January 24, 2000
eAttorney and TimeBills.com Provide Legal Community
with Online Time and Money Management
A Market of Nearly 3 million Legal Professionals and 120,000 Law Students
to Have Access to TimeBills.com Service at eAttorney.com
Atlanta, GA and Boston, MA (January 24, 2000) -- eAttorney, Inc., the leading
application service provider (ASP) and destination site for legal
professionals, today announced that TimeBills.com will provide a market of
nearly 3 million legal professionals and law students with online time
tracking, invoice delivery, and expense reporting on eAttorney's
full-service legal site. The site will continue to expand offerings as
eAttorney unveils a hand-selected suite of complimentary applications for
the legal community. The announcement was made in conjunction with Legal
Tech, America's #1 Legal Technology Showcase, being held January 24 -26,
2000 at the New York Hilton & Towers. Visit TimeBills.com during the show
at Booth #528.
"Partnering with TimeBills.com, the recognized leader in Web-based time
billing and expense management, is part of a series of product enhancements
and alliances that are making eAttorney a full-service destination site for
the legal community," said Samuel B. Kellett, Jr., Chief Executive Officer
of eAttorney. "We are targeting this service towards small and mid-sized
law firms, which comprise close to 97% of all law firms and may lack the
financial resources and in-house technical expertise to invest in expensive
business solutions. By managing their time and money with TimeBills.com
through eAttorney.com, legal professionals can add value to their
professional lives and make more time for their personal lives."
In addition to TimeBills.com's services, eAttorney offers value-added
e-services such as secure e-mail and document delivery, a proprietary
on-campus recruiting system (OCI+), a 25,000-strong lateral recruiting
database, aggregated buying, unified messaging, litigation research and
online relocation tools.
"TimeBills.com and eAttorney understand that every minute counts in the
legal industry," said Tom Brennan, Vice President of Strategic Alliances for
TimeBills.com. "We are committed to providing the tools and resources
necessary to automate a core part of any attorney's job: keeping track of
time and expenses."
According to an online survey conducted with a sample of TimeBills.com's
15,000 members, members recouped an average of $600 per month using
TimeBills.com, partially due to their using the minute-by-minute automated
timer for more accurate billing.
Other eAttorney services in development include: alumni outreach services,
document management, continuing legal education (CLE), additional legal
research capabilities, e-filing, legal newswire, interactive events, chat
room and message board for legal professionals, financial and consumer
financial services, daily news, weather and sports, e-commerce offerings for
travel and major purchases and an attorney-client collaboration
About the TimeBills.com Services
TimeBills.com, free for the first five employees per company, offers two
services, TimeBills and TravelExpenses. Launched on June 1, 1999,
TimeBills.com provides efficient, cost-effective services for over 15,000
small businesses. Under the terms of the agreement, eAttorney.com's more
than 65,000 registered users will be able to seamlessly take advantage of
the TimeBills.com resources without leaving eAttorney.com. Links to a
co-branded page housing the services at a discount will be available from
eAttorney.com's "eTools" section.
TimeBills provides an easy-to-use, convenient way to track time and billable
expenses, maintain project and client information and create quality
invoices online. Members can email, fax or mail their own invoices or
outsource the printing, addressing, stamping and mailing of invoices via the
EZ Invoice service, an efficient and hassle-free way to send clients a
two-page 8.5"x 11" invoice, return envelope and a pre-addressed perforated
payment stub. After receiving three free invoices, members pay $4.95 for
every three invoices.
TravelExpenses provides companies with a simple, complete, automated expense
reporting system. Employees create and submit expense reports, and managers
approve them for reimbursement … all online. Employees get paid faster, and
companies save money and time usually wasted generating, circulating,
processing and filing paper reports.
Available 24 hours, seven days a week, TimeBills.com supports all major
Internet browsers and is easily accessed from any Internet-equipped
computer. All data is backed up on state-of-the-art servers, encrypted,
password protected and only accessible to the TimeBills.com member.
TimeBills.com was founded in March of 1999 in order to provide small
businesses and solo practitioners with Web-based services that ease their
administrative burdens. Headquartered in Boston, MA, TimeBills.com is
committed to providing a new network of professionals with convenient
About eAttorney, Inc.
eAttorney, Inc. is the leading application service provider (ASP) and
destination site for legal professionals. The Company offers both
proprietary and partnered Internet-based business solutions for the legal
profession together with attorney-focused business and personal content and
services through one Web site, www.eattorney.com. eAttorney's Web site
currently has more than 65,000 constant users of its Internet-based
on-campus recruiting service and lateral recruiting tool, OCI+ (On-campus
Interviewing Plus), the growth point for the site. This user base includes
40,000 students at 39 law schools and more than 300 law firms, as well as
25,000 attorneys using eAttorney's lateral job search solutions. By
enabling all involved parties to communicate on the Internet, OCI+ allows
law schools and employers to jointly solve the administrative problems
associated with on-campus interviewing and lateral recruiting, thus
streamlining the whole career search process. Examples of law schools using
the system are Duke University, the University of Chicago and the University
of Michigan. Examples of law firms are Shearman & Sterling, Baker &
McKenzie, King & Spalding, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay and Kilpatrick Stockton.
eAttorney, Inc., a private company, was founded in 1996 as Net Placement
Corporation. The company employs 30 people, is headquartered in Atlanta and
has operations in Philadelphia.