The Real Benefits of Timekeeping and Real-Time Compliance

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on December 3, 2015 at 1:14 PM

Attorney time entry is one thing, but are those time entries accurate and in compliance with client billing guidelines.

Prior to founding Bellefield, my Co-Founder Dani and I founded and built one of the most successful eBilling companies to date. As you can imagine, our background in e-billing causes us to feel very strongly about billing processes within the legal industry. Our experience tells us this: the system is broke.

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How Time Entry Compliance Gives Power Back to Attorneys

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on September 30, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Traditionally, when you think of the work that an attorney handles on a daily basis, you don’t think of billing. While an attorney is responsible for entering his or her time, the attorney might be entirely disconnected from billing rules and outside counsel guidelines in most firms. However, when an attorney does become engaged in this process, the effects are profound for both the attorney and the firm.

This traditional disconnect between the completion of work and billing is costly to the firm. Until now, there was not much that could be done to avoid this. However, time entry compliance (also referred to as real-time compliance) is a game changer for firms.

“Say, what?” How Real-Time Compliance Works

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How Law Firm Culture Affects Profitability

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on March 13, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Culture is often regarded as a “fluffy” aspect of the firm’s operations and is typically assigned to the Human Resource department as a feel-good, nice-to-have.

In our recent blog posts, we’ve been speaking to many CFO concerns, such as why the CFO should be involved in vendor selection. In this post, we’ll explore another topic that directly affects the firm’s profitability: culture.

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How Law Firms Can Win with Big Data

Posted by Daniel Garcia on March 10, 2014 at 7:02 AM

In our last post, we discussed how real-time compliance is giving power back to attorneys to prevent billing errors and get invoices paid faster. As we mentioned, this is the short term problem solved by the real-time compliance. But, as is often the case, there is something much deeper going on that law firms should be aware of.

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