[Free Webinar] What’s New in Smokeball Billing

//[Free Webinar] What’s New in Smokeball Billing

On February 13, 2019 we kicked off our 2019 webinar series. We started the year off with what is new in Smokeball Billing. Our first webinar for the year was hosted by the Client Success Team’s trainer Jessica Robinson, Esq., who was joined by our Billing Product Manager, Mary Ellen Kelleher.

Our webinar started with Mary Ellen defining the term “agile development.” To put it simply, the development of our product keeps our customers in mind when releasing new features. As soon as we feel there is a feature that will make your Billing life easier, we want to get it out to you. As Mary Ellen says, “You Spoke; We Listened.”

The webinar covered small enhancements to Smokeball Billing, updates to the Automatic Time & Activity Tracking feature, and our new LEDES/UTBMS Billing feature. All these features and enhancements have been requested by you, our clients.

Some of the features you can expect to be highlighted during the webinar include: the ability to invoice closed matters, option to remove prior balances on new invoices, and other relatively small but important enhancements. Our Automatic Time & Activity Tracking feature now has the ability to separate out emails by the subject line, a highly requested feature. Finally you can expect to see an in depth review of our new LEDES/UTBMS feature.

We also gave you a peek into what we are working on next!  Remember, our Smokeball Webinars are a great way to see Smokeball in action and get a look at what’s coming soon!

To view the webinar please click here: What’s New in Smokeball Billing Webinar

By |February 18th, 2019|

About the Author:

For years, Josh has helped lawyers become more organized, productive, and profitable. A trained litigator, Josh came to Smokeball from a large east-coast law firm where his practice focused on franchise, insurance, marine, and general litigation. His work with Smokeball, and his continued passion for what he does each day, is driven by a desire to help lawyers and their staff do better in every way. Knowing well the stress and strain put on today’s legal professional, he regularly focuses on improving work and life in the law. He has traveled the country working with and learning from lawyers and their staff. Josh speaks regularly to bar associations about successful law firm practices and other legal topics. Recent notable engagements have been with the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar’s Solo and Small Firm Conference. In addition to his work at Smokeball, Josh serves on the Writing Resource Center staff at The John Marshall Law School. Besides legal technology, his research interests include judicial decision-making, jury decision-making and psychology, and legal writing. He has written and overseen research exploring causal effects of sex/gender on federal appellate court decision-making, and assisted with research for a forthcoming textbook on judicial decision-making. Additionally, Josh sits on the Board of Directors of Chicago-based Community Activism Law Alliance and on the Board of Directors of Chicago Fringe Opera Company. Josh holds his J.D., cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as a Senior Editor of the Wash. U. Law Review, held the prestigious Thompson Coburn Research Fellowship, served as Research Assistant to then-Vice-Dean (now Chancellor) Andrew D. Martin, and clerked at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.M. in Music Performance with Honors Scholar distinction from the University of Connecticut, making him a Huskies basketball fan through and through. Follow Josh’s activity on LinkedIn, and keep up with new articles on the Smokeball Blog.

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