Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 10: How Lawyers Can Get Involved in Social Justice

On this special edition, Larry Port resumes his hosting duties to interview David Barkey of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). David is also serves as Southeastern Area Counsel and National Religious Freedom Counsel. He chats with Larry about current events and his involvement with the ADL, and he gives advice to lawyers looking to get involved with social […]

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Have You Ever Fired a Client? Lawyers Share Their Experiences

  Some people liken the relationship between lawyers and their clients to a marriage. However, just like marriages, in some cases that relationship just doesn’t work out and a lawyer has to let the client go (despite how much money they might lose.) Sure, it’s never easy firing a client, but sometimes you just have no […]

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Top Reasons Why Lawyers are the Biggest Game of Thrones’ Fans Around

  At Rocket Matter, we work with lawyers every day. And through the years we’ve come to several realizations: These people are saving the world. They are deeply dedicated to their work. And they are really obsessed with Game of Thrones (so obsessed that some are bringing a bit of Westeros into their courtrooms.) Here’s how: […]

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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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 […]

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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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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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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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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 […]