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Attorney Timekeeper: Cloud-Based Time Tracking is One Trick Pony

By William Peacock, Esq. | Last updated on

This is a great idea. Seriously. Attorney Timekeeper is a simple way to track your billable hours in the majestic cloud. It has a touch-friendly interface. It's a heck of a lot better than using an egg timer or trying to forensically track time at the end of the day ("Well, let's see, there was that phone call, which my phone says was 24 minutes and 15 seconds. Then I went to the restroom ...").

Still, for $50 per month, what's the freaking point?

If you are a regular reader here (and you really should be), you’ll know that we’re all about the cloud-based practice management tools. We’ve reviewed a few, have a few queued up for testing, and generally think that these tools’ cost (between $1 and $50 per month per user) is well worth it.

And nearly every single one of these platforms has time-tracking features (including a stopwatch for real-time tracking). Some even find ways to nag you if it notices that you’ve had meetings scheduled with a client but forgot to enter a time record.

To be sure, Attorney Timekeeper does more. It has competitive efficiency reports, where you and your officemate can compete to see who is more Type-A/OCD about their time efficiency. It has the ability to scan your cell phone logs and match client numbers up to auto-add the time. (Then again, if you’re using the timer feature religiously, do you really need a call log-scanning tool?).

Beyond those features, it has billing codes (so does everyone else), goals for billable hours, and the ability to track how much of your time in the day is billable.

Nifty. Still, it’s about $50 per user per month. At that price, you have your pick of a number of cloud-based practice management platforms which handle time tracking, billing, invoices, calendaring, contact management, document storage, and more.

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