Scott Turow Believes The Billable Hour Must Die!


Scott Turow, famous novelist and one-time full time lawyer, wrote an article for the American Bar Journal, "The Billable Hour Must Die." Catchy title. Mr. Turow asks the burning question, if associates were required to bill 1,750 to 1,800 hours in 1986, but are now being pressured to bill 2,000 to 2,200 hours, "how can anyone balance these hours against other aspects of life?"

Please see full post for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.