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] What Else are you Sharing on Social Media?
I recently taught a group of newly-minted lawyers about “Practicing in the Digital Age: Navigating Social Media” at Massachusetts’ new Practicing With Professionalism course. This is the first required CLE in Massachusetts, and it is targeted at new practitioners. But, this particular topic should, in all honesty, be required for all types of practitioners. It seems that lawyers are just beginning to realize that what we put on the Internet is by no means private (even if you use your “privacy...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] June Technology Training
Free How To… Sessions (Non-CLE) CBA How To… sessions are crafted to provide you with an overview of a particular product, service or solution to a common law practice management question. These classes are delivered live, and via webcast online. Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014  How To…Master Time Management With Technology  Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM […]
[Thoughtful Legal Management] The Einstein Principle!
♫ Albert Einstein I got an idea and it’s really bright Somebody in my brain just turned on the light…♫ Lyrics, music and recorded by Avias. This is another great leadership post from Beth Flynn at the THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP CENTER (www.leadershipcenter.osu.edu). This post highlights the principles that helped shaped Albert Einstein into a leader and successful scientist. They are taken from Smithson, D. (2014). What managers don’t know: how to be a better...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Setting Up an Effective Filing System
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[Law Technology Today] The Best of Legal Tech for Solo and Small Firms 2014
With each passing year, there is a plethora of tech options beyond the typical Mac v. PC debate. On this episode of The Digital Edge, hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway interview John Simek from Sensei Enterprises. Together, they discuss modern innovations that make running firms easier and keep client data safe. Tune in to learn more about meta data, benefits of paperless, and John’s favorite software tools. The post The Best of Legal Tech for Solo and Small Firms 2014 appeared first on Law...
[Slaw: Dan Pinnington] Supervision of Employees: The Buck Stops With You
Delegation involves getting the job done through others. A governing tenet in every firm should be to push work down to the lowest capable level. You are wasting your time and the client’smoney if you or others at your firmare consistently doingtasks that lawyers with a lower hourly rate or staff can complete. Lawyers typically fail to delegate for any number of reasons, none of which stand up to scrutiny. They don’t want to give up control of the matter or client: This is a bad behaviour...
[Avoid a Claim] New in the practicePRO Lending Library: Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 2
This complete hands-on guide reveals the secrets, shortcuts, and realities of conducting investigative and background research using free and low-cost public records available on the Internet (and from fee-based databases). Written for legal professionals (but also useful for anyone who needs to conduct investigative and background research), this comprehensive desk book describes how to use hundreds of government and non-government Internet sites to uncover public records [note, the book was...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Nancy Caires and Mortgage Guaranty LLC
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Nancy Caires of Mortgage Guaranty LLC 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] Separation agreement scam using the name Andrian Nakazato
A Californa firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Andrian Nakazato 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 Confirmed...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Henry Peyrebrue
Lawyers in California and Washington state notified us that they received an email from the purported Henry Peyrebrue 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...