setting your associates up for success

Setting Your Associates Up for Success: How to Avoid the Pitfalls

  Picture this: You have a great, seemingly hardworking associate. However, at every review, he or she seems to be falling short on their billable hours target. The person is coming in early, working late, and even putting in time on weekends, but still can’t seem to bill enough to keep on staff.  If this is happening at your […]

productivity in associates

Productivity in Associates: Setting Your Team Up for Success

  Solo attorneys often come to the point in their practice when they ask themselves: Should I hire an associate? If you’ve never hired one, you’re missing out on opportunities to grow your firm. However, it’s critical that you ensure you get the most out of the associates you hire. Here’s how: Determine what you really need. Before you start […]

benefits of attending conferences

Top Five Benefits of Attending Legal Conferences

  Over the past few months, Rocket Matter has met thousands of attorneys and others in the legal industry at bar association annual events and other conferences. I’ve been lucky to attend some of these events in states throughout the country, and I’m blown away by just how beneficial they can be for law firm firms. Here are […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Rocket Matter Launches The “10 Minute Law Firm Podcast”

  Today, we’re happy to announce the launch of 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast.  While we have always published printed word and webinar content, we will now release episodes of our own legal podcast on legal business topics every week. The 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast is available for subscription on iTunes here. We’ll also […]

benefits of payment plans

The Surprising Benefits of Payment Plans

  There’s nothing more worrisome to a small firm than cash flow, but making sure your clients pay can be problematic. Why? Clients have cash flow concerns, too. Paying hundreds or thousands of dollars out-of-pocket is not something many people can afford in today’s economy. So how do you bridge the gap between your client’s needs […]

[Webinar Wrap-Up] Your Mobile Practice Management Toolbox: Tips and Tricks for Lawyers

In case you missed it (or if you want to see it again!), here are the slides and video from our recent webinar: our Mobile Practice Management Toolbox: Tips and Tricks for Lawyers. Learn how lawyers can leverage mobile devices to meet their firms’ needs while enhancing their productivity. Your Mobile Practice Management Toolbox: Tips and […]

Grow your firm with matter templates

Use Matter Templates to Automate Your Firm's Workflow

Odds are, you create the same kinds of matters over and over again.  You have the same deadlines, same roles in the case, and the same tasks you have to complete. Wouldn’t it be great if you never had to create those things by hand?  Turns out you don’t. Rocket Matter’s new Matter Templates feature really […]

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Outsourcing Your Law Firm’s HR Functions

It’s fair to say that number one goal for attorneys running their own practice is to be profitable. Depending on your vision, a close second is to grow your firm and bring in people who can increase the firm’s earning capacity and create great outcomes for your clients. While having associates and support staff can […]