Probate Practitioners: Take a third short survey on timeliness, see other practices' reported work and billing habits

Thursday, April 25, 2019

_108476822The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Probate Law Section Council is compiling a list of helpful practice approaches for lawyers who specialize in this unique area of law.
Please click here to take the third survey, which focuses on timeliness in your practice: how quickly you return phone calls, respond to emails, turn documents around, and deliver filings to the Probate Court. This survey is anonymous, and we welcome your continued participation. We believe your responses will provide valuable professional insights to fellow section members.


2019 MBA Probate Law Section Survey:
Your Practice Results

The second MBA Probate Law Survey focused on your practice: the size of your firm (attorneys/non-attorneys), length of your legal career, hours worked and billed, practice areas, and the benefits offered to employees.

We are pleased to report that 60 people have responded to the survey so far. Here are the top results:

  • The top reported practice size: SOLO
  • The top reported number of non-lawyers working with you: 1-2
  • The top reported number of years you've been practicing: 36+
  • The top reported benefits offered to all employees: VACATION DAYS (PAID) 
  • The top reported percentage of your time is devoted to: T&E PLANNING
  • The top reported number of hours you work in a day: 8-9 HOURS
  • The top reported number of hours you bill in a day: 3-4 HOURS
  • The top reported county you practice in: MIDDLESEX 

More detailed results are available here