IMPORTANT NOTICE From LEDES Oversight Committee Board of Directors: The LEDES Oversight Committee announced that the LEDES 2000 format is officially retired and will not be part of any future development of this organization.  As such, LEDES 2000 will not be included in the LEDES API.   Vendors utilizing this format should immediately begin development of […]

In 2004 a UK-based group called LITIG (Legal IT Innovators Group) proposed an ebilling standard for the United Kingdom’s legal service industry based on the LEDES 1998B format. After several meetings and consultation with LITIG, the LOC approved a beta international version of the LEDES 1998B format in 2005. The beta format was revised in

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LEDES 1998 was the first standard issued by the cross-industry consortium led by PricewaterhouseCoopers for ebilling.  The format documentation is no longer available.  The standard was quickly updated and replaced by LEDES 1998B. LEDES 1998B is  an ASCII, pipe delimited format containing 24 fields.  It is currently the most-widely used ebilling standard in the legal industry in

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