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

[Avoid a Claim] How lawyers can avoid the dangers of procrastination
Whether it’s leaving a university essay until the last minute or deciding to sort your sock drawer instead of doing your taxes, procrastination is something everyone struggles with in life. However in your law practice, the results can be more damaging. In the past five years LAWPRO has received nearly 300 claims resulting from ‘procrastination’, at a cost of $12.5 million. The Washington State Bar Association’s Lawyer Assist Program has an article that looks at how...
[Law Technology Today] LexCloud.ca Named Exclusive Host of Worldox Cloud Canada
LexCloud.ca Named Exclusive Host of Worldox Cloud Canada TORONTO  & GLEN ROCK, NJ– 16 April 2015 – LexCloud.ca & World Software Corporation announced today that they have partnered to deliver Worldox Cloud to Canadian customers.  Through this partnership, LexCloud.ca will exclusively deliver Worldox Document Management Software (DMS) in the cloud to Canadian law firms utilizing data centers within Canada. World Software, based in Glen Rock, New Jersey, is the creator of award-winning...
[Law Technology Today] ONECLOUD NETWORKS SHIFTS TO BROADSOFT’S BROADCLOUD FOR HOSTED BUSINESS UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE
ONECLOUD NETWORKS SHIFTS TO BROADSOFT’S BROADCLOUD FOR HOSTED BUSINESS UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE BroadSoft’s fully managed cloud service enables OneCloud Networks to extend beyond PBX to rapidly deliver hosted UC services; expand U.S footprint. GAITHERSBURG, Md., 16 April 2015  – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that OneCloud Networks will upgrade its hosted PBX and Unified Communications (UC) offering by migrating to BroadCloud®, a fully-managed end-to-end service....
[Law Technology Today] Citrix Becomes a Preferred Vendor of Bar Associations
Citrix Becomes a Preferred Vendor of Bar Associations Citrix ShareFile delivers simple, secure and mobile document management for legal market SANTA CLARA, Calif., 16 April 2015 –  Citrix today announced partnerships with three bar associations, becoming a preferred technology vendor for online file sharing and storage, further enhancing its trusted reputation in the legal market. North Carolina, Iowa and Chicago are among the bar associations that have chosen Citrix ShareFile as a member...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial equipment purchase scam using the names Nick Silva and Bi-Port Engineering
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Nick Silva of Bi-Port Engineering looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This is 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...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial equipment purchase scam using the names Chao Da and Yuki Precision Company Ltd
Firms in Florida and Ontario have notified us that they received an email from the purported Chao Da of Yuki Precision Company Ltd looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This is 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...
[Law Technology Today] MOBILE HELIX LAUNCHES LINK 2.0 AT ABA TECHSHOW 2015
MOBILE HELIX LAUNCHES LINK 2.0 AT ABA TECHSHOW 2015 LINK Delivers Affordable, Secure Mobility to Law Firms of all Sizes CHICAGO, 16 April 2015 – Mobile Helix, Inc., provider of secure mobile productivity solutions, is launching LINK 2.0 during ABA TECHSHOW 2015 this April in Chicago. Mobile Helix is showing free demos of LINK during the TECHSHOW EXPO at booth #113. “LINK provides a new, secure and smarter way for legal professionals to work with documents while mobile,” said Matt Bancroft,...
[Law Technology Today] The 21st Century (Alternative) Legal Career
Due to advancements in technology, increased outsourcing, and globalization, students are not necessarily graduating law school and entering a big law firm on track to become a partner. A legal career can take you into a solo practice, a virtual practice, electronic discovery, in-house counsel for a startup, or in an alternative direction using your services in a different way. If a lawyer is choosing an alternative career path over a mainstream model, how do they select a legal career? What...
[Law Technology Today] Demo of Secure Mobile Solution for Attorneys at ABA TECHSHOW
Demo of Secure Mobile Solution for Attorneys at ABA TECHSHOW Tabs3 Connect Offers Attorneys the Ability to Work Securely While Out of the Office Lincoln, NE, 16 April 2015 – Software Technology, Inc., one of the nation’s largest providers of legal specific billing and practice management software, announces a live demonstration of an innovative, hybrid solution for attorneys interested in mobile management of their practice. Tabs3 Connect gives attorneys the features and security they need when...
[Avoid a Claim] Inside the Lawyer’s Mind Part 4: Sociability
In parts 1 to 3 of this series we discussed the three traits that lawyers score particularly high on in personality assessments: skepticism, autonomy, and urgency. In this post and the next we look at two traits that lawyers score low on: sociability and resilience. In some ways, these are the most surprising findings. The average lawyer scores on the bottom 12% on measures of sociability, according to lawyer/psychologist consultant Dr. Larry Richard. This trait measures a person’s desire to...