Having four kids and being an attorney presents a whole host of challenges. One of them is the constant sense that there just isn’t enough time in a day, a week, a month, a lifetime to do everything that needs to be done. The list of things to be done gets longer and longer, […]
Minimalism: Is it Possible in the Legal Profession?
In 2015, Marie Kondo was named to Time‘s list of “The 100 Most Influential People,” after writing four best-selling books about the art of tidying, including the best-seller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. That same year, New York Magazine proclaimed, “Marie Kondo will Change Your Life.” Since Kondo brought minimalism to the mainstream, the movement has inspired […]
Wednesday Wisdom- Intelligent LEDES Invoice Analysis
Ever sent an invoice that was missing LEDES codes? For insurance defense firms, rejected invoices often equate to a loss of precious time and money. With Rocket Matter’s new insurance defense module, we’ve taken the guesswork out of LEDES code submissions. Our Intelligent Invoice Analysis automatically identifies common LEDES billing errors before invoices are sent […]
Top Self-Defense Tips: Ten Ways to Stay Safe in a Dangerous World
Recently, I pulled into a local Starbucks at 9:30am. It was very crowded. I parked and was sitting in my car, gathering my keys and purse when I noticed two men had pulled up their car behind me, totally blocking me in. At first, I figured they were just waiting to park, but then I […]
The Top 3 Insurance Defense Billing Headaches (And How to Solve Them!) – Infographic
Insurance Defense firms are no strangers to billing woes. That is why Rocket Matter developed their exclusive Insurance Defense Module, which helps overcome some of the most aggravating aspects of eBilling. In this handy infographic, you’ll discover the top three Insurance Defense billing headaches and the Rocket Matter features that can solve them!
Wednesday Wisdom- Custom Invoice Template by Matter
Rocket Matter gives you the ability to select an invoice template for the entire firm AND to customize templates for specific matters. Within your firm, are there groups of attorneys that handle specific cases? If so, you may want to customize the invoice template specifically for that group. Do you and your partner like different […]
This one goes out to all of our friends who have suffered through papercuts and stamp-glue fatigue when sending out invoices. For this #WednesdayWisdom post, Larry Port demonstrates how Rocket Matter eliminates billing and collection headaches in a quick little video. You’ll see how Rocket Matter emails clients their invoices, and how the clients can then […]
When you’re a solo or only have a few people in your firm, managing technology is fairly simple and you might need minimal, if any, outside tech support. However, as you add on associates, paralegals, and support staff, you will face tech issues that did not exist when your firm was smaller. While your firm […]
On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port discusses Rocket Matter’s Legal Wellness Retreat, a two-day conference in the Berkshires from July 18-20. Learn more about the retreat, which will allow attendees to rejuvenate with eight hours of CLE on wellness in the peaceful mountains and charming towns of Western Massachusetts. […]
The Harvey Weinstein scandal first broke in October of last year. And in the weeks and months that followed, the list of men accused of sexual misconduct in entertainment, the media, politics, and pretty much every industry grew exponentially. Even the legal industry was not immune. The news, according to Boston College Law School […]
Content today is being consumed online more widely, more quickly, and more voraciously than ever before. In fact, there are hundreds of millions of blogs alone. So how do you sort through all of them to find the best legal ones around? A good place to start is the ABA Journal Web 100, which features the […]
The 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast gets Lean this week, when Larry Port talks about the concept of Lean marketing for lawyers. A lot of time and budget that goes into marketing can be wasted unless you measure how successful your efforts are. Learn some metrics that you can start tracking today and discover how to […]
We are living in a time of major transformation. While technology and access to data are influencing many aspects of our lives, such as how we do business, how we shop, and how our children learn, a shift in priorities and mindset are also at play in 2018 and driving significant change. This holds […]
It’s no secret that law students face a number of stressors while in school. These issues only seem to skyrocket after graduation. As we noted in our recent investigative report on mental health and substance abuse in the legal profession, 28% of licensed, employed lawyers suffer depression, 19% demonstrate symptoms of anxiety, and 21% qualify as problem […]
On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port returns to talk about project management for law firms. Hear how this “lean” concept can help reduce errors and increase your firm’s profitability….