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

[Oregon Law Practice Management] Malpractice Claim Trends in Oregon [Infographic]
The 2013 Professional Liability Fund Annual Report is now available for Oregon lawyers on the PLF Web site.  The report reveals the following legal malpractice claim trends and data:    
[Law Technology Today] Design Thinking in a Future Legal Practice
If you aren’t already, imagine being a law student in America today. Most law students are constantly reminded of how poor job prospects are with law graduate placement falling for the sixth year in a row to 84.5%. Students working in the legal services industry no longer see the world of 91.9% employment reached in 2007 before the financial crisis. With the average price of a law degree hovering around $125,000, it is important for law students in the new legal services market to have...
[Law Technology Today] Design Thinking in a Future Legal Practice
If you aren’t already, imagine being a law student in America today. Most law students are constantly reminded of how poor job prospects are with law graduate placement falling for the sixth year in a row to 84.5%. Students working in the legal services industry no longer see the world of 91.9% employment reached in 2007 before the financial crisis. With the average price of a law degree hovering around $125,00, it is important for law students in the new legal services market to have...
[Law Practice Advisor] Outlook Tip: Finding Unread Mail
Regardless of the different techniques and services you might use to manage your Outlook Inbox, there will come a day when you amass too many messages in your Inbox and thereby lose track of your unread messages.  When that happens, you need a way to quickly access your unread messages to then sort and respond to those you have ignored for too long. Here are a few ways to easily access your unread messages*: 1) Use the default “Unread Mail” Search Folder.  You can find the “Unread Mail” Search...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Notice from the Washington Attorney General’s Office: Beware of Loan Modification Scams Soliciting Washington Lawyers
Originally posted on NWSidebar:From the Washington Attorney General’s Office: The Washington Attorney General’s Office, the Washington Department of Financial Institutions, and other state agencies across the country, along with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission,…
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Visualizing Document Automation: Five Steps For Success – Free Webinar!
Visualizing Document Automation: Five Steps For Success is a free one-hour webinar sponsored by the folks at The Form Tool. It is set for Thursday, July 31st at 10:00 a.m. CDT. I shared this information with a few of my...
[Avoid a Claim] Independent but engaged: Support networks for solos
There are plenty of good reasons for choosing sole practice, or for transitioning into sole practice after practising with a firm. You may have chosen to practise in a small community; you may have opened a sole practice because you couldn’t find the right fit with a firm in your chosen area of practice; or you may be a person with a naturally independent work style and a desire to be your own boss. Whatever a lawyer’s reasons, sole practice is a choice that can be profitable and personally...
[Law Technology Today] What’s a Video Game Lawyer? (And How Can I Become One?)
Why hello there, Internet. I am Ryan Morrison, and I am a video game lawyer. (I’ll wait for you to stop laughing.) Okay, now that you have composed yourself, let me assure you that video game law is, in fact, a thing. When people hear I do video game law, they usually are left looking confused, or quickly ask if they can join me, so I thought this article would be a good way of explaining my basic day-to-day, and what the mysterious video game lawyer title really entails. How Did I Get...
[Law Technology Today] What’s a Video Game Lawyer? (And How Can I Become One?)
Why hello there, Internet. I am Ryan Morrison, and I am a video game lawyer. (I’ll wait for you to stop laughing.) Okay, now that you have composed yourself, let me assure you that video game law is, in fact, a thing. When people hear I do video game law, they usually are left looking confused, or quickly ask if they can join me, so I thought this article would be a good way of explaining my basic day-to-day, and what the mysterious video game lawyer title really entails. How Did I Get...
[The Last Word] Boost Your Bottom Line With Document Automation – Free Webinar!
Once upon a time automobiles were individually made by hand. They were beautifully crafted and richly appointed, and only the wealthy could afford them. Then, Henry Ford devised the first assembly line and the Model T became affordable for the masses. Legal services aren’t an exact parallel, but there are lessons to be learned from […]