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] Business debt collection scam using the name Matthew Leong
An Ontario lawyer has notified us that they received an email from an email from the purported Howard Salter looking to retain them with regards to a breach of a business loan 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 Fraud Page...
[Law Technology Today] Congratulations to LPM Authors Named to the 2013 Fastcase 50!
LPM is proud to announce that three of our book authors have been named to the Fastcase 50 class of 2013. Congratulations to Carole Levitt, Sharon Nelson, and Mark Rosch for being recognized as among “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.”   Here’s more information about this year’s honorees: Carole Levitt, President & Founder, Internet for Lawyers For more than 20 years, Carole Levitt has been thinking about...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] What is this Vine thing I've been hearing about?
Reblogged from sharechair: Up until recently, when I heard the word "Vine", I would think of a trellis full of ivy. But no more. Vine is a new and very popular video-sharing app with a bit of a twist. Videos … Continue reading →
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Nguyen Minh-Tam and Mid River Steel
An Ontario lawyer notified us that he received an email from the purported Nguyen Minh-Tam of Mid River Steel 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] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Jesus Hernandez and Dongguan Sunny Tool & Die Co
An Ontario lawyer notified us that she received an email from the purported Jesus Hernandez and Dongguan Sunny Tool & Die Colooking 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...
[Avoid a Claim] Mentoring Real Estate Lawyers
Are you in need of a mentor? Would you mentor someone if you had the time? Here is a possible solution for both. The OBA’s Working Group on Lawyers and Real Estate has undertaken a mentoring initiative on their web site, www.lawyersworkinggroup.com. This mentoring initiative is set up so that everyone can participate with little effort. Go to the site, see the question of the month, click on the suggested answers provided or add a comment and you’re done. The Working Group...
[Law Technology Today] Cultivating Social Media Interaction
Your firm has decided to engage in social networking. You’ve set up accounts on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and maybe even Google Plus or Pinterest. But nothing much seems to be happening: you’re not getting followers, and no one seems to be interacting with you or your posts and updates. Are you doing social networking wrong, or is it just not productive for lawyers? Let’s find out. Many lawyers forget that the key to social networking is actually networking. In real life, if you went to a...
[Avoid a Claim] From LAWPRO Webzine – Surprise: Land Titles doesn’t guarantee lot dimensions!
This article is excerpted from a longer review of topics in real estate law presented by Bob Aaron at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s 2013 Sole and Small Firm Conference in Toronto, Ontario on May 23, 2013. A decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in February may have settled the thorny question of whether or not courts have the authority to correct erroneous descriptions of properties in the land registration system. The origin of the dispute dates back to 1985, when Veikko Kivikangas...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Ulf Niclasson and Alps Nordic AB
Two Ontario lawyers have notified us that they received an email from the purported Ulf Niclasson of Alps Nordic 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...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Peter Trygg and Goteberg Energi AB
Two Ontario lawyers have notified us that they received an email from the purported Peter Trygg of Goteberg Energi 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...