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 Technology Today] Docking Your Mobile Device: A Review of HiRise from Twelve South
We are a society deeply tied to our mobile devices. We use them at all hours – at home, on our commute, at work, in meetings and in court, and even in the middle of the night. During the daytime, they reside at our side, whether on our desk or in our pocket just so that we don’t miss important calls and messages from family members, friends, and clients (that is, if you are brave enough to dole out your cell phone number to clients). For my mother, messaging with her children comprises a...
[PA Law Practice Management] Attorney Seeking Job Opportunity
An accomplished attorney with substantial experience working in the public sector.  Has significant litigation experience, particularly in the areas of child advocacy, child day care licensing and mental health.  A former judicial law clerk for the Honorable James R. Cavanaugh of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.  Previously worked as legislative counsel for Senator Shirley M. Kitchen in the Senate of Pennsylvania.  Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. Relevant Skills: Legal Research,...
[The Last Word] No Worries! Casemaker Is Still There!
Many of you have noticed by now that we launched the new Alabama State Bar website on Monday morning.  We’ve gotten a lot of calls and some good feedback, but  lot of you have had trouble finding Casemaker.  So here’s what you need to know to get logged in and start doing research. There is […]
[Law Practice Tips Blog] The Future of Wearable Technology for Lawyers
With the recent Apple announcement about the Apple Watch coming in 2015, it is a good time to contemplate whether wearable technology will be good for lawyers, not so good or somewhere in between. Our new podcast is The Future...
[Law Technology Today] The Data Guardian: Transforming Legal IT
Just like nearly every other knowledge worker, legal professionals are becoming more mobile than ever. Based on recent research commissioned by Workshare, 96 percent of legal professionals are accessing documents on the move, with as many as 84 percent requiring access to work documents outside of the office to get their jobs done. This requirement for mobile working is being sufficiently met with an abundance of cloud-based file sharing applications in the marketplace, but this is often at...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] New iPhone 6 Appears to Make Both iOS and Android Users Happy
Jeff Richardson of iPhoneJD.com posts Why lawyers will love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Jeff Taylor of DroidLawyer.com posts Android Lawyers Won’t Love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. They each posted respectful comments on each other's...
[Law Technology Today] Abacus Data Systems Launches Turn Key Private Cloud Service
Yesterday, Abacus Data Systems announced Abacus Private Cloud™ (APC), the latest edition to its fully integrated legal technology solutions portfolio. According to the press release, APC “is built exclusively to run legal technology in a fully managed, secure and redundant private environment.” The press release continues: The most pressing issues keeping legal professionals up at night are ethics and compliance, regulatory changes and information privacy. Legal entities create huge...
[SC Small Firm] Stand up! Part two
It is hard to believe it has been over a month since I began using my Varidesk Pro Plus standing desk. First, and perhaps most importantly, I’m still using it. It has caused a lot of interest and curious looks from coworkers. I’ve even had one reader of this blog (yes, apparently there is one!) come over to my office from hers to see it in person. Now the nitty-gritty review: I ordered it directly from the company website, as it is sold on Amazon but does not qualify for Prime free shipping....
[Law Technology Today] Leverage Technology for Practice Efficiency
From practicing law to running a law practice, it may seem like some lawyers are actually managing two full-time jobs in a day. Although there is no secret way to reduce your workload, understanding and implementing the right tools can help boost efficiency and lessen the time and effort it takes to get things done. Join us on September 18th for Leveraging Technology for Practice Efficiency, and gain practical tips for using technology in new and unexpected ways. This CLE webinar was pulled...
[Avoid a Claim] Apply for your LAWPRO Risk Management Credit by September 15
Save up to $100 on your 2015 LAWPRO premium by completing the online Risk Management Premium Credit declaration form no later than midnight on September 15, 2014. In addition to claiming the credit for attending in person at LAWPRO-approved CPD courses, you may also claim the credit for completing archived versions of LAWPRO-approved programs, provided you watch or listen to the entire program and have a copy of the program materials. Completing three modules of LAWPRO’s Online Coaching...