law firm priorities in 2018

Top Three Priorities for Law Firms in 2018

  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the great German literary figure once said, “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” In other words, you’ve got to keep your priorities straight! In fact, results from recent surveys indicates that law firms have certain key priorities for 2018. Here is a […]

business development

Productivity in Your Associates: The Value of Rainmaking and Business Development

  Rainmaking in the law requires you to project a certain savvy in a public-facing way. Whether it’s writing articles, making appearances and giving speeches, building your reputation in the community, or being strategic about lunches, dinners, galas, and other social events that will yield you the right clients, it requires talent in subtly delivering […]

keep teams productive

How to Keep Teams Productive Across the Vast Web

  The paradigm for work teams has changed. Co-workers don’t necessarily sit in offices right next to each other. In fact, they might not even be in the same state—many teams work across the country and sometimes, the globe. This distribution of the labor forces has significant benefits but also raises new challenges. Specifically, ensuring productivity […]

the law firm's guide to planning an incredible 2018

The Law Firm’s Guide to Planning An Incredible 2018

  2017 is in the bag, folks! Let’s pat ourselves on the back for a job well done. Round of applause and pop the champagne. It’s time get ready for a brand-spanking-new 2018. We at Rocket Matter are big planners, and here’s how we suggest you achieve greatness in the new year. 1. Have an […]

6 Tips to Help Lawyers Plan for the Holidays

6 Tips to Help Lawyers Plan for the Holidays (Infographic)

Everyone needs some extended R&R during the holidays, especially lawyers. The holidays are a great time to recharge and reconnect with friends and family, but it’s best to prepare your firm and your clients for your extended absence. Follow these six tips and you’ll be sure to have a stress-free holiday, even after you return […]

setting your associates up for success

Setting Your Associates Up for Success: How to Avoid the Pitfalls

  Picture this: You have a great, seemingly hardworking associate. However, at every review, he or she seems to be falling short on their billable hours target. The person is coming in early, working late, and even putting in time on weekends, but still can’t seem to bill enough to keep on staff.  If this is happening at your […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 24: Jeff Shavitz and the Ultimate Business Mindset

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port interviews Jeff Shavitz, the CEO and founder of LexCharge legal payment processing. Jeff talks about how he became an entrepreneur and divulges his unique mindset for taking your business to the next level. Jeff also talks about his involvement with YPO (Young […]

productivity in associates

Productivity in Associates: Setting Your Team Up for Success

  Solo attorneys often come to the point in their practice when they ask themselves: Should I hire an associate? If you’ve never hired one, you’re missing out on opportunities to grow your firm. However, it’s critical that you ensure you get the most out of the associates you hire. Here’s how: Determine what you really need. Before you start […]