Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 10: How Lawyers Can Get Involved in Social Justice

On this special edition of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port resumes his hosting duties to interview David Barkey of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). David is a member of the Southeastern Area Council and National Religious Freedom Council. He chats with Larry about current events, his involvement with the ADL, and gives advice […]

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Have You Ever Fired a Client? Lawyers Share Their Experiences

  Some people liken the relationship between lawyers and their clients to a marriage. However, just like marriages, in some cases that relationship just doesn’t work out and a lawyer has to let the client go (despite how much money they might lose.) Sure, it’s never easy firing a client, but sometimes you just have no […]

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In Response to Charlottesville

  We at Rocket Matter are here to help lawyers stay out of trouble and make more money, not to opine on national politics. However, as the CEO of this company, I believe the recent events in Charlottesville to be historically significant enough to merit a reaction.  When white supremacists and neo-Nazi’s march in the street, it’s […]

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Top Reasons Why Lawyers are the Biggest Game of Thrones’ Fans Around

  At Rocket Matter, we work with lawyers every day. And through the years we’ve come to several realizations: These people are saving the world. They are deeply dedicated to their work. And they are really obsessed with Game of Thrones (so obsessed that some are bringing a bit of Westeros into their courtrooms.) Here’s how: […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 9: Why Taking a Digital Detox is Crucial to Your Mental Health

In this week’s episode, Rocket Matter CEO Larry Port returns as a guest to talk about taking a “digital detox” and why it’s so critical for your mental health. He discusses his personal experience in limiting his consumption of news and minimizing his use of technology. Don’t miss this timely and important podcast! Looking for further reading? Larry […]

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How to Run Your Solo Practice Like a Business

  You have to understand business in order to run a solo practice. Of course, I didn’t realize that at first.  I would take clients without even asking for a deposit toward costs. I would take cases with poor liability and questionable damages. And sometimes I would pursue a claim after learning no insurance was […]

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[Webinar Wrap-Up] Business Development for Lawyers 101

In case you missed it (or if you want to see it again!), here are the slides and video from our recent webinar with LexCharge CEO Jeff Shavitz: Business Development for Lawyers 101. In this webinar, Jeff discussed methods of increasing profitability by monitoring your key numbers, P&L, and marketing. He also discussed how to […]

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Legal Freedom Fighter Series: Beth Halpern

  We’ve seen it repeatedly throughout our history: When people’s rights are threatened, it’s the lawyers who step up to to the plate. Some are true Freedom Fighters, and they deserve special recognition. That’s why each month, we will feature lawyers who are really making a difference. Today, we are proud to feature Beth Halpern. Beth Halpern is a partner […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 8: Why Your Firm Needs an Offsite Retreat

The tables are turned on this week’s episode, as regular host Larry Port is interviewed himself about the importance of having your firm take an offsite retreat. Fresh from his own offsite, Larry dishes about the benefits of getting outside the normal confines of a conference room. He also offers some helpful tips for planning a retreat of […]

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The Joys of Changing Your News Habits

  I know two people that overdose on news on the opposite ends of the political spectrum.  One is a woman who watches hours of MSNBC every evening.  The other is a man in my office building that keeps FoxNews on during the entire workday in his office.  I have had private conversations with both […]