Michelle Carter Case

Where Do You Stand? Lawyers Weigh in on the Michelle Carter Suicide Case

  Last week, a Massachusetts judge found Michelle Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, who killed himself by inhaling carbon monoxide. Carter had strongly urged Roy to commit suicide via many text messages and a phone conversation. This case has sparked a debate over free speech across the nation, so we asked […]

Top 9 Challenges Among Small Law Firms

Top 9 Challenges Among Small Law Firms (Infographic)

Thomson Reuters recently released their State of U.S. Small Law Firms Study Report. The study polled more than 300 solos and small firms (under 30 employees) and asked firm leaders to share the challenges they face in building a successful law practice. We’ve taken the top nine challenges that were reported and created this easy-to-read […]

Shelter Animals of the Week

Shelter Animals of the Week: Bob Dylan and Flower

  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 […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Rocket Matter Launches The “10 Minute Law Firm Podcast”

  Today, we’re happy to announce the launch of 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast.  While we have always published printed word and webinar content, we will now release episodes of our own legal podcast on legal business topics every week. The 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast is available for subscription on iTunes here. We’ll also […]

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Improve Your Productivity by Reducing Pain Points

  Consider your daily struggles and what you could accomplish if you minimized them. That is what productivity looks like for you. So when you’re evaluating new productivity software, you must make sure that it fits your purpose. To critically evaluate technology offerings, ask: Does nearly everyone need to use this program most of the time for […]

electronic payment processing

Why Law Firms Benefit from Combining AFA’s with Electronic Payment Processing

AFA’s are a great alternative to traditional legal billing. However, if you’re ultimately collecting money inefficiently, all of your good intentions can fall flat. Consider what most firms do, regardless of billing structure: They print bills.  Fold them.  Label envelopes.  Stuff the invoices into envelopes.  Buy stamps.  Stamp the envelopes.  Send the invoices. Then they […]

working during the summer

Top Five Ways to Make Working in the Summer More Enjoyable

  Sure, we’re all adults now, but there’s still something in us that longs for the days when “summer” meant sleeping late, lazy days by the pool, and hanging with friends. Well, of course, most professions don’t allow for a three-month hiatus from June through August. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a bit […]

Shelter Animals of the Week

Shelter Pets of the Week: Matti and Tommy

  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 […]