The Top 5 Ways Lawyers Waste Time

Law360, Washington (October 6, 2015, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Any law firm or client would want its attorneys to make the best use of their time, but some time-wasting habits remain entrenched in the industry, leading to unnecessary billable hours that can make lawyers or firms less attractive, analysts say.

The same principle applies to those who can show a mastery of time management — through technology, professional expertise or sound business development decisions, for example — and become more attractive in the competitive legal marketplace.

"If you do this well, it becomes a point of difference for you to go out and win other business," said Matthew Den Ouden,...

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