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Need Help Getting Started With Legal Ebilling?

The LEDES Oversight Committee is pleased to announce that we have added instructional videos to our YouTube Channel on how to create and edit LEDES 98B and 98BI files.  Featuring our Standards Director, Nicholas Puschak, these videos provide instruction for people new to legal ebilling on how to get started.  These videos join our earlier […]

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Members Forum Added to LEDES.org

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that forum functionality, intended to facilitate ebilling problem solving and information sharing, has been added for member use only.   With membership in the LEDES Oversight Committee costing only $95 USD/year, this new benefit makes membership a bargain!

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New Resource on Using UTBMS

Aileen Leventon and Jenny Anne Horst-Martz, long-standing contributors to legal industry initiatives, have written another practical book on how to get the most out of using UTBMS codes. Legal Value Track is for both law firms and their clients, to advance the goal of developing a shared understanding on the value of particular legal services. Legal […]

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LOC Mid-Year Meeting Scheduled

The LOC mid-year meeting will occur during the ILTA educational conference, this year at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Maryland.  Our meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday, 22 August.  A meeting will also convene in London for members there.  If you are not in attendance at either location, the meeting […]

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2018 LEDES Board of Directors

Our 2018 Board has been seated.  Our leadership includes: President – Jane A. Bennitt, Global Legal Ebilling, LLC Vice President – Cathrine J. Collins, Legal Systems Automation, LLC Treasurer/Membership – Jim Hannigan, Fenwick & West, LLC Secretary – Daniel Bodnar, Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker Standards – Nicholas Puschak, Mitratech Regional Groups – Philip K. Knight, […]

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New API Subcommittee Forming

The LEDES Board of Directors has authorized the creation of an API Development Subcommittee, with Nicholas Puschak and Daniel Bodner serving as co-chairs. The subcommittee will develop and publish a software API that will enable direct application-to-application exchange of legal invoices and other information. The goal of this subcommittee is to define an industry standard […]

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IP Invention Disclosure Schema To Be Updated

The LEDES Oversight Committee Board of Directors has authorized the creation of a subcommittee to consider updates to the IP Invention Disclosure Schema.  Robin Hunziker, who spearheaded creation of the original standard, is leading this effort. A draft version of the proposed revisions can be found here, as well as a link to a survey […]

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Book/eBook Available on Using M&A Codes

A new book on using the Mergers and Acquisitions Codes is now available.  Authored by Aileen Leventon and Jenny Ann Horst-Martz, who led the effort to create the M&A codes, this modestly priced resource illustrates how the codes can be used to help price or evaluate fees and value of a matter, identify where you […]

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Update on J-Codes and Model Form Bill of Costs for England and Wales

It is our understanding that as the judiciaries of England and Wales move ahead with the electronic form bill of costs, it is no longer required that attorneys use the J-Code task and activity codes when recording their time or in the new model form bill-of-costs itself (the nBOC).  HOWEVER attorneys are required to use […]

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LOC 2017 Board of Directors

President:  Jane A. Bennitt, Global Legal Ebilling, LLC Vice President:  Valerie Milewski, Mayer Brown Treasurer:  Keely Kurtas-Chapman, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease LLP Secretary:  Daniel Bodnar, Thomson Legal Tracker Standards:  Nicholas Puschak, Mitratech Regional Groups:  Philip Knight, LSG Marketing:  Steven Cahill, Simmons & Simmons LLP