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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Top Five Etiquette Rules if You’re Going to Work Remote at Starbucks

  For anyone who works remotely—whether every day or just once in a while—there’s something energizing about working out of your local Starbucks or local coffee shop. However, it’s not just about the free Wi-Fi or addictive beverages. Recently, I had left work for a doctor’s appointment but had about an hour to kill before picking my […]

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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, […]