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] 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 | gettyimages.com   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...
[Law Technology Today] What Virtual Law Firms Know That We Don’t
Discover what you can learn from virtual law firms in our latest Industry Insights webinar: “What Law Firms Know That We Don’t” The virtual law firm is an emerging, forward-looking business model for solo lawyers to multi-lawyer, multi-jurisdiction law firms. It works only if you have the right skill sets and ability to otherwise work effectively with clients along with the technology. We will cover: The concepts behind virtual law firms. How to launch a virtual law firm...
[Law Practice Advisor] Risky Business: Lawyer Referrals and the Nuclear Option
View image | gettyimages.com   The most successful law firms generate the bulk of their clients from referrals. Referrals are key to an effective law firm marketing plan because reliance on referrals can reduce the effort you have to put into marketing your practice over time. You have to hustle to develop referral pipelines; but, once you’ve established those, you have acquired a number of persons who are willing to sell your services for you, in appropriate circumstances. Most lawyers...
[Law Technology Today] Is This the Golden Age of Podcasting?
In the last couple of years, the number of great podcasts has exploded. Many people today not only know the word “podcast,” but can give you several examples of their favorites. Podcast experts (those of us who have been listening to them for years) have cautiously begun to suggest that we have entered the “Golden Age” of podcasting. Is this truly a golden age of podcasting, or simply a renaissance? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Morihiro Gotoh and Gotoh & Co.
Three Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Morihiro Gotoh of Gotoh & Co. looking to retain them with regards to a commercial debt collection.. 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...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial equipment purchase scam impersonating the names Vince Luciano and Alberici Constructers, Ltd
A California firm received an email from the purported Vince Luciano of Alberici Constructers, Ltd looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. The firm notified the real representatives of Alberici Constructers, Ltd who brought the fraud attempt to our attention. The company address is correct, but the phone number and email addresses are fake. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In this scam...