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

[PA Law Practice Management] Security Issues on iPhone 5s
Attorneys who use the iPhone 5s should refrain from enabling Touch ID.  There have already been two patches in response to two security flaws.  But tech experts feel that the Touch ID feature is still a risk for phones carrying confidential client information.  Michael Pham of Winstead Attorneys has some insights in a post on the WinTech blog.  He suggests that employers implement strict written policies and  procedures that require employees to keep their mobile devices current with the latest...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] ABA TECHSHOW 2014 Run Down
Once you have been to ABA TECHSHOW you know that there’s no other conference quite like it. A four day blitz of presentations, dinners, and technology, all documented in real time through every conceivable social media channel. The goal for most of us is just to keep up, and absorb as much as we can, […]
[The Last Word] How to Handle Heartbleed
I was out of the office last week when the Heartbleed bug burst into the news so, while I’m a little slow getting information posted about it, things seemed to have resolved themselves and I now feel comfortable providing our members with some information and recommendations about how to deal with it. What is Heartbleed? […]
[Thoughtful Legal Management] Learning to Lead from Your Inner Executive
♫ Ah, there’s an elephant standing in the room Ah, though we’re all alone It’s not just me and you…♫ Lyrics and music by E.A. Morillo, H. Romero, J. Nunez, J. Wilkinson, B.M. Burton, recorded by Alexandra Burke.   This is another guest post from Beth Flynn at the Ohio State University Leadership Center. All of us have these two parts within – the wise and intentional inner executive and the unconscious inner elephant, which does a good job for us most of the...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Richard Tena and Smart Service Electric
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Richard Tena of Smart Service Electric looking to retain them with regards to a commercial debt collection. This is a classic 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 debtor (who is part of the fraud). See our Confirmed Fraud Page for...
[Avoid a Claim] Business loan collection scam using the name Albert Dan
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Albert Dan looking to retain them with regards to a breach of a business loan agreement. This is a classic 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 debtor (who is part of the fraud). See our Confirmed Fraud Page for more of an...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Crowdsourcing Legal Research with Casetext and Mootus
One of the more interesting ideas discussed at ABA TECHSHOW was the concept of crowdsourcing legal research using Casetext or Mootus: “On Casetext, judicial opinions and statutes are annotated with analysis by prominent law professors and attorneys at leading firms, giving … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] The Digital Edge delves into ABA TECHSHOW
Hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway interview this year’s ABA TECHSHOW Chair Natalie Kelly. The introduction of how-to’s to the future of the ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board, they cover the highlights of the 2014. This year’s hottest topics include: the re-emergence of paperless, cloud computing, and iOS. Listen for more about the Solutions Lab, Exhibits, and much, much more. The post The Digital Edge delves into ABA TECHSHOW appeared first on Law Technology Today.
[Slaw: Dan Pinnington] Don’t Accept Every File That Walks in the Door
This article from February 13, 2014 is by Nora Rock, corporate writer and policy analyst at LAWPRO. At the risk of sounding like a self-help book designed to help you find Mr. or Ms. Right, we’d like to remind you (the day before Valentine’s Day, no less!) that being selective about the clients you represent is an important claims-prevention strategy. Depending on your area of law and how established your practice, you may be tempted to dismiss this advice as being valid only for lawyers in the...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Still Pondering Paperless?
In my continuing series of top tweets from the 2014 ABA TECHSHOW, today I am offering 10 thoughts to chew on if you are pondering going paperless.  (Including bonus tips from me!) And it saves trees! RT @Westlaw: Benefits of going … Continue reading →