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A simple app which is basically a work timeclock on an attorney's
smartphone. They run it (via a simple, single-tap start/stop
homescreeen widget) whenever they are doing billable work, and their
client has a companion app on his/her smartphone which keeps track
and emits an audible 'cha-ching'
similar to the sound an old cash
register makes, at each half hour.
That is all.
||I like this, sort of having the phones act out the
exact scenario, and instead of you making your "ch-
ching" joke every half an hour the phone does it. In
a way the idea is to have the phones sort of become
equivalent to the actors in the scenario.
||Attorneys might actually benefit from this too, as it would
act as a reminder that constant unnecessary phone calls to
your attorney are costing you some serious cash. Believe it
or not, most attorneys don't like running up big bills for not
doing real work, especially for smaller and individual
clients. The reason attorneys insist on billing a minimum
amount for every phone call is so you'll shut up and let
them get back to doing their jobs.
||I'd heard that before... Higher than necessary bills aren't conducive to