Breaking Free of Hourly Fees

Texas Firms Find Success As Lean, Mean Alternative-Billing Machines

, Texas Lawyer


Dallas appellate lawyer David Weiner says he had an epiphany about billing in 2009, which led him to leave his firm and hourly billing behind to open a flat-fee solo practice. But most firms, particularly large ones, cling to hourly billing and offer alternative billing only for certain types of work or clients.

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