Attorney Work Life Balance CalculatorTM
Purpose: The purpose of the calculator below is to help you determine on average:
many total hours you must spend in your office during the
week (Monday through Friday) in order to meet the billable
hour requirements of your firm (taking into account vacation,
personal and other "days off"), and
amount of time you'll need to spend working at home after
work or on weekends if you can't meet your firm's billable
hour requirements solely from your time in the office during
You secure this information by selecting values from a series
of drop down menus below, and then hitting the "Calculate"
button. The objective is to play around with the values in
the menus until the "Billable Hrs/Yr" value in the "Results"
column on the left is equal to or less than the Billable
Hour Target entered at the top (if "Billable Hrs/Yr" value is greater than the Billable Hour Target,
then you are billing more hours than your target).
here for more detailed, step-by-step instructions on using
the form. You may also click the "question marks"
below adjacent to an individual entry for further information
about that entry (note: clicking the link should open a window
on your screen with further instructions. If your browser blocks
pop-ups, or you otherwise don't see a pop up window, click
Note 1: if you need to clear ALL of your choices at
once and start from scratch, simply refresh your browser window.
Note 2: you need only select values for Monday, which presets
the same values for the rest of the week. Values for Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday and/or Friday may then be changed at your
discretion without affecting the values for any other day.