Associate utilization / Time sheets

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Associate utilization / Time sheets

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:25 pm

Are associate time sheets circulated among the partnership? Just the associates committee? Just the head of the practice group? Does anyone know? I'd imagine it varies from firm to firm. Wondering if anyone knows what happens in their firm.

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Re: Associate utilization / Time sheets

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:47 pm

I can confirm that at one V10, any partner can see any associate’s or counsel’s entered time, whether “released” or not.

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Re: Associate utilization / Time sheets

Postby shock259 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:42 am

Partners can see anyone's time at my firm. And the partners that do staffing get breakdowns that compare all of the associates.

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Re: Associate utilization / Time sheets

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:29 pm

At the firm where I was a paralegal, anyone could view anyone else's time through the billing software.

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Re: Associate utilization / Time sheets

Postby swimmer11 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:05 pm

Any partner can view any associates time at my firm.

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Re: Associate utilization / Time sheets

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:11 pm

Interesting. Wow, these answers suck for people who are slow, cause partners probably look at your time sheets and assume there's something wrong with you. At my firm, there are people who are perpetually slow, and people who are perpetually busy. Now I wonder if partners are peeking at our utilization to gauge how good/in demand we are.



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