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Free Legal Case Management Guides and eBooks

Each year, we produce eBooks and white papers on topics that resonate with lawyers. In the past, we have covered everything from marketing and best billing practices to cybersecurity and wellness. Download all of the titles that interest you, and check back often as we’re always adding new content. Enjoy!

Guide

Case Management: How to Win Back Control and Never Lose It Again

As a lawyer, you probably laugh when you watch an episode of Law and Order. The DA’s office somehow only works on one case at a time. The magic of television leaves out one of the most frustrating parts of a lawyer’s job: juggling a caseload.

Guide

How to Avoid Burnout as a Solo Practitioner

In the fourth quarter of 2021, morale in the legal workplace was grim. 52% of lawyers felt that they experienced burnout at their job, and it’s no surprise that nearly 46% of attorneys felt like their well-being declined. 

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Guide

Rocket Matter's Ultimate Guide to Starting a Law Firm

Whether you’re considering this move or have already begun, there’s a lot to do when you start a law firm. You don’t want to miss any critical steps. After all, you’re not just going to be a lawyer anymore—you’re going to be a business owner, and there’s a lot of extra work involved in the day-to-day workflows.
Guide

A Family Lawyer's Guide to Estate Planning

When clients reach out looking for support with divorce, child support, adoption, or other family law services, it’s important to be well-versed in how the decisions made during estate planning influence the course of family law proceedings.

Family Law Guide to Practice Management Software
Guide

Family Law Guide to Practice Management Software

If you’re shopping for legal practice management software for your family law firm, double-check that it offers all of these crucial tools.
What to Do Before Buying Legal Practice Management Software
eBook

What to Do Before Buying Legal Practice Management Software

Follow these steps to figure out what you need before buying any legal practice management software.
Guide to Switching to the Cloud
Guide

Guide to Switching to the Cloud

The average person uses 36 cloud-based services a day, so it’s a no-brainer that many law firms are making the switch to cloud-based software providers.
How to Simplify Your Non-Profit Legal Practice
Guide

How to Simplify Your Non-Profit Legal Practice

Times are tough for non-profit legal firms. To care for your clients and keep your legal office running, you have to keep operating costs low. But with the inflation rate accelerating in the U.S., keeping your non-profit legal firm viable may well be a source of stress.

Guide

Law Firm Productivity: Everything You Need to Know to Save Time and Boost Profits

How do you and your firm become more productive? This comprehensive eBook will teach you all the tricks.
RM Guide: The Small Firm’s Guide to Big Tech
Guide

The Small Firm’s Guide to Big Tech

While any change in how you operate your law office can feel overwhelming, there’s never been a better time to start migrating your office structures online. Big tech changed the game in how we run our everyday lives, so stay up to date with the latest available software solutions to keep clients happy.
Practice Management Buyer's Guide: 2022 Edition
Guide

Practice Management Buyer's Guide: 2022 Edition

Legal Tech Publishing, a premiere provider of eBooks for legal professionals, recently released the 2022 Edition of the Practice Management Buyer’s Guide and Rocket Matter is included as a top legal tech company for legal professionals. 

Guide

Essential Time Management Tips for Busy Lawyers

Attorneys serve as deep reservoirs of knowledge and experience for their clients, but they’re often in short supply of another critical resource: time. Here are nine key ways busy attorneys can maximize their time and keep their legal matters moving forward.
Integrated Payments VS Bank Provided Payment Processing: Which One Works for Your Business?
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Integrated Payments VS Bank Provided Payment Processing: Which One Works for Your Business?

Not all payment solutions are created equal. When it comes to selecting a payment processor for your business it’s important to do your research, filter through the many options, and identify the right one that fits your needs.
Case Management Buyers Guide: How to Pick the Right Program for Your Law Firm
Guide

Case Management Buyers Guide: How to Pick the Right Program for Your Law Firm

As the first online practice management software built just for lawyers, Rocket Matter knows a thing or two about the challenges attorneys and other legal professionals face when it comes to case management.
Streamline Cash Flows and Get Paid Faster with Rocket Matter Pay
Guide

Streamline Cash Flows and Get Paid Faster with Rocket Matter Pay

Law firms have plenty of good reasons to offer online credit card processing. But why have so many firms chosen not to take advantage of all the benefits of credit card processing?

Guide: Protecting your Clients’ Data with Role-Based Permissions and Secure File Sharing
Guide

Protecting your Clients’ Data with Role-Based Permissions and Secure File Sharing

Back in the internet’s stone age, most cybersecurity threats were directed at (or prevented by) governments competing for online dominance.
Guide

Ultimate Guide to Law Firm Business Intelligence

You wouldn’t start a cross-country road trip without planning out a route. You wouldn’t try to make a cake without reading through the recipe.

Trust Accounting Best Practices for Lawyers
Guide

Trust Accounting Best Practices for Lawyers

When operating a trust account, there is no room for mistakes because errors could result in some serious consequences. This guide will go over some industry best practices (and provide specific examples!) that will help keep your law firm in compliance.
how to identify and avoid the hidden fees of legal credit card processing
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How to Identify and Avoid the Hidden Fees of Legal Credit Card Processing

While accepting credit cards in your law firm will definitely help your business in the long run, it’s important to understand what you are paying for. This free guide breaks down some of the confusion behind legal payment processing.
Guide

Level Up Your Law Firm: E-Signature and Secure File Sharing

This guide will shed some light on how e-signature and secure document sharing can be used to level up your law firm, and expound upon what is required to ethically use these features
law firm automation- how to simplify your practice
White Paper

Law Firm Automation- How to Simplify Your Practice

Law firm automation enables lawyers to spend more of their time on activities that require their expertise rather than tedious tasks that can be automated. In this free white paper, you’ll understand what there is to know about automation and how to implement it in your firm.
Guide

Legal Project Management: A Beginner's Guide to Boosting Productivity and Profitability

This free guide provides helpful information on how an Legal Project Management system can benefit your firm, including the software and tools you’ll need to get started.
legal practice management buyer's guide
Guide

Legal Practice Management Buyer's Guide

This is a concise, unbiased guide for busy lawyers and legal professionals to help figure out your practice management journey. Discover how to make the best decision for your law firm and maintain ongoing success! 

how to solve your ledes billing headaches
White Paper

How to Solve Your LEDES Billing Headaches

This white paper will touch on the major headaches of LEDES billing and how to solve them. You’ll learn how to improve your workflow, streamline your billing, minimize errors, and reduce invoice rejection.
The Beginner's Guide to Microsoft 365 for Law Firms
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The Beginner's Guide to Microsoft 365 for Law Firms

Microsoft 365 will not only save your law firm time and money, it can also help streamline your workflow. In this guide, we’ll explain what’s so great about the product and how to quickly start using it.

Guide

Accepting Credit Cards in Your Law Firm

Making the switch to online payment processing might seem daunting, but it’s actually very easy! In this eBook, we’ll walk you through every step of the way. You’ll discover how you can make your collections a whole lot easier and bring in more revenue than ever before. 

The Rocket Guide to Working Remotely as a Lawyer
Guide

The Rocket Guide™ to Working Remotely as a Lawyer

For lawyers, pivoting to a remote environment doesn’t have to be difficult. This guide will serve as a foundation for running a successful remote law firm.
the law firm of tomorrow 2020 edition
eBook

The Law Firm of Tomorrow

Propel your firm into the future by going paperless, automating mundane tasks, streamlining your workflows, and embracing a flexible work environment.

The ultimate cybersecurity guide for law firms
Guide

The Ultimate Cybersecurity Guide for Law Firms

Learn how to pragmatically live in a digital world with appropriate levels of safety without reducing your ability to work.
how to transition your law firm to new legal software
Guide

How to Transition Your Law Firm to New Legal Software

Switching to a new legal practice management software is actually a lot easier than you might think! This guide will show you how to do just that.
White Paper

How to Safely Pass Credit Card Fees Onto Your Clients

This white paper clarifies how law firms can recoup their credit card fees the right way.

Guide

Lean Basics for Law Firms

Lean gives you an instant business operating manual for how to run your law firm. This eBook gives you an idea of what you can do with Lean.
How Attorneys Boost Productivity with Rocket Matter ​
White Paper

How Attorneys Boost Productivity with Rocket Matter

Read real-world examples of attorneys who are using Rocket Matter and the particular features that help them.
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Lean Law Firm- Excerpt

This excerpt covers technology and how to run your practice like the world’s most efficient and profitable businesses.
Paperless Law Office: A 12-Month Plan for Going Paperless
Guide

The Paperless Law Office: A 12-Month Plan for Going Paperless

This easy-to-follow plan for going paperless can help reduce your law firm overhead costs and boost profits.

White Paper

6 Reasons Why Your Law Firm Needs Payment Processing

Discover the reasons to switch to electronic payment processing and learn key features to look for when selecting a payment processing company.
Guide

How Managing Partners Get Bad Advice When Choosing Legal Software

Identify the landmines that could blow up your legal software implementation—so you can avoid them.
Investigative Series

Rocket Matter Investigative Series: Sexism in the Courtroom

Discover how women are being treated in court and learn what can be done to combat this serious issue.
Investigative Series

Improving Mental Health and Well-Being in the Legal Industry

Depression and substance abuse are rampant among lawyers. We hope this eBook helps in some way.
Guide

Law Firm Productivity: Everything You Need to Know to Save Time and Boost Profits

How do you and your firm become more productive? This comprehensive eBook will teach you all the tricks.
The cost of indecision
White Paper

The Cost of Indecision: Why Your Law Firm Pays a Steep Price When it Doesn't Execute

Understand how much money your law firm stands to lose by not choosing a cloud-based legal practice management software.
Investigative Series

Rocket Matter Investigative Series: Sexism in the Courtroom

Discover how women are being treated in court and learn what can be done to combat this serious issue.
White Paper

Top 8 Ways Rocket Matter Can Increase Your Profits

Our clients told us which of our features help them increase profitability the most. This book delves into the best of the best.

The cost of indecision
White Paper

The Cost of Indecision: Why Your Law Firm Pays a Steep Price When it Doesn't Execute

Understand how much money your law firm stands to lose by not choosing a cloud-based legal practice management software.

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