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Are Headline-Seeking Attorneys A Threat to Ethical Principles? Part 1

  Disclaimer: The following piece reflects the views of the author, not necessarily Rocket Matter or the Legal Productivity staff. Most lawyers are familiar with the line from Shakespeare’s Henry VI by Dick the Butcher:  “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” What many people do not know is the line is usually taken out of […]

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Wednesday Wisdom- Custom Client Rates

For those particular cases where you have a client that needs a different hourly rate than you normally charge, set those clients up with a custom client rate. Rocket Matter allows you to set custom rates on a matter level AND on a client level! Once these custom rates have been applied, every matter you open […]

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Ep 53: Bob Ambrogi and ILTACON

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port chats with legal journalist and fellow podcaster Bob Ambrogi. Bob is internationally known for his writing on sites such as LawSites Blog and for his speaking on legal technology and innovation. You’ll learn how Bob got his start as a journalist and […]

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Why Lawyers Need to Start Talking About Mental Health’s No. 1 Killer

  I suppose when you’ve been in the eating disorders arena for more than a decade as I have, it should not be surprising when those involved in the general mental health conversation fail to mention such insidious and life-threatening diseases as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.  After all, even though eating disorders […]

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Run a More Efficient Law Firm with Legal Project Management

  Do you want your business to grow? Do you want actionable business intelligence, increased efficiency, and better organization? If you answered “Yes!” to either of these questions (and, frankly, who wouldn’t?) then project management is something you should definitely consider. Legal project management involves thoroughly defining the client engagement at the outset with a plan, […]

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Wednesday Wisdom: Set Up Payment Plans

Ever had a client tell you they are unable to pay their bill? Don’t take no for an answer! With Rocket Matter Payments, you will have the ability to set that client up on a payment plan, providing them a more affordable option and at the same time, increase your collections. Set up convenient monthly […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 51: Profitability Secrets from a Successful Lawyer

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, host Nefra MacDonald chats with Patrick Slaughter of LaFevor Slaughter, a successful family law firm from Knoxville, Tennessee. Patrick talks about how he was able to double his firm’s revenue every year for the last five years. You won’t want to miss out on these great tips directly […]

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Want to Boost Profits? Lawyers Share Their Best Tips

  Want to know how to boost your bottom line? (Who doesn’t?) We’ve asked successful lawyers what has helped them improve their profitability. Here are their best tips: “Our firm use to price on a flat-fee model. We switched to pure hourly model, which allowed clients to try us out before committing to anything. The results are […]

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Wednesday Wisdom: Request Retainer Funds in Rocket Matter

With the “Request Retainer” feature, you can easily request funds from clients without having to run an invoice. If using Rocket Matter Payments, clients can pay with a credit card, debit card, or eCheck. Payments are conveniently paid to your trust or operating account and with the click of a button, your Rocket Matter accounts […]