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For Associates in firms with no minimum billable hours requirement and a flat rate fee structure, how many hours are you generally billing on average?

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Question, what’s the point of billing hours if everything is on a flat fee structure?

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Yeah you’ll need to ask inside folks. I’d say it’s impossible for us to tell you from here.

120-140 hours/month, depending on workload for the month

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I remember my first part time job.

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We track our time for client curiosity sake - I’m required to track 50 hr/week

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I have no idea but can you find out what your peers are doing? I would copy that if they are doing well at the firm.

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