Legal Project Management: Fad or Trend?

This week The New York Law Journal featured a great piece, “A Practical Approach to Legal Project Management”, making a compelling argument that LPM is more than a fad, it’s a trend. We completely agree with the authors that downward price pressures on legal services and alternative fees are driving the need for law firms to become more efficient.

Legal Practice Management Tech Rules : Ernie's Plus One

The technology you use should make you happy. Just as people love their iPhone or iPad, look for tech you can connect with. Enough options exist in the marketplace for whatever problem you’re trying to solve that it doesn’t make sense to stick with something you hate.

Online Legal Practice Management in the 21st Century…And Beyond!!!

This Friday I’ll be speaking at an all day seminar for the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) called The Practice III. The title of the talk: “Online Practice Management in the 21st Century.” Brian Tannebaum, FACDL President, is organizing the conference, and I can tell the conference is going to be great for […]

Legal Practice Management Software Wish List

We constantly engage our attorney customers to keep tabs of the most pressing requests for product improvement. What follows is a short list of some of the most consistent requests we receive for future enhancements to our online legal office manager, Rocket Matter.

Improving Your Law Firm's Creative Outlook

Lawyers, despite what they think, are not very good at encouraging creative thinking. Certainly, we’re trained to seek out similar opinions to the current situation or to find interesting ways to assist clients avoid regulation, but law firm partners don’t often encourage their teams (associates, junior partners, etc.) to be creative.