7 Proven Ways to Be a Happier Lawyer

7 Proven Ways to Be a Happier Lawyer (Infographic)

Did you know that being happy can result in a 31% increase in productivity? Happiness can also increase your accuracy on tasks by 19%! Even though lawyers are in what’s notoriously known as one of the most stressful professions, there are some proven ways to improve your overall happiness and mental health. Here are seven ways […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 30: Speak Your Time Entries to Alexa with Tali

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port interviews Matt Volm, the CEO and co-founder of Tali. Tali—Rocket Matter’s newest integration partner—makes it possible for you to speak your time entries into Amazon Alexa and, coming soon, Google Home-powered devices. You can then have them sync directly to your legal practice management […]

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Inviting Technology Companies to Build on Rocket Matter’s New API

  At Rocket Matter, we have completely rebuilt our application programming interface (or API for short). Partner technology companies can interact programmatically with almost every aspect of the Rocket Matter system. For companies that would like to offer cool tools and services to our clients—including thousands of the most technology-advanced and forward-thinking attorneys in the world—integrating […]

Most Challenging Part of Running a Law Firm: Part Two

  We recently asked lawyers about the most challenging aspects of running a law firm. We received lots of responses—so many, in fact, that we decided to run a second article on the subject. Here’s what lawyers had to say: “Running a criminal defense firm is an enormous amount of responsibility. I am responsible for making […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 29: Wellness for Attorneys

This week on the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port returns to talk about his recent Florida Bar CLE presentation on attorney wellness. Discover the biggest obstacles to wellness for attorneys, how to overcome them, and how to genuinely become a happier version of yourself. Speaking of attorney wellness, we’re also excited to be hosting […]

Legal Freedom Fighters

Legal Freedom Fighter Series: Tania R. Schmidt-Alpers

  We’ve seen it repeatedly throughout our history: When people’s rights are threatened, it’s the lawyers who step up 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 Tania R. Schmidt-Alpers. Tania R. Schmidt-Alpers is […]

Secrets to a Happy Successful Legal Career

The Secrets to a Happy and Successful Legal Career

Last week I had the good fortune to provide three hours of wellness training to The Florida Bar at their mid-year meeting. Cultivating a more positive and tranquil outlook is something I’ve been pursuing ever since I listened to an episode of Science Friday. A happiness researcher, Daniel Nettle, got my attention with the following […]

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Productivity in Your Associates: The Value of Rainmaking and Business Development

  Rainmaking in the law requires you to project a certain savvy in a public-facing way. Whether it’s writing articles, making appearances and giving speeches, building your reputation in the community, or being strategic about lunches, dinners, galas, and other social events that will yield you the right clients, it requires talent in subtly delivering […]