minimalism

Minimalism in the Legal World: Lawyers Share Their Experiences

  We recently reported that more and more lawyers are incorporating minimalism into their practices these days. Here, lawyers share exactly how they are taking a more minimalist approach…and why: “Research shows that multi-tasking actually leads to a decrease of productivity and creativity. I have found this to be true and have changed the way I work and […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 56: How to Rid the World of Hate – Michael Freeling and the ADL

On this special (and slightly longer) episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port welcomes guest host Michael Freeling. Michael is a real estate attorney in Boca Raton, Florida and is a volunteer leader at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). From donations to volunteer work to live events, you’ll learn about current ADL initiatives […]

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Why I Left Facebook and Never Looked Back

  This month I celebrate seven months Facebook-free. I’m shocked by how I little I miss it.  In fact, I haven’t looked back. Turns out it was one of the most positive moves I made in all of 2018. I had been on the fence about whether to leave Facebook or not, but leaving seemed […]

eating disorders in the legal industry

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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Blockchain and its Impact on the Legal Industry

  Many experts say that the blockchain revolution is in full swing. Google search requests for the keyword “blockchain” have skyrocketed, cryptocurrency—blockchain’s most well-known tool—was the focus of a public discussion held by the U.S. Senate, and about a dozen companies have added blockchain to their name earlier this year and, in turn, saw their share prices […]

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Horse Sues Former Owner for Neglect; Seeks $100,000

An 8-year-old horse named Justice seeks just that. Justice is a plaintiff in a groundbreaking lawsuit filed last week against his former owner and abuser to recoup the costs of his ongoing medical care required after severe neglect. The 14-page lawsuit filed in Oregon state court on May 1st, 2018 by the Animal Legal Defense Fund […]

artificial intelligence

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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How Lawyers Can Help Our Veterans

  Tomorrow, November 11th, is Veterans Day, a public holiday that honors our military veterans. Of course, every American citizen should celebrate these heroes. We certainly do at Rocket Matter. In fact, earlier this year we featured Mick Wagoner at one of our Legal Freedom Fighters. Mick served in the United States Marine Corp for more […]