Information for Texas Attorneys Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our heart goes out to the people of Texas who are enduring this current crisis. We are here to help. I’ve personally lived through four hurricanes in South Florida—not to mention Sept 11th when I lived in NYC—so I sympathize with disaster survivors. Also, Rocket Matter assisted law firms after the flooding in Cedar Rapids and the […]

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In Response to Charlottesville

  We at Rocket Matter are here to help lawyers stay out of trouble and make more money, not to opine on national politics. However, as the CEO of this company, I believe the recent events in Charlottesville to be historically significant enough to merit a reaction.  When white supremacists and neo-Nazi’s march in the street, it’s […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Freedom Fighters

Legal Freedom Fighter Series: Carrie Goldberg, Champion of Sexual Privacy

  We’ve seen it repeatedly throughout our history: When people’s rights are threatened, it’s the lawyers who step up to 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 Carrie Goldberg. Carrie is the founder of […]

What’s Red Nose Day and How to Celebrate

  You might have heard a lot about Red Nose Day and thought to yourself, “What the heck is that?” Well, it turns out it’s charity that’s all about having fun while helping children living in poverty. In 2015, the non-profit organization Comic Relief Inc., launched Red Nose Day in the United States (previously it launched in the UK […]

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A Member of Our Legal Community Fights Friedreich’s Ataxia

  Imagine finding out that your child had a disorder that would interfere with walking, talking, and running. Imagine he or she would likely be in a wheelchair by his or her late teens. Imagine discovering that your kid, as a result of the disorder, would develop scoliosis, diabetes, and a heart condition that reduces […]

What Law Firms Need to Know About the Ransomware Cyberattacks

What Law Firms Need to Know About the Ransomware Cyberattacks

  On Friday, hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe were taken hostage by a type of attack known as “ransomware.”  In this latest attack, cybercriminals threatened to destroy all data on infected machines unless an online payment was made. Here’s the most critical takeaway for you to know: These attacks were entirely preventable. […]