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Posts Tagged ‘billable hour’

How Can I Talk to My Lawyer about Alternative Fees

The resolving recession may have some permanent effects.  One good thing is the willingness of more law firms to negotiate fee arrangements that do not focus on the billable hour, frequently referred to as Alternative Fee Arrangements, or “AFAs.” 

 

Billable Hour RIP

Please check out my guest column in RichmondBizSense today, Friday, September 25, 2009. In a nutshell, I explain (1) why I think billable hours are a poor way to price legal services, (2) what needs to be done about it, and (3) why it’s important to Richmond. I throw in a little historical background to [...]