Setting up a flat fee matter on your Lawcus account is a simple and effective way to provide clients with predictable legal fees while also fostering stronger attorney-client relationships. With a fixed or pre-determined fee for a particular matter, clients can budget for legal services in advance, and you can plan your work and assignments to stay within the budget and avoid unprofitable ventures.

Setting up a flat fee matter

To create a flat fee matter and benefit from these advantages, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Matters and add a new matter in your desired pipeline or use the "Add Button" next to the timer in the top right corner.

  2. Enter the necessary details such as client and matter name, practice area, and more.

  3. Select "Flat rate" in the Billing type field.

  4. Input the flat fee amount for the matter in the Billing Rate field.

  5. Click "Create" to create the flat fee matter.

By following these steps, you can easily set up a flat fee matter that provides clients with transparency, predictability, and value. This, in turn, can help build trust and loyalty with your clients, leading to stronger attorney-client relationships.


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