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] Commercial debt collection scam by Kazuo Hirai of Chuko Electric Co Ltd
A lawyer in California notified us that he received an email from the purported Kazuo Hirai of Chuko Electric Co Ltd with regards to a commercial debt collection scam. For examples of other names attached to this kind of fraud see our Confirmed Fraud Page. For an explanation of how this fraud works see our Fraud Fact Sheet. Here is the initial email: From: Chuko Electric Co Ltd [mailto:chukoelectriccoltd@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 2:27 PM To: Subject: litigation case This is a...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Mobile Security Tips from the ABA
Great tips at Law Technology Today on mobile security. Don’t take confidential client data outside the office without taking these precautionary steps: Encrypt devices Password protect all technology (phones, tablets, laptops) Enable remote wiping capability Limit what you carry when … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] Selected LPM Tech Books are 75% Off!
Just in time for summer reading season, LPM is offering a 75% discount on selected books. You won’t ever see a sale this big, so order before May 31 to take advantage of the low prices! A full list of sale books is below. To receive the 75% discount, enter the code LPMSALE13 at checkout. Making Partner: A Guide for Law Firm Associates, Third Edition By John R. Sapp Most lawyers think they will make partner eventually, but in reality, many never reach this level. This concise,...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam by Matthew Shilton of Holbury Hardware Stores
Two Ontario lawyers have notified us that they received an email from the purported Matthew Shilton of Holbury Hardware Stores with regards to a commercial debt collection scam. For examples of other names attached to this kind of fraud see our Confirmed Fraud Page. For an explanation of how this fraud works see our Fraud Fact Sheet. Here is the initial email: From: Matthew Shilton [mailto:matthewjshiltoni@yahoo.co.uk] Sent: April-26-13 2:36 PM To: Subject: REQUEST FOR COUNSEL Our organization...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Ten Improved Fastcase Tools
Here's an article that recently appeared from me in the Oklahoma Bar Journal. Ten Improved Fastcase Tools I will confess that Ed Walters, the CEO of Fastcase, gave me a fair amount of assistance in the preparation of this article....
[Avoid a Claim] LAWPRO Magazine archive: The morning after mediation
Mediation is a powerful tool. When managed by a capable mediator, it can shine a bright light on a dispute, illuminating for all parties the strengths and the weaknesses of their respective positions. The dynamic nature of mediation can also create unintended hazards. To read the article click here or on the image above. The article orginally appeared in the the Winter 2006 “Delivering on the Client Service Promise” issue of LAWPRO Magazine. All past issues of LAWPRO Magazine can be found at...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam by Giovanni Bertolotto of Binding Union
An Ontario lawyer has notified us that he received an email from the purported Giovanni Bertolotto of Binding Union with regards to a commercial debt collection scam. For examples of other names attached to this kind of fraud see our Confirmed Fraud Page. For an explanation of how this fraud works see our Fraud Fact Sheet. Here is the initial email: From: Giovanni Bertolotto To: We are Italian company and require your assistant in collection matter, please let us know if you can handle this...
[Avoid a Claim] Business debt collection scam by Margaret Brockman
Three Ontario lawyers have notified us that they have been contacted by the purported Margaret Brockman with regards to a collaborative family law agreement dispute. This is a fraud we have seen before under several other names and similar scenarios. For details on how this fraud works and a full list of names attached to it see our Confirmed Fraud page. Here is the initial email: From: Margaret Brockman ReplyTo: margaretbrock1967@gmail.co Subject: Dear Counsel Sent: May 20, 2013 2:03 PM Dear...
[Avoid a Claim] Separation agreement scam by Meg Li Martinez
Two lawyers in Virginia have notified us that they’ve been contacted by the purported Meg Li Martinez with regards to a to a collaborative family law agreement dispute. This is a fraud we have seen before under several other names and similar scenarios. For examples of other names attached to this kind of fraud see our Confirmed Fraud Page. For an explanation of how this fraud works see our Fraud Fact Sheet. Here is the initial email: From: meglsc@iprimus.com.au [mailto:meglsc@iprimus.com.au]...
[Law Technology Today] Summer Vacation Technology
Summer and vacation seasons are approaching. Some prefer to completely disconnect on vacation, while others like to stay connected. Work aside, those who choose to stay connected can use technology to make their trips more manageable and stress free with travel apps, adapters, and travel-friendly cameras. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the intersection of technology and vacation, whether to connect or disconnect while traveling, and some of...