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Top Five Benefits of Attending Legal Conferences

  Over the past few months, Rocket Matter has met thousands of attorneys and others in the legal industry at bar association annual events and other conferences. I’ve been lucky to attend some of these events in states throughout the country, and I’m blown away by just how beneficial they can be for law firm firms. Here are […]

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Ep 5: Protecting Your Law Firm Against Cyberattacks

This week, Larry Port is joined by Catherine Sanders Reach, the Director of Law Practice Management & Technology at the Chicago Bar Association. Catherine discusses best practices on choosing passwords, password management programs, and multi-factor authentication.

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Why Game of Thrones Really Needs Lawyers

  When you work at a tech company like I do, there are certain unspoken rules: 1. You must have a deep appreciation for Middle Earth. 2. You must totally get why the Star Wars franchise has grossed more than $7.5 billion dollars worldwide at the box office. 3. And you must watch Game of […]

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Why an Offsite Retreat is Incredible for your Law Firm

I just led two of the most productive and rewarding strategy sessions that my company’s had in its 10-year history.  And they weren’t in our corporate office, a rented conference room, or even in our state. Rather, we got out—way out—into the mountains of western Massachusetts. Last week our management team flew up to the […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 4: The Paperless Law Practice

In this episode, Katie Floyd of the Mac Power Users Podcast returns to dish on the apps and hardware that she uses in her paperless law practice. Katie and Larry discuss everything from wireless document scanning and electronic invoicing to productivity and inbox management. Katie also talks about the benefits of using a phone service like […]

So I Switched from Mac to PC…

  Maybe pigs can fly: Windows is actually cool again. For the first time in 12 years, I purchased a PC for my own personal use. Adios Mac. I now tote around a burgundy Surface Laptop from Microsoft, and so far, I miss nothing. Well, almost nothing. I had discussed my desire to purchase a burgundy […]

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Fans of Legal Productivity: We Need Your Help!

  As you know, we’ve made a lot of great changes to Legal Productivity this year. We now cover all the topics critical to lawyers, including the latest technology trends, marketing, work/life balance, practice management, boosting revenue, running an efficient firm, and cybersecurity. This year, we also launched our Freedom Fighter series to honor attorneys really stepping up to the plate and […]

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Shelter Animals of the Week: Pit Bulls Charlie Brown and Alyza

  It’s no secret we love animals here at Rocket Matter. Collectively, we have given many dogs, cats, bunnies, a turtle, a bird, and even a boa constrictor a home. However, we know not all animals are so lucky. Millions of loving creatures are living in shelters, often lacking attention, love, and care. That’s why we want […]

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Lawyers Share Their Favorite Podcasts: Part One

  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 what’s […]