business development for lawyers

[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 […]

Freedom Fighters

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 […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 7: Credit Card Processing for Law Firms

This week, Larry interviews Shelley Charlton, Vice President of Processing Operations at LexCharge, the preferred payment processing vendor for Rocket Matter. Shelley and Larry discuss the benefits of accepting credit card payments online, how to watch out for hidden fees, and how LexCharge can help your firm save money! Additional Content: Can I put that on […]

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Lawyers Share Their Favorite Podcasts: Part Two

  Lawyers seems to really love podcasts. In fact, one of our most popular blog posts of all time was on the Top Ten Legal Podcasts. So we thought we’d ask a bunch of lawyers what their favorite podcasts are—and we received so many responses that we decided to share the results in several posts. Here’s Part […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 6: The Most Efficient Scheduling Tools for Your Law Firm

In this week’s episode, Catherine Sanders-Reach returns to chat about the best ways to schedule appointments with colleagues and clients.  Catherine, who is the Director of Law Practice Management Technology at the Chicago Bar Association, chats with Larry about tools like Calendly, Microsoft Bookings, and Google Calendar. WARNING: This episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast […]

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The Cloud Computing Lawyer (Infographic)

The ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center has been surveying practicing attorneys about their technology choices for more than 20 years. They recently released the 2016 Legal Technology Survey Report, which addresses tech budgeting, software, hardware, and more. It also addresses the use of cloud services among today’s lawyers. While it is safe to say that the legal […]

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Marketing Tips from Ten Successful Lawyers

  Marketing is essential for law firms, but it’s not always easy to get it right. Here, ten successful lawyers share the tips that worked best for them: “Roll up your sleeves.  If you think you can just outsource marketing, you’re wrong. No one knows your firm and practice better than you do.  If you leave […]