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 Tips Blog] ABA TECHSHOW 2014 - Interview with The TECHSHOW Chair
ABA TECHSHOW 2014 was a great success, breaking all of its previous attendance records. Congratulations to ABA TECHSHOW chair Natalie R. Kelly and the rest of the TECHSHOW planning board. For our Digital Edge podcast this month, Sharon Nelson and...
[Avoid a Claim] Separation agreement scam using the name Kitazawa Masaakira
Lawyers in Serbia, Macedonia and Bulgaria notified us that they received an email from the purported Kitazawa Masaakira 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...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] 13 Resources for Protecting Data – Courtesy of the FTC
With data breaches in the news on an almost daily basis, how do you protect your law firm’s assets? What advice should you give to your clients? The FTC offers a list of 13 data security resources to help you … Continue reading →
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Getting the Most Out of Evernote
To quote the source, “Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the Web.” And if you’re a user, you’re addicted. Here are 8 terrific tips from the … Continue reading →
[Avoid a Claim] Up, Up and Away (and still be able to close a real estate transaction)
This article by Jeffrey Schwartz appeared in Volume 37, No.1 (December 2011), The Abstract Page, OBA Real Property Law Section Newsletter. Posted here with permission. Scenario 1 Ok, so it’s Friday at 2PM, it’s a long weekend pending and you are looking forward to a) going to the cottage, b) sending the long weekend relaxing, c) going out of town to visit with family or friends. You have just signed your last E-Reg Transfer for completeness. You feel comfortable leaving the office early knowing...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Jon Chan and Advan Co Ltd
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Jon Chan and Advan Co 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 of an...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Trevor Lees and Lynch Motor Company
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Trevor Lees of Lynch Motor 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 more...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Rob Bennison and Mölnlycke Health Care
Three U.S. firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Rob Bennison of Mölnlycke Health Carelooking 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 Christopher Suarez and Anping County Yuda Expanded Metal Factory
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Christopher Suarez of Anping County Yuda Expanded Metal Factory 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...
[Reid My Blog] Top Ten Takeaways from ABA TECHSHOW 2014
    TECHSHOW Week is always great fun. This was my 16th year in attendance and my 10th as part of the faculty. Despite being diligent to answer emails and voicemails during TECHSHOW, it takes a few days to clear the Inbox and my desktop of messages and tasks. With much of that now behind me, I’ve had time to organize my top takeaways from the conference: 1. Lawyers-turned-software developers showcasing new cloud-based practice management systems were prominent throughout the Exhibit Hall. Many...