show value.
  • How to do the “billable hour math” to reach your goals.
  • And more!
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