Controlling Clients' Legal Costs

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 00:00
Ed discusses how to estimate future costs by listing your assumptions.

Most clients don't complain about hourly rates; they complain about the totality of their legal costs. In order to control legal costs, one help is budgets.

How to estimate future costs: List your assumptions and make sure the client understands these and also provide for change-orders if any of these assumptions prove to be erroneous. That's how you keep the costs down and that's how you keep the client satisfied.

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