Ruchie K. Chadha


Ruchie is the President of Smokeball, a leading legal, practice management start-up based in Chicago. In her role she oversees the product, marketing, sales, and client teams. Prior to joining Smokeball, Ruchie was a Family Law lawyer serving the Chicagoland area. She has first-hand experience identifying inefficiencies and areas of opportunity within the case management lifecycle. Combining her background and the power of technology, Ruchie now focuses on delivering innovative solutions to lawyers so they can better serve their clients and build healthier businesses.

Ruchie holds a B.A. in History and South Asian Studies from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!) and received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University. In her spare time, you can find her nose in a book, recipe testing, or researching her next travel destination.

My Sessions

Solving the Small Law Billing Problem

Small law firms and their staff play a very important role within our communities yet on average they are billing for only 25-30% of their day. How are firms to provide a great service, produce good results, and build a great business when there is a fundamental problem with the unit economics of what they […]

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