Law Practice Management

The Tennessee Bar Association has a variety of resources and practical information on law office management issues available to help members better serve clients and practice more efficiently and effectively.

Below you will find the Practice Management Advisor Pipes Feed, brought to you by the Law Office Technology & Management Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. "PMA Pipes" is an RSS newsfeed that was designed by the ABA's Legal Technology Resource Center. It combines posts from the blogs of Practice Management Advisors from across the United States, as well as the ABA's Site-tation blog, into one convenient location. The blogs brought to you by this feed include: Law Practice Matters, Reid My Blog, Law Practice Tips, Law Practice Advisor, The Last Word, Thoughtful Legal Management, and Compujurist, among others.

Practice Management Advisor Pipes Feed

[Law Practice Tips Blog] Starting (or Restarting) Your Law Firm with "Why?"
Patrick J. Lamb of the Valorem Law Group spends more time than the average lawyer thinking about the operations of law firms. He is the author of the book Alternative Fees for Litigators and Their Clients. He has written and...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Ensure Extra Security on Your iPhone – Replace Your 4 Digit Pin
For most users of the iPhone, the simple 4-digit pin is sufficient security as it encrypts your device, but it is easily hackable as there are only 10,000 possible combinations. When Apple releases iOS 9 this month, all phones running it will require 6 digits, but even with those extra digits are not strong enough. As an attorney, you need to go beyond basic […]
[Slaw: Dan Pinnington] Independent Legal Advice Checklist
When providing independent legal advice, a checklist provides you with a handy tool to ensure that you are covering all the bases when discussing the underlying transaction and your client’s relationship to that transaction. Using this checklist, created by Phil Epstein Q.C., will allow you to be in a better position to successfully defend a negligence claim in relation to the provision of independent legal advice.
[Law Practice Tips Blog] How to Attract Clients in the Digital Era -Digital Edge Podcast
I thought this was a very nice podcast on a timely topic. I'm just going to repeat much of Legal Talk Network's description of How to Attract Clients in the Digital Era. On this episode of The Digital Edge, Sharon...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Getting Your Head into the Cloud
Whether you’re setting up a practice for the first time or upgrading existing technology, odds are you’re taking a long, hard look at the cloud. Here is a checklist to help you through the process. Getting Started Moving your data to the cloud … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] Beyond the Scanner: Paperless Workflow that Works
Setting up a paperless office requires buying some hardware and software, but successfully maintaining a paperless office requires re-defining your everyday workflows. Join us on Thursday, September 10th for Beyond the Scanner: Paperless Workflow that Works to become victorious in your paperless quest! Our paperless faculty will show you how to streamline the logistics around your digital documents after the scanner—when you need to manage them, store them, and most importantly, find them later...
[Law Practice Advisor] Here, There and Everywhere: Basic Tactics for Building Referral Networks
  View image |   Last time, we addressed the importance of refining your tactics in attempting to acquire consistent referrals from other lawyers. This time, it probably makes sense to tell you where to develop those relationships with your colleagues, because: it’s one thing to know how to acquire referrals from other lawyers; but, it’s quite another thing to know where to find those lawyers who will make those referrals. The following is not an exhaustive list, but...
[Law Practice Advisor] ABA’s GPSolo Comes to Boston – Discount for LOMAP Clients/Blog Readers
Ever wondered what it’s like to be Olivia Pope from ABC’s Scandal? Well, here’s your chance to find out at the American Bar Association’s GPSolo 2015 Solo & Small Firm Summit: Strategies for Success in Boston on September 24 – 26. This year’s keynote speaker is Judy Smith, crisis management expert and inspiration for the series Scandal. Even if you aren’t a Scandal junkie (like me), I promise this conference is still worthy of your consideration.  National experts will take the stage...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial equipment purchase scam using the name David Wahlberg
Two Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported David Wahlberg looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In this scam lawyers will be duped into wiring real funds from their trust accounts after depositing a fake cheque received as payment from the purchaser (who is part of the fraud). See our Confirmed Fraud Page for more of an...
[Law Technology Today] How Thomson Snell & Passmore Benefited from Workshare’s Professional 8
Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP is regarded as one of the leading full service law firms in South East England, outside of London. The firm has 200 staff including over 100 lawyers, many of whom are recognized as leading individuals by independent guides to UK law firms. Clients include PLCs, UK subsidiaries of overseas companies, SMEs, owner-managed businesses, local authorities, charities, families, private individuals and entrepreneurs. Specialist sectors served by the firm include food and...