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Houston Chapter Afternoon Educational Session & Meeting: Where Did the Time Go? presented by Fred Esposito


April 17, 2018
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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Houston Club
910 Louisiana, Suite 4900
Houston, TX 77002

The Houston Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators
Welcomes our Members, Guests and 2018 Business Partners

to the Installation of its 2018-2019 Board of Directors and an invigorating educational session on

Where Did the Time Go?

presented by Fred Esposito with Rivkin Radler


Hours Billings Collections –Where Did the time Go?

Many law firms, regardless of size, struggle with time entry, billing and collections.  All three are essential for a profitable law firm.  Time entries are the "bread and butter" of what lawyers do for their clients; it is the law firm's only inventory.  Billing is arguably the most important management process in any law firm.  the true measure of the financial health of a law firm is in its collections.  Billable hours without collections are meaningless.  This session with address best practices for contemporaneous time entry, prompt billing and timely collections and how to maximize all three for a more profitable law firm.


Learning objectives

1. Importance of establishing a time entry policy, specifically addressing the need for contemporaneous time entry and the impact it has on profitability;

2. Importance of prompt billing; alternative billing methods to increase revenues and how to use billing as a client development and relations tool;

3. Discuss the need for Loss Prevention-Oriented Procedures for maximizing collections, specifically, review of firm engagement/retainer letters

4. Understand the impact of billing and collection write offs on profitability.


The educational session will be followed by a cocktail reception from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

**Parking at the 811 Louisiana Parking Garage WILL be validated.  You can enter the garage from Louisiana Street just north of Walker St. or from Milam Street just south of Rusk St.**  

Please RSVP by Thursday, April 12, 2018


$0.00 Member Registration

$40.00 Guest of a Current Member Registration