Laura Spalding: PERSUIT — Scoping is a Muscle Every Lawyer Needs

As an eager young attorney at a large corporate firm, Laura Spalding quickly became disillusioned by unattainable billable hour quotas. But her experience in a space where nightmarish workloads drove promotions and bonuses inevitably sparked her burning passion for helping innovate the legal space.

Now the Director of the Legal Advisory Team at PERSUIT, Laura talks about how she and other young legal professionals have been victimized by the billable hour.

Join us as we discuss


- How the billable hour promotes a false perception of work (00:24)

- Delighting clients by placing value over timecards (11:16)

- Why no matter is too complex for alternative fee arrangements (17:13)

Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

- Laura Spalding


- Law Squared

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