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

[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scan using the names Steven William and Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK Limited (SSI UK)
A Texas lawyer has notified us that he received an email from the purported Steven William of Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK Limited (SSI UK) 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] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Morgan Evans and Luton EA Ltd
An Ontario lawyer has notified us that he received an email from the purported Morgan Evans of Luton EA Ltd 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...
[Law Practice Matters] Practice Management and Legal Tech Tips from Around the Web
Some interesting stuff in the LPM-o-sphere this week. Here are a few of my favorites: Robert Bohn writing for Attorney at Work suggests five ways to put your best foot forward on LinkedIn. The tips range from quick fixes to strategies for joining groups. A good recap or primer. Sam Glover of Lawyerist penned (pardon the anachronism) a great guide for optimizing your computer monitor set up at your desk. Detailed, thorough, and with excellent suggestions about what to buy and how much to spend....
[Avoid a Claim] A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (In a Real Estate Transaction)
This article is by By D. Bruce Heakes, Underwriting Counsel, TitlePLUS For the most part, gone are the days when real estate lawyers and clerks knew all of their clients personally and were familiar with all of the properties with which they were dealing. In order to run a viable real estate practice, today’s real estate practitioners often have to provide expert opinions on properties using only the data with which they are provided. This data may include an Agreement of Purchase and Sale,...
[SC Small Firm] Should Attorneys Use Free Email?
Are you using a free email account to communicate with clients? At least 1,652 South Carolina lawyers have registered a free Gmail account as their primary email address. Under the terms of service for free Gmail, the account user grants to Google a license in his or her email content. While it is unlikely that anyone at Google would ever review your email, and Google has expressly stated that they don’t review your email, Google is automatically word-searching your email for advertising...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now?
In my Oklahoma Bar Journal column, The Virtual Law Practice − Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now? I play around a bit with the term virtual lawyers and ask some questions about what the term really means. Does it refer...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now?
In my Oklahoma Bar Journal column, The Virtual Law Practice − Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now? I play around a bit with the term virtual lawyers and ask some questions about what the term really means. Does it refer...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now?
In my Oklahoma Bar Journal column, The Virtual Law Practice − Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now? I play around a bit with the term virtual lawyers and ask some questions about what the term really means. Does it refer...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now?
In my Oklahoma Bar Journal column, The Virtual Law Practice − Are We All Virtual Lawyers Now? I play around a bit with the term virtual lawyers and ask some questions about what the term really means. Does it refer...
[Thoughtful Legal Management] Legal Technology Education Goes National
On Friday Oct 4, 2013 a unique event will occur in Canada’s legal community. For the first time there will be a Canadian Legal Technology conference that will be accessible right across the country, courtesy of the ability to webcast all tracks and sessions concurrently (except for the noon keynote that will be recorded and put up for viewing later due to technical restraints). The Pacific Legal Technology Conference is accessible from 8:45 Pacific to 5:30 Pacific – in person or on...