How much time per day (or per week) would you say you take to do your billing?

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10-20 minutes per week. I bill live with timers that I set up immediately when receiving a matter. Helps me manage appx 10-15 matters every two weeks.

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That is amazing efficiency!

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Like 10-20 minutes a day, but it can get to 30 if there are weird timekeeping requirements for a particular client etc.

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Use timers and take the ten minutes before you stop working to close yesterday’s time. That way you know there won’t be more to add for that day and it’s still fresh in your mind.

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I also have timers but how are you folks writing all of your descriptions in 5 minutes?!

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Yea, I just try to make it sound like I did something important without being too specific. I end up using like the same 10-15 narratives so I have the shortcuts set up too but don’t really use them

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If I don't do it as I go, it's usually at least a half hour.

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5 minutes. Because I have timers set up

30-40 minutes on Monday morning

Yeah, but I typically only have 2-3 major matters going at once so the entries tend to be pretty similar

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.25 hrs for each billable day, on average. If I was sloppy with my time logs or juggling a lot of matters one day, it takes longer.

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