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 Technology Today] Tell your Story at ABA TECHSHOW 2015
Watching the Google I/O live stream, TED and TEDx talks and others, who hasn’t thought: “Why don’t I do that?” Reasons start popping into your head, and you go back to the brief, back to the game or return to enjoying your vacation. The thought still percolates, simmers, eats at the corners of your mind. You do want do to that. You do want to share your knowledge, tell stories of the lessons you’ve learned and make your stamp on the legal tech scene. Stop debating...
[Thoughtful Legal Management] Golden Moment: Handling Client Complaints
♫ Through the fire and the flames we carry on! ♫ Lyrics and music by: Herman Li, ZP Theart, Sam Totman, Vadim Pruzhaniov, recorded by Dragonforce.   Jo DeMars, of NetNeutrals (www.netneutrals.com)  spoke at the 2014 Online Dispute Resolution Forum at Hastings College of Law at the University of California in San Francisco.  This post is based on her most excellent presentation on Wednesday June 25, 2014. While her comments were presented in the context of resolving disputes that arise in...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Does Your Bookkeeper Know IOLTA?
Originally posted on NWSidebar:Keeping the books and IOLTA record keeping aren’t the same. Here are important considerations when hiring a bookkeeper. Keeping the books and IOLTA record keeping aren’t the same. Here are important considerations when hiring a bookkeeper.…
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Suijin Mikoto and Shuilee Chemical Company
A Texas firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Suijin Mikoto of Shuilee Chemical Company 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] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Edward Watwood
Two Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Edward Watwood 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 more of an explanation...
[Law Technology Today] How Family Law Firm Pines Laurent, LLP went Paperless
The Decision to Join the Digital Age Historically, lawyers have had an aversion to change, relying on methods passed down from generation to generation. There is safety in familiarity.  However, the 21st century has brought to the legal field a swath of new technologies that have revolutionized the practice and business of law, as well as a consciousness about our profession’s carbon footprint and it’s contribution to climate change.  The confluence of these two events has created both the...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Digital Edge Podcast Focuses on Tips and Tricks for PowerPoint
In this episode of The Digital Edge podcast, Tips and Tricks for Lawyers Using PowerPoint in Trial Presentations, Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway interview Paul Unger about the best practices in using PowerPoint in the courtroom. Unger emphasizes simplicity, professionalism,...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] GPSOLO: Law Practice 2020
Law Practice 2020 is the theme of the May/June Issue of GPSOLO Magazine and I would be telling you that you need to read this one from cover to cover even if it didn't include my guest GP Mentor column,...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Jim Kleynhans and Cannon Steels Ltd
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Jim Kleynhans of Cannon Steels Ltd 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 more...
[Avoid a Claim] Separation agreement scam using the name Deborah Spencer
A Nova Scotia firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Deborah Spencer looking to retain them with regards to a collecting overdue payments resulting from a separation 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...