7 Highly Successful Calendaring Habits for Attorneys

Attorneys notoriously live (and die) by their calendars. Missing deadlines and hearings, I don’t need to remind anyone, can result in disciplinary actions. The attorney calendar is a fine, precision instrument like a car or space shuttle. It needs to be maintained, cradled, and tuned. Done the right way, calendaring can keep you more than […]

How to Power Process Your Email for Attorneys by Paul Burton

A couple of months ago we had the pleasure of hosting Paul Burton of QuietSpacing on how to plow through your email inbox quickly and efficiently. Believe it or not, in the age of ubiquitous connectivity, “Crackberries”, iPhones, and the like, it IS possible to get some control around email, which more and more becomes […]

Five Steps to Killer, Inexpensive Phone Systems for Small Law Firms

Remember when you needed a consultant and a $10,000 phone system for your small law office?  If you’re not up to speed on the latest and greatest in Internet telephony, those days are over. For $52 a month, a two person law office can hook themselves up with a large-firm telephone presence.  Two major technology […]

4 Traits Of Innovators That Lawyers Can Use

Whether Thiel is ultimately correct or not about an “education bubble” is a complicated question, with plenty of room for opinion and analysis. However, I think there’s a great takeaway here aside from that specific debate. We can learn a lot from how innovative people think, and how they approach big problems.

Lawyering While Driving

At Rocket Matter we spend a lot of time with smart lawyers, all of whom are ridiculously pressured and busy. Too much to do and not enough time to do it. The temptation to “lawyer while driving”, to squeeze in a little work behind the wheel is high, no question.