Law Technology Today

Law Technology Today
Law Technology Today is the official legal technology blog from the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center (LTRC). Law Technology Today provides lawyers and other legal professionals with current, practical and innovative content developed by some of the leading voices on legal technology.

10 Do’s & Don’ts of Legal Trust Accounting

Handling client funds can be one of the most complex parts of running a law practice. The rules and regulations of handling client funds can become very difficult based on the specific type of account, your local jurisdiction, and other factors. As an attorney, you are the one responsible for the proper management of these funds. If you want to ...

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Watch: Better Trust Accounting

Each year, the State Bar of California’ Office of Chief Trial Counsel, the bar’s prosecution unit, receives over 2,000 reports of bounced checks from banks holding law firm trust accounts. Some of these may be innocent error, but the public is also reading high profile articles about trust account abuse. To add to the complexity, some law firms experience the opposite ...

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Better Trust Accounting

Each year, the State Bar of California’ Office of Chief Trial Counsel, the bar’s prosecution unit, receives over 2,000 reports of bounced checks from banks holding law firm trust accounts. Some of these may be innocent error, but the public is also reading high profile articles about trust account abuse. To add to the complexity, some law firms experience the opposite ...

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Watch: Better Billing for Lawyers

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Cash flow is widely considered as the key to running an effective business. Many lawyers prefer to bill a client another $200, rather than call about the past-due $2000 bill with that same client. If your practice currently maintains a significant outstanding amount of receivables, then you are effectively extending credit to your clients! Are your billing practices harming your ...

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