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] Updated Books from the PLF
New editions of A Guide to Setting Up and Using Your Lawyer Trust Account and A Guide to Setting Up and Running Your Law Office are available now on the Professional Liability Fund Web site. A Guide to Setting Up … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] Midsized Law Firms are Living in an Era of Opportunity
As clients drift away from Large Law firms and toward “big enough” firms, Midsized outfits stand a good chance to secure clients and business matters that only a few years ago would have seemed out of the realm of possibility. Just because opportunity exists, though, does not mean that a given law firm is poised to take it. As any partner of a Midsized firm will tell you, firms of this size face their own unique challenges. In an effort to help Midsized firms overcome the pressures they alone...
[Law Practice Advisor] Maximize Your Impact by Boosting Your Internal Image
The art of presentation is an integral aspect of the legal profession, regardless of your particular practice. Good presentation skills matter, whether you are providing direction and counsel to a client, wooing potential referral sources or influencing a judge or jury at trial. Essential to your presentation skills is the ability to project confidence and power to those you wish to influence. This goes for new and experienced practitioners alike. And it all begins with the way in which you...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Jim Buthelezi
Two Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Jim Buthelezi 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 of...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Chris Hammet
Firms in Texas and Michigan notified us that they received an email from the purported Chris Hammet 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...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Fredrik Naslund and Capio AB
A Florida firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Fredrik Naslund of Capio AB 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...
[Law Technology Today] In Search of the Perfect Gear Bag: Tom Bihn to the Rescue
If you like technology, and if you are anything like me, you love the gear that accompanies it. And, of course, if you’ve got the gear, you need the right bag to store and transport it. Finding the perfect gear bag, it turns out, is not such an easy feat, especially if you want it to universally accommodate your commute to work, travel to client meetings, court appearances, conference attendance, and more. Now, I’ve tried a number of different products in my time, but in my opinion, my (...
[Law Technology Today] Now available from LP Publishing: “How to Achieve Success After the Bar Exam”
We’re delighted to announce the newest book from the ABA Law Practice Division, How to Achieve Success After the Bar Exam. So you’ve taken the bar exam. Now what? How to Achieve Success After the Bar Exam will guide recent law-school graduates as they make the crucial transition from student to lawyer. Through week-by-week activities and practical advice, this book will help recent grads define their career vision, seek out networking opportunities, demonstrate their value to potential...
[Law Technology Today] Privacy and the Pendulum
According to Wikipedia, a pendulum “is a weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely. When a pendulum is displaced sideways from its resting equilibrium position, it is subject to a restoring force due to gravity that will accelerate it back toward the equilibrium position.” Remember that from physics class, along with Newton’s laws of motion? We’re accustomed to thinking of pendulums swinging from side to side, but if you watch the Foucault Pendulum knock...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Ik Inabata
A New York firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Ik Inabata 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 of how...