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 Practice Advisor] Risky Business: Lawyer Referrals and the Nuclear Option
The most successful law firms generate the bulk of their clients from referrals. Referrals are key to an effective law firm marketing plan because reliance on referrals can reduce the effort you have to put into marketing your practice over time. You have to hustle to develop referral pipelines; but, once you’ve established those, you have acquired a number of persons who are willing to sell your services for you, in appropriate circumstances. Most lawyers feel most comfortable networking with...
[Law Practice Advisor] Risky Business: Lawyer Referrals and the Nuclear Option
View image | gettyimages.com   The most successful law firms generate the bulk of their clients from referrals. Referrals are key to an effective law firm marketing plan because reliance on referrals can reduce the effort you have to put into marketing your practice over time. You have to hustle to develop referral pipelines; but, once you’ve established those, you have acquired a number of persons who are willing to sell your services for you, in appropriate circumstances. Most lawyers...
[Law Technology Today] Is This the Golden Age of Podcasting?
In the last couple of years, the number of great podcasts has exploded. Many people today not only know the word “podcast,” but can give you several examples of their favorites. Podcast experts (those of us who have been listening to them for years) have cautiously begun to suggest that we have entered the “Golden Age” of podcasting. Is this truly a golden age of podcasting, or simply a renaissance? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Morihiro Gotoh and Gotoh & Co.
Three Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Morihiro Gotoh of Gotoh & Co. looking to retain them with regards to a commercial debt collection.. This appears to be 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...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial equipment purchase scam impersonating the names Vince Luciano and Alberici Constructers, Ltd
A California firm received an email from the purported Vince Luciano of Alberici Constructers, Ltd looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. The firm notified the real representatives of Alberici Constructers, Ltd who brought the fraud attempt to our attention. The company address is correct, but the phone number and email addresses are fake. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In this scam...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial equipment purchase scam using the name Allen Walton
Two Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Allen Walton looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be 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 of an...
[Law Technology Today] Saving Time and Money with Online Forms
With a keen focus on detail and a determination to use the best technologies available, the Law Office of Ruby L. Powers helps Houston area residents with US immigration and nationality law issues. Three attorneys make up the practice, which specializes in areas like citizenship, asylum, humanitarian parole, and consular processing among others. According to the Houston Chronicle, there are nearly 1.5 million foreign-born residents in the region, and Houston’s immigration population is growing...
[PA Law Practice Management] Job Opening – Commercial Litigation Associate
McCormick Law Firm in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has a job opening for a full-time Associate Attorney with 1-5 years’ experience who is interested in working in a civil law practice, with a focus in commercial litigation. The associate will also have opportunities to work in the following areas of this general practice firm: commercial law and transactions, municipal law, personal injury and malpractice litigation, and labor and employment law. The ideal candidate will be focused and highly...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Opening a Modern Law Office: Coping with Today's Rapidly Changing Law Firm Business Model
Opening a law office is a very different operation today than a few decades ago. In my feature Opening a Modern Law Office: Coping with Today's Rapidly Changing Law Firm Business Model, I contrast several of the differences between those...
[Law Technology Today] Labor and Employment Issues in the On-Demand Economy
Technology plays a huge role in the burgeoning on-demand economy, which is generally characterized by the use of technology to deliver goods and services to users “on demand.” That demand is satisfied using websites and apps that connect users with transportation, accommodations, food and retail delivery, housecleaning and lawn care services, and more. Workers who deliver the goods and services are often independent contractors who can accept or reject work opportunities (also...