attention-seeking attorneys

Are Headline-Seeking Attorneys a Threat to Ethical Principles? Part 2

  Disclaimer: The following piece reflects the views of the author, not necessarily Rocket Matter or the Legal Productivity staff. In Part 1 of this article, I posed the question of whether attorneys who seem obsessed with getting headlines and trying their case in the court of public opinion are unethical. At first blush, the antics […]

headline-seeking attorneys

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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Rocket Matter Clients Share Their Best Productivity Tips: Part Two

Recently, some of our clients shared how they use Rocket Matter to boost their firms’ productivity. Now, a few more of our users want to chime in. Here are their best tips and tricks: “We utilize Rocket Matter in a variety of ways to improve productivity, including auto-populating forms’ templates, streamlined multiple Trust Accounts tracking, and […]

Most Challenging Part of Running a Law Firm: Part Two

  We recently asked lawyers about the most challenging aspects of running a law firm. We received lots of responses—so many, in fact, that we decided to run a second article on the subject. Here’s what lawyers had to say: “Running a criminal defense firm is an enormous amount of responsibility. I am responsible for making […]

marketing tips

Marketing Tips from Successful Lawyers: Part Two

A few months ago, we ran a piece in which lawyers shared the marketing tips that worked best for their firms. However, we were so inundated with responses that we decided to run a second article on the subject. Here, even more lawyers share the tips that worked best for them: ​”Everything a business owner does is ‘marketing’…from the […]

Gender Bias and Productivity: What Female Lawyers Need to Know

  Productivity generally means generating something of value. However, in a professional setting, productivity has to generate something of value to you. This should come in the form of accolades, recognition, or higher compensation. Performing tasks that benefit the office but don’t translate to professional advancement for you are, very simply, not productive. Unfortunately, such nonproductive […]

in response to charlottesville

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 […]

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 […]