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How to Create a Flat Rate Entry in a Matter


  • How to Create a Flat Fee Entry without creating a Flat Fee Matter
  • Add a Flat Rate Activity Description
  • Flat Fee Charge in Hourly Matter
  • Add additional Awards to Contingency Matters
  • Add a Flat Rate Activity Category
  • How to Create A Flat Rate Time Entry
  • Set up a Flat Fee Entry in a Matter
  • Set up Flat Fee


  • Clio Manage

Additional Information:

These steps are for cases when you already have a Matter, and you would like to simply apply a Flat Fee to the Matter.

You will only have to complete the first 7 steps once.


  1. Go to the Activities page
  2. Select Manage categories
  3. Click on New category 
  4. Select "Time entry category"
  5. Input a title in the Name field (e.g., Flat Fee)
  6. Set the Billing method to Flat Rate
  7. Click Save category
  8. Open the Matter
  9. Select Activities
  10. Select Add time
  11. Select the Activity category created above
  12. Fill out the remaining details for the Time entry
  13. Click Save entry


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