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] Malware May Be Preinstalled On Your Computer
“For years, users have been blamed when malware infects their computers and repeatedly warned not to open attachments from unknown email senders or download software from dubious sources.  But a major manufacturer now says that malware sometimes is already preinstalled when purchasers first open the packaging of their new computers.” Holy smokes!  This comes from a [...]
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Learning the Ropes 2012
Are you new to private practice? Then I have just the ticket for you! Attend our three day conference – Learning the Ropes: A Practical Skills & Ethics Workshop – for a mere $65.  Attendance at the full program satisfies the MCLE requirements for new admittees’ first reporting period. Choose from these concurrent sessions: Creating [...]
[Avoid a Claim] TitlePLUS department’s new Social Media initiatives
The TitlePLUS department recently launched a new Facebook page “TitlePLUS Home Buying Guide – Canada.” The page helps educate home buyers on the home buying and mortgaging processes. With checklists, tools and resources, the page will be a one-stop shop for people looking for useful information on not only home buying and ownership, but also home maintenance, refinancing and even decorating tips. With links to its popular “Locate a Lawyer” feature and articles promoting the role of...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Comparing Scanned Documents: Tips and Wo
Comparing Scanned Documents: Tips and Workarounds from @acrolaw #acrobat #paperlessoffice #PDF http://ow.ly/dF46B
[Law Technology Today] Second Edition of “iPad in One Hour for Lawyers” Released
Many thanks to Sharon Nelson for penning this week’s guest post. Sharon is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a computer forensics and legal technology firm in Fairfax, Virginia.  She has authored many books published by the ABA Law Practice Management Section, most recently, Locked Down: Information Security for Lawyers. Sharon blogs at “Ride the Lightning.” It seems like only yesterday that Tom Mighell, whom I’m happy to call my friend, released iPad in One Hour for Lawyers. The book...
[Avoid a Claim] Divorce settlement agreement scam by Michelle Seung
Lawyers in Ontario and Utah have notified us that they’ve been contacted by the purported Michelle Seung 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 details on how this fraud works and a full list of names attached to it see our Confirmed Fraud page. Here is the initial email: From: michelles1@iprimus.com.au [mailto:michelles1@iprimus.com.au] Sent: September 13, 2012 8:11 AM...
[Law Technology Today] Smart Tech for Small Firms
Solo and small sized law firms must take a strategic approach to ensure they buy the right technology for their practice. When compared to larger law firms, solo and small firms have limited time and resources, so it’s crucial they find the sweet spot when selecting essential hardware and software. In the upcoming CLE program from the ABA Law Practice Management Section (LPM), Buying Smart: Technology for Solos and Small Firms you will get expert advice on how to make ethical, smart, and budget...
[Just Oregon Lawyers Blog] Where are your go to resources?
What is the best trust accounting software I should adopt for my firm? When should I run a conflicts search? How long I should keep closed client files – if my client has a copy already? Where should I open my office to get more business? Which networking events may be helpful to me as a new attorney? Who can help me figure out what I need to do to open my own office? These are all questions that get asked over and over by lawyers. The big question behind all of them is one: where are...
[Avoid a Claim] Divorce settlement agreement scam by Harmony Young
Lawyers in Ontario, Alberta and all over the U.S. have notified us that they’ve been contacted by the purported Harmony Young 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 details on how this fraud works and a full list of names attached to it see our Confirmed Fraud page. Here is the initial email: From: harmony_young@iprimus.com.au [mailto:harmony_young@iprimus.com.au] Sent:...
[Avoid a Claim] Business debt collection scam by Yasushi Akao
Four Ontario lawyers have notified us that they’ve received an email from the purported Yasushi Akao looking to retain them 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 email: From: Yasushi Akao [mailto:renesas101@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, September 07, 2012 12...