top ten blog posts of 2017

Legal Productivity’s Top Ten Blog Posts of 2017

  It was a groundbreaking year for Legal Productivity. We produced a lot of content that we are proud of, and apparently people took notice. Our number of subscribers skyrocketed. And the ABA Journal included Rocket Matter’s Legal Productivity blog in their Web 100. They dubbed Legal Productivity one of the “Best law blogs” around. It turns out […]

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How Lawyers Relax and Unwind During the Holidays (Yes, it’s Possible!)

  ‘Tis the season for a lot of merriment and a bit of auld lang syne. However, this time of year can also be the most overwhelming as people are forced to juggle family, friends, shopping, parties, and…work deadlines. For lawyers, this can be especially challenging; yet some attorneys have figured out how to successfully unplug and […]

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Legal Freedom Fighter: Daris B. Jackson

  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 Daris B. Jackson.  Daris B. Jackson […]

6 Tips to Help Lawyers Plan for the Holidays

6 Tips to Help Lawyers Plan for the Holidays (Infographic)

Everyone needs some extended R&R during the holidays, especially lawyers. The holidays are a great time to recharge and reconnect with friends and family, but it’s best to prepare your firm and your clients for your extended absence. Follow these six tips and you’ll be sure to have a stress-free holiday, even after you return […]

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Law Firms

  Artificial intelligence. Once the stuff of science fiction (who remembers Captain Kirk’s concern that he might be replaced by the advanced M5 supercomputer?), artificial intelligence (AI) is today very much a part of our reality. And while it’s easy to pick up where Captain Kirk left off and worry that the explosion of AI will take […]

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Setting Your Associates Up for Success: How to Avoid the Pitfalls

  Picture this: You have a great, seemingly hardworking associate. However, at every review, he or she seems to be falling short on their billable hours target. The person is coming in early, working late, and even putting in time on weekends, but still can’t seem to bill enough to keep on staff.  If this is happening at your […]

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How to Create and Run a Paperless Law Office in 2018—Free Webinar!

  Want your productivity, mobility, and overhead savings to skyrocket in 2018? Join us for our annual paperless law office webinar to help you achieve all of that and more.  Will will you learn in this webinar? You’ll find out the most up-to-date practices, must-have tools, protocols, and workflows to start and maintain a successful paperless […]

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Legal Productivity’s Holiday Gift Guide – 2017 Edition

  Another holiday season is upon us, and it’s inevitable that at least a few people on your list will be tough to shop for. It’s no secret that picking out gifts may be one of the most stressful things about the holidays. But fear not! We’ve spent a lot of time compiling this list just to help you. […]

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Switching from an iPhone to an Android: Pros and Cons

  After much deliberation and soul-searching, I decided to switch to Android after being an iPhone user since 2008. The iOS 11 update rendered my poor iPhone 6 Plus virtually unusable, and it made me resentful towards Apple. The flowing display of the Note 8 and the intrigue of the S-Pen stylus were enough for […]