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

[Oregon Law Practice Management] An “Accidental Entrepreneur’s” Business Idea
An “Accidental Entrepreneur’s” Business Idea.
[Avoid a Claim] LAWPRO Magazine archive: Protecting client data – 11 steps to take when using technology
The Law Society of Upper Canada’s Practice Management Technology Guideline specifically reminds lawyers to address concerns about client confidentiality, security, disaster management and technological obsolescence, and that a certain level of lawyer competence in the security of technology is necessary to comply with the Rules of Professional Conduct. This article offers a checklist of 11 ways in which lawyers can ensure they are protecting client information when using technology. To read...
[Law Technology Today] Call for Proposals: ABA TECHSHOW 2014
The core of ABA TECHSHOW has always been its superb educational programming.  Each year, the ABA TECHSHOW Board sets out to assemble a slate of speakers and topics that will provide attendees with the most current, accurate, and practical guidance available on the technology that powers their practices or organizations. For 2014, the Board is going a step further: they’re looking for your help in recognizing undiscovered topics and influential speakers. To submit a proposal, just visit...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam by Jessica Li-Quang of Brownson Co Ltd
Five Ontario lawyers notified us that he received an email from the purported Daiki Izawa of Japan General Appliance 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: Brownson Co Ltd. [mailto:sales4.hoiyip@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, June 14, 2013 10:02 AM To: Subject: Legal Inquiry Dear Counsel, I will like...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam by Daiki Izawa of Japan General Appliance
A California lawyer notified us that he received an email from the purported Daiki Izawa of Japan General Appliance 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: Daiki Izawa Date: June 13, 2013, 8:39:29 PM PDT To: Subject: Legal Represent We are Japan General Appliance Co., Ltd and We would like to...
[Avoid a Claim] Business debt collection scam by Wei Mingzhu
An Ontario lawyer has notified us that he received an email from the purported Wei Mingzhu looking to retain him with regards to a breach of a business loan agreement. This is similar to other frauds of this kind we have seen. For a full description of how this fraud works and to see other names attached to it, see our Confirmed Fraud page that deals with business loan frauds. Here is the initial email: From: Mr Wei Mingzhu. [mailto:hweaver@mc.edu] Sent: June 14, 2013 9:56 AM Subject: Debt...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam by Frank Donnelly of Jaycar Electronics
An Ontario lawyer notified us that he received an email from the purported Nicola Lorenzi of Ansaldo Energia Company 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: Jaycar Electronics [mailto:jaycarelectronics.au@gmail.com] Sent: June-15-13 9:50 PM To: Subject: litigation case  This is a request for...
[Avoid a Claim] Separation agreement scam by Hanako Simmons
Lawyers in Ontario, North Carolina and Wisconsin have notified us that they were contacted by the purported Hanako Simmons 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: hanakosimmons@iprimus.com.au [...
[Avoid a Claim] Separation agreement scam by Grace Bong
An Ontario lawyer notified us that he was contacted by the purported Grace Bong 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: grace bong [mailto:gracebong210@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, June 17, 2013 10:...
[Law Technology Today] Data Protection and Cloud Backup For Any Size Firm
Have you taken a step back to consider how secure your information is? Data protection and backup should be a high priority for law firms of all sizes, and using the cloud specifically for these practices is becoming increasingly important. In this 30 minute webinar sponsored by Mozy, understand why your law firm should be protecting critical data, how to do so with the flexibility of the cloud, how to restore your information to any device, and more. Please join us on Wednesday, June 26th at...