What Law Firms Should Know about Billing for Paralegal Work

CosmoLex Team

Billing for Paralegal Work

In 1989, the Supreme Court ruling on Missouri v. Jenkins established that law firms can bill clients for paralegal hours in accordance with the market rate, not what the paralegal is actually paid by the firm.[1] Tracking billable hours for paralegals has become a standard part of law firm culture, but it still leaves the law firm with the question … Read More

How much should our law firm bill for paralegal work?

CosmoLex Team

As part of a court ruling in Missouri v. Jenkins, the Supreme Court held that legal fees can include paralegal charges at a rate that relates to the market rather than what they’re actually being paid by the attorney[1]. To figure out what rate your law firm should be charging, it’s important to consider what the going market rate for … Read More