conflict check

Wednesday Wisdom-Conflict Check

Rocket Matter’s conflict check can help you narrow down the possibilities of a conflict of interest. Be sure to develop a procedure in which you consider all possibilities; for instance, don’t just search for current client’s, search for past, prospective and declined client’s as well. Consider searching for opposing parties, witnesses or insurance companies. As […]

attention-seeking attorneys

Are Headline-Seeking Attorneys a Threat to Ethical Principles? Part 2

  Disclaimer: The following piece reflects the views of the author, not necessarily Rocket Matter or the Legal Productivity staff. In Part 1 of this article, I posed the question of whether attorneys who seem obsessed with getting headlines and trying their case in the court of public opinion are unethical. At first blush, the antics […]

add a matter

Wednesday Wisdom-The Quickest Way to Add a Matter

There will be times when you need to enter a matter on the fly. In those instances, “Matter Quick Add” is the perfect tool. All you need to do is enter the client and matter name, then viola! A matter is created! You can go back later at any time to add the contact and matter […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 54: The Benefits of Cloud Technology

On this week’s (slightly longer) episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port interviews tech-savvy business lawyer Marc Dobin of Dobin Law Group, P.A. Hear how Marc successfully transitioned his firm from PCLaw to the cloud, and get some insight into some tech that enables him to run his firm from anywhere! You won’t want to […]

headline-seeking attorneys

Are Headline-Seeking Attorneys A Threat to Ethical Principles? Part 1

  Disclaimer: The following piece reflects the views of the author, not necessarily Rocket Matter or the Legal Productivity staff. Most lawyers are familiar with the line from Shakespeare’s Henry VI by Dick the Butcher:  “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” What many people do not know is the line is usually taken out of […]

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Wednesday Wisdom- Custom Client Rates

For those particular cases where you have a client that needs a different hourly rate than you normally charge, set those clients up with a custom client rate. Rocket Matter allows you to set custom rates on a matter level AND on a client level! Once these custom rates have been applied, every matter you open […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 53: Bob Ambrogi and ILTACON

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port chats with legal journalist and fellow podcaster Bob Ambrogi. Bob is internationally known for his writing on sites such as LawSites Blog and for his speaking on legal technology and innovation. You’ll learn how Bob got his start as a journalist and […]

eating disorders in the legal industry

Why Lawyers Need to Start Talking About Mental Health’s No. 1 Killer

  I suppose when you’ve been in the eating disorders arena for more than a decade as I have, it should not be surprising when those involved in the general mental health conversation fail to mention such insidious and life-threatening diseases as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.  After all, even though eating disorders […]

interactive reporting

Wednesday Wisdom- Interactive Reporting

Imagine being able to view reporting data and interact with that data from the same page! With our Rocket Matter Payments Transaction History Report, that’s exactly what you can do! Review transaction data, filer that data to further refine your search, export your results, or process a refund directly from your report. Rocket Matter payments, […]