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Legal Billing Specialist

Legal Billing Specialist job overview

A legal billing specialist or billing clerk ensures accurate invoices are issued and paid on time. They pre-bill billing attorneys on a monthly basis, make requested changes, and assist with the prompt distribution of finals bills. In addition, they work with the client’s accounting department to resolve billing issues, run accounts receivable reports to identify overdue payments, and follow up to ensure payments are made. Legal billing specialists typically work full-time or part-time in the accounting department of a law firm.

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Legal Billing Specialist job summary

Our busy law firm is looking for a billing specialist who loves digging into detailed work that can help our billing attorneys revise, process, and issue accurate billing every month in a timely manner. Experience in accounts receivable and consistent follow up is a plus! Job seekers should have at least 2 years of billing experience with the billing process, be meticulous and organized, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. To be considered for this opportunity, send us your resume!


Ashburn, VA
Legal Billing Specialist responsibilities
  • Issue invoices to billing attorneys for initial review on a monthly basis
  • Amend invoices with guidance from billing attorneys and finalize for distribution
  • Work with the client’s accounting department to resolve any billing inquiries
  • Run accounts receivable reports to keep track of past due accounts and follow up on payment
  • Apply incoming payments to the correct accounts and keep accurate financial records
Legal Billing Specialist qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; some college is helpful
  • Two years of experience working as in a billing specialist position at a law firm
  • Advanced computer proficiency, especially with MS Office, Excel, and billing software programs
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at a time and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills are required
Legal Billing Specialist compensation

$41,131 (National Average)

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