Jay Fleischman on Managing Email

Jay Fleischman of Bankruptcy Practice Pro has a great post worthy of Life Hacker about managing email. Very appropriate, considering now that the world is awash in blogs, Twitter tweets, Facebook notifications, and email, electronic communications quickly spiral out of control. Here’s the short version (though it’s worth reading in its entirety): 1. Stop Checking […]

Rocket Matter Update: Matter Specific Rates

Rocket Matter now affords you maximum flexibility for setting your billable rates. With our recent update, you can set an hourly rate in three ways: Globally – Each user has a default rate. Matter Specific – Certain matters can now be set up with their own rates per user. Item Specific – Change your rate […]

Open standards movement in Legal Software

When we were at ABA Techshow last month and attended a session on legal practice management software, we were surprised to hear advocates of both Time Matters and Amicus Attorney state that once you chose a legal practice management solution, you were unlikely to switch, as there’s no good way to get your data out. […]

Rocket Matter Interview on The Connected Lawyer

Many thanks to Bryan Sims who runs the excellent blog “The Connected Lawyer” for publishing an “An Interview with Larry Port from Rocket Matter.”  I’ve been a fan of Bryan’s high quality content for a long time and it was an honor to be included in his blog.

Rocket Matter Updates: Edit Matter Relationships, Improved Calendaring on User Dashboard

Web-based legal practice management took another step forward! Rocket Matter rolled out some changes on Wednesday night we hope you’ll enjoy. Month Chooser on User Dashboard: This is the first of many calendaring improvements we will gradually be rolling out. Now you can quickly view any date’s activities from your Dashboard. Edit Matter Relationships: In […]

Legal GTD: Mind maps in the law practice

Recently I wrote about my love for mind maps and specifically, the web-based product MindMeister for online collaboration. The topic of mind maps has been explored recently on the SOLOSEZ listserv. Nerino Petro, PMA for the State Bar for Wisconsin, offered some great advice and tidbits: “I’ve found it to be helpful when in meetings […]

Launch a Friend: Earn a free month of Rocket Matter!

The web generation of legal software wants to meet your friends.  Rocket Matter is pleased to introduce our “Launch a Friend” program, which allows our customers to earn free months of usage!  Here’s how it works: Sign up for Rocket Matter.   Refer an associate to Rocket Matter. Have said associate mention your name in the signup […]

What’s up with today’s legal practice management software?

There are a lot of practicing lawyers out there. Most work in small and solo law firms. And according to the annual ABA technology survey, only 53% have purchased dedicated practice management solution to streamline their operations and bill more time.  Even less utilize their investment. Why is this the case? We put ourselves in […]