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Oh that line item? It's for the Kleenex I used while working on your case.

Should you really provide line-items for every teensy little thing on your bills to clients? Um, no, says Carolyn Elefant, who agrees with a recent post by Jonathan Stein. She adds, "[F]or me, the much trickier question when it comes to billing clients for expenses is what our obligation is, as attorneys to seek out the lowest cost options when we're passing the costs on to our clients.  The question is more timely now than ever because with the advent of the Internet, we're able to gain access to so much more price information and more readily obtain lower prices than a decade ago ..." Read the rest of Client Expenses - Not Whether They Pay, But How Much.

Posted by Laurel Newby on November 29, 2005 at 12:51 PM | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

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