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Top Five Ways to Set Up Your Law Firm’s Culture for Success

Ask a general manager of a sports franchise about building a culture and his or her eyes may light up before declaring that culture is the key to winning. Ask the principal in a small to mid-sized law firm the same question, and you may receive a blank stare. However, culture at a law firm—or […]

Happy Passover from Rocket Matter!

Starting tonight at sundown, Passover 2017 begins. It continues for 8 nights, through the 18th. This holiday honors and celebrates the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian enslavement more than 3,000 years ago. For those of you celebrating and heading to seders tonight, we wish you a happy, happy Passover. Whether or celebrating or not, we thought you’d enjoy this creative, […]

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Man (and Woman!) vs. Machine: How Lawyers Can Thrive in a World Being Overtaken By AI

If you’ve been keeping on top of the news lately, you’ve probably read several articles about artificial intelligence (AI) and how technology will eventually take over millions of jobs. Larry Port, CEO of Rocket Matter, recently wrote an article about this very subject entitled “How Much Should Lawyers Worry About Automation.”  However, it’s important to remember what separates humans from […]

Top Legal Podcasts to Listen to in 2017

Top 10 Legal Podcasts to Listen to in 2017

Lawyers understand the need to stay current and relevant in a world where content is king. One popular way they can do that is by listening to legal podcasts. Some podcasts withstand the test of time, while others come and go. There are literally dozens upon dozens to consider, but luckily we’ve done the work […]

How Lawyers Can Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Top Ways Lawyers Can Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today we celebrate and honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. His birthday was January 15th, and as you probably know we celebrate it the third Monday of January. We’re hoping you are not at work, but we know that many of you are. In fact, while government employees have […]

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How Much Should Lawyers Worry About Automation?

Maybe it’s because I work in the software business. Maybe it’s because one of the subjects that fascinates me most is the role technology plays in society. Or, then again, it could be that it’s because I’m a huge fan of Westworld. Whatever the reason, I’m a little obsessed with the fact that we are in the […]

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Dignity in Court

“Sometimes I wonder if I’m making a difference, regardless of the work I do and the passion and caring I put into it, but regardless of the outcome, when I stand next to that child in court, I remember I’m helping him or her maintain their dignity. Just by standing with them.” I’m paraphrasing the […]

20 Gifts Under $20 For Legal Productivity Geeks (2013)

It’s that time of year again, and we have a bunch of awesome, affordable gift ideas for fun-loving, productivity geeks. We’ve spent a lot of time (and fun) curating this list. Remember: taking time out to play and have fun boosts focus, creativity, and productivity. Hope you find something useful and fun for you and […]