Lost time = Lost money.
It’s as simple as that.
Using software to keep on top of time tracking is an efficient way to get the most value for your time. At the most basic level, time tracking software allows you to maintain timesheets for each person in your firm.
By choosing legal industry-specific time tracking software you reap a number of benefits. It also motivates you and your employees to use time wisely, meet deadlines and get things done on time and on budget.
Microsoft Excel has a timecard template for time tracking and reporting. b\But when you want to better understand how your employees are using their time and which clients are earning you the most money–which you do– it’s smart to invest in dedicated time tracking software.
Whether you choose desktop software or opt for the flexibility and convenience of cloud-based software and apps (or both), time tracking software helps you:
- Clearly identify the purpose of time spent
- Streamline and automate processes
- Capture more billable hours
- Accurately track expenses
Legal Time Tracking Software
Accurate time tracking is essential for law firms large and small. Yet recording the value and effort that goes into every 6-minute increment of the workday is tedious and time-consuming.
Legal time tracking software gives lawyers insights about time spent to maximize billable and minimize non-billable hours.
Our industry-leading legal billing software also features added functionality that makes the life of a lawyer a little less hectic. Here are some of the legal time tracking software features:
- Split invoices
- Multiple billing rates
- Billing increments
- Trust Accounting with summaries and reports
- ABA Activity
- Expense and Task Codes
- LEDES Invoicing
- Litigation Advisor Experts
- Conflict Checker
So what’s the best legal billing software for your firm? Here’s four simple yet robust solutions that feature all the functionality that modern law firms need.
1. Time Tracker by eBillity $29.95 / month
Track time from anywhere, approve timesheets, and sync to QuickBooks for billing and payroll. Enter data once and use it in every way possible, with convenient features designed especially for law firms.
2. Rocket Matter: $65 / month
Integrate calendars, billing, timekeeping, and document management with this cloud-based law firm practice management software.
3. Clio: $49.95 / month
For small to mid-sized law firms, streamline time tracking and billing, manage calendars, and collaborate with clients with this cloud-based software.
4. MyCase: $39 / month
Web-based legal practice management software for case management, time tracking, billing, client communication, and more.
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