Lawyers and “billing judgment”

August 8, 2013

  • 51 Bankruptcy
  • 51IX Administration
  • 51IX(E) Compensation of Officers and Others
  • 51IX(E)3 Attorneys
  • 51k3191 Amount
  • 51k3192 k. In General.

51 BankruptcyLawyers are highly trained professionals and are expected to exercise professional judgment; they are not expected to follow up every random thought that pops into their heads, and when they do, billing judgment dictates that it not be billed, for purposes of award of costs and otherwise.
In re Jackson, 442 B.R. 469 (Bankr. E.D. Va. 2010)