Originally published in the February 13, 2013 issue of SmallLaw: "Since your husband is a jerk there's a 75% chance of a trial in your divorce so I have to charge you $80,000." Um, yeah. Let's not forget that consultants preaching fixed fees are looking out for number one. The billable hour has endured because it works — if you capture all your time. In this issue of SmallLaw, New Jersey lawyer Edward Zohn reviews Chrometa 4.0, which automatically captures the time you spend working on your computer and smartphone. Version 4.0 adds more granularity via an Outlook plugin plus timesheets and invoices. Edward used Chrometa in his law practice for one month and reports on his experience in this review. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week for the latest state ethics opinion on the use of cloud computing products by law firms.
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