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[Webinar Wrap-Up] How Family Lawyers Use Legal Practice Management Software

Slide deck and recording from the latest presentation in our Legal Productivity webinar series: How Family Lawyers Use Practice Management Software with Jenny Stevens of The Stevens Firm. The presentation chronicles a day in the life of a family lawyer and her firm from client intake to collections using Rocket Matter legal practice management software. […]

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Top 10 Law Practice Management Goals

The end of the month, quarter, or year, is a good time to evaluate your goals and plan for the next period. Here are goals for solos, small, and mid-size firms, all of which can be managed more effectively with a cloud-based practice management system. RELATED: Lawyers, Use Improv to Reach Your Goals Bill more […]

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Use Cloud Practice Management Software to Power Your Paperless Law Office

Embracing cloud practice management software such as Rocket Matter–the example we use in this piece–is essential for law firms to operate efficiently and effectively and to help manage daily workflows and organize client files to achieve a mostly paperless office. Besides the well known advantages of easily capturing time and billing, task management, and calendaring, here are […]

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Case Studies: Total Law Firm Management Through Better Technology

We’ve compiled nine case studies of lawyers and firms who use law firm management software to manage their practice. Although the case studies focus on Rocket Matter (sponsor of this blog) software, it provides a fascinating insight into how lawyers and firms use the technology and features in their own unique way to improve functionality, […]

PacerPRO Gives Federal Case and Docket Service a Facelift

PACER, the Public Access to Court Electronic Records system is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts via the Internet. It is notoriously cumbersome and unimaginative. However, enterprising companies have used the service as a back-end for slick, useful products. PacerPro […]

5 Engagement Vows For A New Client – Part II

Previously we took a look at 5 non-traditional “vows” that a new client can make to her attorney at the start of an engagement – promises that don’t usually appear in a standard engagement letter.   Today, we’ll consider a few non-traditional vows the lawyer can make to her client. Lawyer Vow #1: I promise […]

8 Ways Using Online Law Practice Management Software Will Make You Sound Like Your Old Man

“When I was a kid I used to walk uphill to school. Five miles. Both ways!” Hearing the old war stories of one’s parents is part of life. If you’re like me, you’re probably already engaging in similar dribble with your children: “When I was a kid, we couldn’t see our photos instantly. We used […]