About The New Billable Hour

For lawyers, time is limited. What if you could expand time by changing your relationship to it? The New Billable Hour Podcast transforms the way lawyers think about time in their law practice and life. Each episode considers a new way for lawyers to shift your perspective regarding time as a lawyer. These small shifts in how we practice law will expand your time and productivity to create more balance.

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    The term “quality time” has been overused. What does it mean anyway? For lawyers, quality time with clients can be an opportunity to both listen and communicate effectively. This assures your time is being used effectively and your client is being served.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Ruttle Law, https://www.ruttlelaw.com.

    For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com.

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    Dealing with conflict in our cases seems to be a necessary job requirement for lawyers. But further conflict with systems, clients, and opposing counsel can feel like a waste of time. We can save time by transforming that conflict into something useful.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Cyndy Singh, Realtor for Keller Williams Bay Area Estates, https://www.csinghrealestatepro.com.

    For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com.

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    As lawyers, we are concerned about the bottom line for our firm or the firm we work for. While you usually think about money as the driver, managing your time influences how you end up performing.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Law Office of Kristin Love Boscia, www.boscialaw.com.

     For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com.

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    Clients take so much time from us. It is a challenge for lawyers to balance our clients’ needs with doing a good job for them. Turn that dynamic around by focusing on yourself.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Avila Law PLLC, https://avilaimmigrationlaw.com.

    For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com.

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    Lawyers have a high risk for burn out. While we are good at bouncing back and recovering, we don’t talk much about prevention. It is important to learn how to consistently balance our heat over time.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Sokhn Law Offices, http://sokhnlaw.com.

     For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com.

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    Lawyers are problem-solvers. Clients come to us with a problem and we use the law to solve it. And sometimes we just can’t solve the problem for our clients and our role is a bit different.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield Immigration Defense PC, https://www.immigration-defense.com.

    For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com.

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  • Lawyers are problem-solvers. Clients come to us with a problem...
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    Lawyers want their firms to flow with efficiency and ease. We want structures, systems, processes and tools that will keep the machine running. But by striving for flow through more structure, are we missing the point?

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Lodhi Law Office, PLLC, https://lodhilawoffice.com.

    For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com

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  • Lawyers want their firms to flow with efficiency and ease....
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    You know how it feels to always have something running in the background? The distraction of constantly feeling like you are not finished with work can be drag. Let’s fix this.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Serving Immigrants, Inc., http://www.servingimmigrants.com.

    For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com

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  • You know how it feels to always have something running...
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    In this era of quick fixes, hacks, and tips, it feels like there is a secret to lawyer productivity this is out there somewhere. However, the most direct shortcut to success is increasing our own capacity as lawyers.

    Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Hermanni and Lorenzo Law Group, https://hermannilawgroup.com.  For a free copy of “The New Billable Hour” book and other resources, visit www.newbillablehour.com.

     

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  • In this era of quick fixes, hacks, and tips, it...

The New Billable Hour: Bill More Hours, Be More Productive, and Still have Work-life Balance

Ritu Goswamy, Esq.

Lawyer & Productivity Consultant for for Lawyers

Ritu Goswamy, Esq., is a lawyer and productivity consultant for lawyers. She is the best-selling author of The New Billable Hour: Bill More Hours, Be More Productive, and Still Have Work Life Balance and The Holistic Lawyer: Use Your Whole Brain to Work Smarter Not Harder. Ritu is the creator of the New Billable Hour™ system, which helps lawyers increase their productivity by billing themselves first. She teaches this system directly to lawyers in a way that is engaging, fun, and practical. She consults with lawyers individually and in groups and is an active speaker and trainer in the areas of lawyer productivity, competence, and mindfulness. For a free copy of her first book, visit: www.newbillablehour.com/free-book. Ritu can be reached directly at ritu@newbillablehour.com.
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