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How Lawyers Should (and Shouldn’t!) Answer Phone Calls

  Early in my solo practice, before I knew anything about building a client-centered law firm, I came up with a brilliant plan. I was tired of getting interrupted by phone calls, so I decided to just send all calls to voicemail and block off time to return them at 10am and 3pm every weekday. […]

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Wednesday Wisdom- Custom LEDES Field Mapping

With Rocket Matter’s Insurance Defense package, you now have the ability to configure your LEDES mapping and customize the data behind your LEDES headers. You can edit LEDES mapping on a global level so that all matters use the same customized mapping OR you can take it a step further and edit LEDES mapping by […]

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How Lawyers Can Turn Losing into Winning

  When I was a first-year law student, my Constitutional Law professor announced that he originally wanted to be a trial lawyer, but after losing his first ten trials, he decided he better teach law than practice it. My initial reaction was that maybe he shouldn’t have shared that, but now I understand that he […]

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6 Old-School Profitability Tips for Lawyers (Infographic)

What does it take to be a profitable lawyer? Of course, you can track your time accurately, offer your clients online payment plans, and automate certain aspects of your firm. However, there are so many other factors that can contribute to your overall profitability besides technology. Here are six old-school profitability tips that might help:

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Wednesday Wisdom- Inline Editing

With our improved batch billing page, you can now take advantage of inline editing! This means you’ll no longer have to go back into a matter to make changes. You can make all of your changes directly from the billing screen. You can also take advantage of this feature on a matter level while in […]

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Ep 57: Going Paperless with the Connected Lawyer

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port chats with special guest Bryan Sims, creator of The Connected Lawyer blog. Hear about the benefits of the cloud, going paperless, and how to properly leverage technology to practice law more efficiently. You won’t want to miss this informative episode!

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Minimalism in the Legal World: Lawyers Share Their Experiences

  We recently reported that more and more lawyers are incorporating minimalism into their practices these days. Here, lawyers share exactly how they are taking a more minimalist approach…and why: “Research shows that multi-tasking actually leads to a decrease of productivity and creativity. I have found this to be true and have changed the way I work and […]

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Top 6 Halloween Lawsuits of All Time

  Happy Halloween from Rocket Matter! We hope you have a fun day. Working with thousands of lawyers around the world, we know that plenty of lawsuits are very strange. But the ones related to Halloween? Of course, those are particularly silly and bizarre. Here’s a look at some of the weirdest ones we’ve come across: […]

Office 365 Integration: Microsoft Word

Wednesday Wisdom—Office 365 Integration: Microsoft Word

With our Office 365 Integration, you have the ability to draft a motion (or any document) in Word and then sync it straight into Rocket Matter! Simply open the Rocket Matter plug-in located in your tool bar, sign into Rocket Matter, and sync your document. Go ahead and bill for your document, and then you have […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 56: How to Rid the World of Hate – Michael Freeling and the ADL

On this special (and slightly longer) episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port welcomes guest host Michael Freeling. Michael is a real estate attorney in Boca Raton, Florida and is a volunteer leader at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). From donations to volunteer work to live events, you’ll learn about current ADL initiatives […]