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

[SC Small Firm] Stand up! Part two
It is hard to believe it has been over a month since I began using my Varidesk Pro Plus standing desk. First, and perhaps most importantly, I’m still using it. It has caused a lot of interest and curious looks from coworkers. I’ve even had one reader of this blog (yes, apparently there is one!) come over to my office from hers to see it in person. Now the nitty-gritty review: I ordered it directly from the company website, as it is sold on Amazon but does not qualify for Prime free shipping....
[Law Technology Today] Leverage Technology for Practice Efficiency
From practicing law to running a law practice, it may seem like some lawyers are actually managing two full-time jobs in a day. Although there is no secret way to reduce your workload, understanding and implementing the right tools can help boost efficiency and lessen the time and effort it takes to get things done. Join us on September 18th for Leveraging Technology for Practice Efficiency, and gain practical tips for using technology in new and unexpected ways. This CLE webinar was pulled...
[Avoid a Claim] Apply for your LAWPRO Risk Management Credit by September 15
Save up to $100 on your 2015 LAWPRO premium by completing the online Risk Management Premium Credit declaration form no later than midnight on September 15, 2014. In addition to claiming the credit for attending in person at LAWPRO-approved CPD courses, you may also claim the credit for completing archived versions of LAWPRO-approved programs, provided you watch or listen to the entire program and have a copy of the program materials. Completing three modules of LAWPRO’s Online Coaching...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the name Dolf Koch
Firms in Ontario and Kansas notified us that they received an email from the purported Dolf Koch looking to looking 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 of...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Kiyoshi Tin and Gems Medical Equipment
Firms in Ontario and Kansas notified us that they received an email from the purported Kiyoshi Tin of Gems Medical Equipmentlooking to looking 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...
[Avoid a Claim] Business loan collection scam using the name Erica Mills
A Texas firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Erica Mills 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 explanation...
[Law Technology Today] My Internship at Riverview Law
From the moment I stepped in the door, I could sense the energy at Riverview Law that I had followed throughout the past year. The open-office floor plan buzzed with activity. The company values and mission statement are placed throughout the office in visually appealing locations. “Changing the way organizations use, measure and buy legal services” and “legal input, business output” catch your eye as your view the room. The office is lit primarily by natural light from...
[Avoid a Claim] Businesss loan collection scam using the name Frank Goodena
A Florida firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Frank Goodena 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] Leaving Your Firm
Parting isn’t always such sweet sorrow.  In fact, it can be downright contentious. If you are contemplating leaving your firm, do your research. Meeting your ethical obligations fulfills only part of your responsibilities. IF YOU ARE A PARTNER Conduct your partnership withdrawal … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] iPhone and iPad Apps and Accessories for Lawyers to Use in Their Practice
At Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference back in June, it announced it had 1.2 million apps in its App Store. With over a million apps, it is no wonder lawyers, or anyone, wants a faster way to find the best ones. For lawyers, who better to ask about the best apps to use in your practice than iPhoneJD blog author Jeff Richardson? Legal Toolkit thought the same, and in this episode, Heidi Alexander interviews Richardson about his favorite iPhone and iPad apps and accessories that...