How To Boost Collections With Credit Cards - and Not Get In Trouble

Event Description

Deadline to Register: Wednesday, October 30, 2019


Want to know the secret to boosting revenues and making invoicing and collections so much easier? Accept credit cards. However, the payments business is a tricky business, and the rates advertised are often misleading. Plus, if you're thinking about passing credit card fees on to your clients, you have ethics, state laws, AND Visa and MasterCard rules to contend with. In this CLE, you'll learn the do's and don'ts of payment processing and how to boost your collections.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how credit cards and payment automation can increase collections and reduce billing stress.
  2. Learn about credit card rates and how to determine if you’re paying what you thought you agreed to.
  3. Discover the legal ethics pitfalls, as well as state laws and card network rules when it comes to accepting credit cards and passing on fees .  


Larry Port, CEO, Rocket Matter.

Larry Port has worked with thousands of law firms worldwide since 2008 when he started the first cloud-based legal practice management software company, Rocket Matter. His experience running a technology company and insight into law firm operations led to his co-authoring of the #1 bestelling ABA book The Lean Law Firm.

In Larry’s role as founder and CEO of Rocket Matter, he has become a speaker and award-winning writer at the crossroads of the legal profession, cutting edge technology, and law firm marketing. Larry speaks to an international audience on technology, productivity, cybersecurity, and the business of law. He was recognized by Fastcase as one of the 50 top innovators in the field of law. He is also the author of The Law Firm of Tomorrow and Legal Productivity.

Larry also writes extensively for legal publications, including the ABA’s Legal Management, Law Technology News, Law Practice Today, ILTA's Peer to Peer, FindLaw, Chicago Lawyer, and Legal Productivity. He frequently discusses design and efficiency and quality techniques that lawyers can leverage.

Prior to founding Rocket Matter, Larry built software applications for finance industry, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and the human resources industry. Larry is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Radio, Television & Film and New York University, where he completed his Masters of Computer Science from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.  

CLE Credits:

1.0 ethics CLE credit will be applied for | Event Code:



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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM