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 Dionne Edwards
Two Ontario lawyers notified us that they received an email from the purported Dionne Edwards 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 for more of an...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] PayPal: Lawyer’s Friend or Foe?
PayPal is a very tempting credit card processing service with nice extras like Web site integration and online invoicing.  There is no disputing its familiarity or popularity.  But before you jump on the PayPal bandwagon, do your homework.  Is it less expensive or … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] Hidden Twitter Tricks
If you’ve been using Twitter for awhile, you probably think you have it down. You keep your tweets short and sweet, incorporate a hashtag here and there, keep it interesting and a bit mysterious if there is a link or picture attached – nailed it. Your tweets are probably doing the job, but maybe it is time to challenge yourself to use Twitter even more efficiently. This article from Mashable lists 14 tips for getting the absolute most out of this network. Here are a few highlights...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Email Encryption For Everyone
The recent confirmation that the US government, through the NSA’s PRISM surveillance, collects massive amounts of electronic data is really only the tip of the iceburg when viewed in light of all of the potential exposure email has to unauthorized access. From hackers to governments to law enforcement to targeted espionage to identity thieves, there […]
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Email Encryption For Everyone
The recent confirmation that the US government, through the NSA’s PRISM surveillance, collects massive amounts of electronic data is really only the tip of the iceburg when viewed in light of all of the potential exposure email has to unauthorized access. From hackers to governments to law enforcement to targeted espionage to identity thieves, there […]
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Your Dropbox Questions Answered
During the recent program “How to… Use Dropbox for File Management” (now available for free in the archives for CBA members) I received a number of great followup questions. Here they are, with my answers. Q: My opposing counsel sent some documents to me in (I think) Dropbox and the email notice said access would […]
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Your Dropbox Questions Answered
During the recent program “How to… Use Dropbox for File Management” (now available for free in the archives for CBA members) I received a number of great followup questions. Here they are, with my answers. Q: My opposing counsel sent some documents to me in (I think) Dropbox and the email notice said access would […]
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Managing LinkedIn Endorsements and Optimizing Your Profile
During Membership Appreciation Week here at the Chicago Bar Association I put on a program on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile. One question that came up was about the new endorsements of your skills and expertise listings. If you are interested in managing that area of your profile take a look at this short […]
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Managing LinkedIn Endorsements and Optimizing Your Profile
During Membership Appreciation Week here at the Chicago Bar Association I put on a program on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile. One question that came up was about the new endorsements of your skills and expertise listings. If you are interested in managing that area of your profile take a look at this short […]
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] CBA LPMT Co-Sponsors LOMAP Third Annual Marketing Conference
FYI, the Chicago Bar Association Law Practice Management is co-sponsoring the Mass LOMAP  annual marketing conference which occurs on May 16. The ‘Third Annual Super Marketing Conference: Accelerate Your Marketing’ will focus on web marketing.  As always, there is an impressive lineup of speakers covering subjects germane to lawyer advertising online.  Avvo Founder and CEO Mark […]