Recalling a time before billable hours

Miller, Valerie
December 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/8/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 49, pP14
The article focuses on the billable hours concept for lawyers in the U.S. The economic crisis has made it harder for law firms to find high-paying clients but billing clients by the hour was not the method of payment for lawyers in the past. According to Paul Hejmanowski, managing partner of Lionel Sawyer & Collins, lawyers were not supposed to represent clients in court for payment but for community service.


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