Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 11: The Must-Attend Conference for Mac-Loving Lawyers

On this week’s episode of Ten Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port is joined by Victor Medina, the founder and organizer of MacTrack Legal (formerly MILOfest). MacTrack Legal is a conference for lawyers who love all things Apple. It boasts tech elites and legal experts such as Katie Floyd, Brett Burney, and Steve Riley. Larry and […]

Information for Texas Attorneys Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our heart goes out to the people of Texas who are enduring this current crisis. We are here to help. I’ve personally lived through four hurricanes in South Florida—not to mention Sept 11th when I lived in NYC—so I sympathize with disaster survivors. Also, Rocket Matter assisted law firms after the flooding in Cedar Rapids and the […]

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A Critical Step in Cybersecurity: Vetting Your Cloud Vendors

  It goes without saying: The cloud is now mainstream. Early in Rocket Matter’s history this was not the case, and we worked with bar associations and consumers to educate them on how cloud technology works and what the true risks are. Now we’ve reached a tipping point.  It used to be perceived as more […]

A New Tool that Helps Protect Yourself and Your Law Firm From Ethics Violations

  Lawyers are the backbone of a just and fair society.  They fight for social justice, protect rights, and help people through times of crisis.  Yet, lawyers face their own struggle for justice in the form of overreaching regulatory authorities acting within systems stacked against the accused. Thousands of lawyers every year find themselves up […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 10: How Lawyers Can Get Involved in Social Justice

On this special edition, Larry Port resumes his hosting duties to interview David Barkey of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). David is also serves as Southeastern Area Counsel and National Religious Freedom Counsel. He chats with Larry about current events and his involvement with the ADL, and he gives advice to lawyers looking to get involved with social […]

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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 […]