I wish I knew how to quote for jobs

One of the most problematic and sensitive areas for any lawyer is the end of transaction billing conversation.

That is because, at least in the world of property transactions, we don’t have access to a crystal ball and it’s incredibly difficult to quote accurately at the outset. Generally, either client or lawyer ends up unhappy. More often than not, it’s both. For a profession whose raison d’être is protecting clients’ interests, this is one area where those interests are not aligned with our own.

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