Criminal Law

Results matter in criminal defense law—but your practice operates in a high-demand field, with high intake volume, high case turnover, and high-stakes cases. Your law firm needs the right tools to ensure effective representation and the best outcomes possible.

With Rocket Matter, you can stay on top of deadlines, manage client needs, and automate non-billable tasks to ensure your clients get results.


Stay on Top of Tasks with Intuitive Organization Tools

Criminal defense law firms can work with a high volume of intake and caseloads—and every case matters. When individuals come to you for help during the most difficult moments of their life, Rocket Matter’s organization and planning features help you stay on top of your caseload without missing a beat.

  • Track case events in real time
    The Matter Stream makes it easier than ever to house relevant case data all in one place. From tasks, events, and notes to related documents and team messages, you can view everything you need, all from one place.
  • Custom dashboards that work for you
    Easily access a matter’s calendar events, tasks, related contacts, time and billing information, and account balances from your Matter Dashboard. You can also rearrange widgets to keep critical information top of mind at all times.
  • Staying on top of projects has never been easier
    Use Kanban boards to keep every team member synced and criminal defense matters moving forward. Automated workflows eliminate tedious tasks, and advanced reporting maximizes insight into productivity and profitability trends.

Share and Request Information, and Collect Signatures Securely

Criminal defense law requires your clients to share time-sensitive information and evidence. With Rocket Matter, users can swiftly and securely request, send, and receive legal documents through built-in secure file-sharing and eSignature features.

  • Protect your clients with high-level security
    Security is a right and a duty for law firms. Build client trust with robust security, including customized security Q&A and expiring access deadlines. Add custom signature templates to any PDF document, then send them to clients along with instructions and a secure link to upload files back into Rocket Matter.
  • Get client signatures faster
    Streamline the process of gathering client signatures with one-click eSignature links from within the software. Clients can open and sign important documents from any device.
  • Collaborate with all your data in one spot
    All-in-one functionality, without the need to open another system. Rocket Matter’s Communicator feature works on your phone and PC, so you can spend less time drowning in email and more time staying up-to-date on the cases that matter.

Save Money and Time with Document Automation

Criminal defense law firms track a large number of cases and don’t have the time to manually create every document for every case. Eliminate unnecessary administrative tasks today with Rocket Matter’s document automation features.

  • Create legal documents in seconds
    Gone are the days of manually creating tedious legal documents. With Rocket Matter, you can merge legal templates and custom fields with client and matter data stored within Rocket Matter.
  • Boost accuracy and reduce human error
    Rocket Matter's document creator identifies merge fields, notifying you instantly of any errors or missing information before your document is finalized.
  • Capture billable time from your documents
    Manage your time and billing while you work. Rocket Matter's bill-as-you-work technology allows you to pause when you get interrupted and resume once you’re able to get back to your work.

Benefits of Rocket Matter for Criminal Defense Law

The right practice management software will help your law firm spend more time on things that matter. From reducing unnecessary administrative work to improving client and team communications, here’s how Rocket Matter’s legal software can benefit your firm.

  • Client communication is key
    Client communication is more than just scheduling meetings and answering phone calls. With Rocket Matter’s client portal, your clients can feel informed and educated through every interaction. Secure dashboards provide billing and payment peace of mind, while two-way document sharing lets you send documents to your clients with just a few clicks. Plus, Rocket Matter’s CRM provides automated email and text capabilities to help your clients stay on top of upcoming appointments or court dates.
  • Information is power
    With time tracking, legal billing, online payments, and legal trust accounting features, Rocket Matter helps teams make more informed business decisions. Have total confidence in the amount of time you’re billing for each month, sync your expenses with QuickBooks Online, and use Rocket Matter’s built-in reports to analyze your firm’s time and expense entries.
  • Organization is everything
    Stop letting things slip through the cracks with a system built to keep you organized and informed. Rocket Matter’s calendar features, custom dashboard, and contact management empowers teams to stay on top of deadlines and create more efficient workflows, so you can focus on providing the best possible service for your clients.

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"Overall, my experience with Rocket Matter has been very successful in navigating through the website and it is pretty self explanatory which helps when training new employees comes up. The ease in using this software makes working to track time spent on cases flawless."

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Brittany Grey
The Peterson Law Firm

"Rocket Matter has been excellent for our firm and it allows us to maintain excellent billing practices while maintaining everything in an organized fashion."
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Peter Cruice
Sinsheimer & Associates

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