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] Drones and the Fight for Privacy
Drone technology has developed rapidly over the last few years, and prices for consumer drones have continued to drop. This enables new enthusiasts to be able to purchase and use drones for a variety of recreational purposes. Along with advancements in flight technology, camera technology has developed that allows drone users to capture amazing footage of the flight, the neighborhood, and even the neighbors themselves. However, consumers are not the only ones excited about drone tech...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Digiral Edge podcast with Judy Perry Martinez, chair of The ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services
It was a pleasure and an honor to interview Judy Perry Martinez, chair of the ABA Presidential Commission on the Future of Legal Services for the Digital Edge podcast. She discussed the work of the commission and specific actions the...
[Law Practice Advisor] Countdown to the New Ethics Rules
July 1, 2015: Mark Your Calendars for the New Massachusetts Rules of Conduct. The New Massachusetts Rules have been in the works since 2013 when the SJC’s Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct published its proposed revisions to the Rules. The changes to the Rules are significant and thus will impact your practice. Many of these changes are based upon revisions to the ABA Model Rules and then adapted by the Standing Advisory Committee. On October 24, 2014, the Court...
[Law Technology Today] 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers
As far back as the Stone Age, prehistoric mankind created specialized tools to make his daily life more efficient. Fast forward to the 21st century, and we see a very similar trend as workers rely on mobile tools and applications to streamline and organize their workloads. The legal professional now relies on applications more than ever, as attorneys are increasingly expected to work remotely from tablets, laptops and mobile phones—as well as from their work PC. Daily tasks can include anything...
[PA Law Practice Management] Job Opening / Opportunity for Experienced Estate Paralegal in Wilmington, DE
Gawthrop Greenwood, PC is a mid-size 100+ year old law firm headquartered in West Chester, PA.  They have a job opening / opportunity for a full-time experienced Estate Paralegal for their Wilmington, DE office.  The desired candidate’s requirements include:   Minimum of 5 years’ experience   Must be organized, professional, dependable   Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team   Must have strong technical skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Word...
[PA Law Practice Management] Job Opening / Opportunity for Mid-level Associate
The law firm of Flaster/Greenberg PC has a job opening / opportunity for a Midlevel Associate in Family Law / Commercial Litigation  to work out of their Cherry Hill office, with occasional travel to their Philadelphia office. Flaster/Greenberg PC is a full-service, commercial business law firm serving clients across a range of industries in the public, private, government and nonprofit sectors. six offices in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware,  strategically located within the...
[Law Technology Today] Top Billing Mistakes Attorneys Make and How To Fix Them
As an attorney, you meet with clients, deliver work as promised, and then, eventually, out goes the invoice. Dealing with bills is likely not what made you want to became an attorney but in order to get paid on time and continue to practice law, you sometimes need to focus on billing just as much as practicing your passion. Otherwise, you may end up making some careless errors that could’ve been avoided. Watch this video and discover the tools available to you, so you never commit costly...
[Law Technology Today] The Lean Startup: Eliminating Wasteful Practices in Your Law Firm?
The idea of a lean business was recently made popular by Eric Ries’s book, “The Lean Startup.” The lean concept involves eliminating waste and resources that don’t create value for the end client. This practice has become predominant in the tech world, in which companies create a minimum viable product, test it early and often, and adapt to client feedback. But how can we adapt lean concepts to law firms and the legal industry that is service-based? Where should a new law firm start? In this...
[Thoughtful Legal Management] What’s Your Bag?
♫  He ain’t no drag  He’s got a brand new bag… ♫ Lyrics, music and recorded by: James Brown.   This post continues the ‘no brainer’ posts about technology.  This time it is about a bit of technology that most people don’t put much thought into, I suspect, namely their computer laptop bag. Now some people will say that a bag is a bag is a bag.  I am not one of them. In fact I can say that I am quite particular about my bag.  I had a nice laptop bag given...
[Avoid a Claim] Sidney Troister on the red flags of real estate fraud and how you can protect yourself
We couldn’t have said it better ourselves! There is great advice from Sidney Troister on the red flags of real estate fraud and how you can avoid being a victim in this Torkin Manes bulletin (reproduced with permission): Much has been written about the flags of mortgage fraud, with a description of flags often buried in articles not read very carefully. In the interests of brevity, and as a tool for you and your staff to have a ready simple guide, here are some of the most common flags...