This summer at the Florida Bar annual convention, I struck up an amiable conversation with a gentleman at a vendor orientation breakfast. He was a nice fellow from a new Florida law school, and since we got along so nicely, I made a note to myself to mention him to the attorneys I cam across. […]
The blogs below are the ones that have made the cut, and are, in my opinion, truly exceptional. Whereas most blogs I subscribe to I barely pay any attention to at all.
Every year, one of the most entertaining, yet often under-reported economic articles published comes from PNC Bank, the 12 Days of Christmas Inflation Index. In 2010, if you were going to buy your true love all of the items, from the partridge in the pear tree to the twelve drummers drumming, you’d spend a modest […]
This is part two of yesterday’s initial gift suggestion article. To be brutally honest, we split up the post because we’re constrained for time and we needed to stretch our content out a little. 😉 6) Levenger Pocket Briefcase Wallet – $69 This is my wallet of choice, because it holds 3 x 5 index […]
We here at Rocket Matter do more than write Legal Productivity blog posts and create web based case management software for law firms. We deal with attorneys and legal professionals everyday. We understand the stressors, the mentality, and what makes people happy. So who better to turn to for gift advice? Without further ado, we […]
Last weekend I had a blast with the family at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. The rides are definitely more intense (read: more fun) than their counterparts across Orlando at Disney, but along with the excitement comes some explicit, and humorous, disclaimers… From the Dragon Challenge ride, formerly Dueling Dragons. Important advice to heed, […]
Today is World Usability Day. But, what does Usability mean? And, how does this impact a law firm? The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) provides a good definition of Usability. It defines usability as “The extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction […]
“When I was a kid I used to walk uphill to school. Five miles. Both ways!” Hearing the old war stories of one’s parents is part of life. If you’re like me, you’re probably already engaging in similar dribble with your children: “When I was a kid, we couldn’t see our photos instantly. We used […]
If you lower your price, more people might engage your services. But with more customers, will you be able to effectively service them? Will you need more support staff? Will you become overwhelmed and start missing deadlines? Will you be able to provide the standard of legal counsel that you are happy with?
Recently, controversial author and University of Michigan law school graduate Ann Coulter commented on her experience working as a lawyer early in her career. She worked at a major, highly-respected firm in New York and then a public-interest law firm. She hated both jobs, noting: “at a big law firm you are doing so much […]