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] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Christopher Simpson and Batts R Us
Four firms in Canada and the U.S. have notified us that they received an email from the purported Christopher Simpson of Batts R Us 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...
[Law Technology Today] Ipro Appoints Legal Industry Expert to Its Expanding Company
Ipro Appoints Legal Industry Expert to Its Expanding Company Paul Armbruster, formerly of eBay, Joins Ipro’s Client Relations Team CHICAGO, 16 April 2015 – Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery software, today announced that industry expert, Paul Armbruster has joined Ipro as Vice President of Client Strategy. Armbruster brings experience with eBay, Cooley LLP, and Heller Ehrman to Ipro’s growing client strategy team. In this role his primary focus will be to...
[Law Technology Today] Q&A: Lawyer As Entrepreneur
Anyone who has been paying attention to the legal profession during the past few years knows that we are experiencing a wave of technology driven and venture capital fueled innovation that will either disrupt or evolve the practice of law in a way that provides benefit to the public at large. Many startups are doing amazing things and deserve enormous rewards; entrepreneurs have tackled everything from automated document assembly to legal marketplaces to case law visualization. Although lawyers...
[Law Technology Today] Using contract review to build client relationships in the legal tech space
Using contract review to build client relationships in the legal tech space Leawood, KS – 16 April 2015 – Consumers shouldn’t have to pay exorbitant legal fees to have an attorney review a single contract. This philosophy drives the ReviewMyContract.com business. ReviewMyContract.com is an affordable online advertising engine that saves law firms time, and increases revenues by directing individuals and businesses seeking representation to law firm websites. Persons who would otherwise...
[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...