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

[Reid My Blog] 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Lawyers
Oh, buying gifts for a lawyer can be frightful, This guide tries to make it more delightful; For lawyers’ families this is the place to go, No more woes, no more woes, no more woes! One gift that is definitely worth stopping, Are ties that have scales dropping; We really can’t take any more, Such a bore, such a bore, make us snore! So as you start the season of buying. Here’s a fact, there’s no denying; Pick an item from this lawyer guide, The thanks will be sincere and bona fide! This is the...
[Law Technology Today] The Marketing Issue: Law Practice Magazine November/December 2013
Every other month, the ABA Law Practice Division publishes a new issue of Law Practice Magazine featuring insightful articles and helpful tips regarding marketing and client development, finance, legal technology and practice management. The latest issue focusing on marketing will teach you how to communicate effectively, improve your client relationships, boost referrals, and cultivate your firm’s business development. Here are a few highlights: Microsoft Surface Tablet: Quiet Boom or...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection using the names Hideaki Kubori and Hibiya Park Law Offices
A California firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Hideaki Kubori of Hibiya Park Law Offices 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...
[Law Technology Today] Now Available: “Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers”
With over 1.2 million licensed attorneys in the United States, how do lawyers stand out from their fellow practitioners and get jobs, promotions, clients, and referrals? To survive and thrive, lawyers must develop their own intentional personal brand to distinguish themselves from the competition. In Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers, personal branding expert and experienced attorney Katy Goshtasbi explains how attorneys can highlight their unique talents and abilities, manage their...
[Avoid a Claim] The Future of Law (Part 4 of 5): Should legal service providers be regulated?
On the 15th anniversary of the practicePRO program, LAWPRO asked Dan Pinnington, vice president, claims prevention and stakeholder relations, to give us his personal views on the future of legal practice. This is a topic Dan monitors constantly: One of his main tasks for many years has been to predict where the Ontario bar is headed and what minefields may be encountered on that journey. Dan’s views will be exciting for many readers, although some may be daunted by the challenges ahead,...
[Avoid a Claim] The Future of Law (Part 3 of 5): What are “legal services”?
On the 15th anniversary of the practicePRO program, LAWPRO asked Dan Pinnington, vice president, claims prevention and stakeholder relations, to give us his personal views on the future of legal practice. This is a topic Dan monitors constantly: One of his main tasks for many years has been to predict where the Ontario bar is headed and what minefields may be encountered on that journey. Dan’s views will be exciting for many readers, although some may be daunted by the challenges ahead,...
[Law Technology Today] A Lawyers Toolbox – What Do You Need to Get the Job Done?
Once you have been practicing law for a while, it can become easy to get into a specific routine and rely on that for years to come. However, it is important to consider new tools you could incorporate into your habits to boost productivity. In this 30 minute presentation sponsored by Amicus Attorney, discover valuable tools you can begin using to become more efficient in your practice. Join us on Wednesday, November 20th from 2:00p.m. to 2:30p.m. ET for A Lawyers Toolbox – What Do You...
[Thoughtful Legal Management] What Can We Learn in Business from Sports Coaches?
♫ Silver whistle and an old clipboard A polo shirt and a pair of gray shorts In that summer haze, remember those two a days Tougher than a 10 pound sack of nails He’d throw down his hat and start to yell At the top of his lungs, front and center, son What were you thinkin’ on that play? Take a lap and when you come back Maybe you’ll do things my way Let me tell you why I don’t let things slide If you can live through me, boy, you can get through life ‘Round here what I say goes ‘cause I’m...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] How To…Integrate the New Timeslips With QuickBooks
Several years ago, Timeslips introduced a direct link between Timeslips and QuickBooks. Clients and consultants found the link less than ideal and were able to work with Sage to re-write the link from the bottom up. Today, firms have a single point of data entry for accounting information when receiving payments, allocating fees and expenses, […]
[Avoid a Claim] The Future of Law (Part 2 of 5): Who will provide legal services?
On the 15th anniversary of the practicePRO® program, LAWPRO asked Dan Pinnington, vice president, claims prevention and stakeholder relations, to give us his personal views on the future of legal practice. This is a topic Dan monitors constantly: One of his main tasks for many years has been to predict where the Ontario bar is headed and what minefields may be encountered on that journey. Dan’s views will be exciting for many readers, although some may be daunted by the challenges ahead,...