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 Technology Today] If you like us, “like” us!
The Legal Technology Resource Center (LTRC) is proud to announce the launch of its official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/lawtechnology. Converse with us beyond the 140 character limit! “Like” us to receive updates on the LTRC’s resources such as webinars, publications, the latest blog posts from Law Technology Today and to join conversations on legal technology. We greatly appreciate your interest in the LTRC and look forward to connecting in new ways! The post If you like us, “like...
[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 Britton will be the keynote speaker, and will address ‘Ten Opportunities Lawyers Miss in Online Marketing’. Check out ...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Washington State Administrative Office of Courts Hacked
The Associated Press is reporting that 160,000 social security numbers were exposed when the Washington State Administrative Office of Courts was hacked in late 2012 or early 2013. “The breach happened due to vulnerability in an Adobe Systems Inc. software … Continue reading →
[Avoid a Claim] Dotting all the “i”s
I have a songwriter friend who reports that the hardest part of writing a song is finishing it. She finds that her enthusiasm for writing means that she loves the initial burst of creative energy, but she has trouble keeping herself on task for the polishing process: When a song is nearly finished, she finds herself eager to begin a new one. Luckily for my friend, she’s often the only person who feels her work is unfinished – everyone else just hears a great song, not a work in progress....
[Law Technology Today] Coming Soon: Stephanie Kimbro’s “The Consumer Law Revolution”
LPM Publishing is delighted to announce that The Consumer Law Revolution: The Lawyer’s Guide to the Online Legal Marketplace by Stephanie L. Kimbro will be available in June. Pre-order your copy today for a 15% pre-publication discount! There is a revolution occurring in the delivery of legal services in the United States. Consumers in need of personal and business legal assistance are turning to the Internet to find lawyers, just like they shop online to buy consumer products. Firms that...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Keyboard Hints for your iPhone and iPad
Reblogged from sharechair: As part of my month-long anniversary series, some posts will include information covered previously. Hopefully this way new readers get to see things they missed and older readers might be reminded of things they have forgotten. (This … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] Three iOS Problems Solved
It’s hard to imagine, but next month the iPhone will turn six years old. It ushered in the modern smartphone world. The improvements over the Palm Treo or Blackberry were so dramatic that they justify the word “revolutionary”. Today it is no exaggeration to say that all smartphones are iPhones. Apps Everywhere Do you remember when customizing your cell phone meant buying an over-priced plastic faceplate from Nokia or Motorola? Now we customize our phones with inexpensive apps that address...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam by Lino Zanussi
An Ontario lawyer has notified us that he has received an email from the purported Lino Zanussi 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: Lino Zanussi [mailto:lionzanuss@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, May 03, 2013 3:53 PM To: Subject: Legal Rep We are Italian company and require your assistant in...
[Law Technology Today] The Professional Development Issue: Law Practice Magazine May/June 2013
Every other month, the ABA Law Practice Management Section publishes an issue of Law Practice Magazine featuring insightful articles and helpful tips on marketing/client development, finance, legal technology and practice management. Here are some highlights from the latest issue on professional development: Accelerated Strengths Development (Cover Story) By Carrie Fletcher, Scott Westfahl “Implementing a New Model for Attorney Training” The Secret to Writing Persuasively  By Gary...
[Avoid a Claim] LawRPO Magazine archives: When preparing wills, don’t dispense with formalities – execution matters
The following article by Nora Rock (corporate writer and policy analyist at LAWPRO) appears in the October 31 edition of the LAWPRO Webzine, which focused on wills and estates matters. Will-drafting is an area of legal practice that demands extremely careful attention to detail. Decisions in this area make it clear that even where a will is well-drafted and is consistent with the testator’s known intentions, failure to have the will executed in accordance with the applicable legal formalities...