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] Risky VTB mortgage transactions in Barrie and Collingwood
Thanks to calls from lawyers and an email warning sent by one of the county law associations, LAWPRO has become aware of an individual who is involved in several real estate transactions involving vendor take back (VTB) mortgages on properties in Barrie and Collingwood. We are aware of four transactions that share some common elements, and have a claims risk for the lawyers involved. Three of the deals came to lawyers through real estate agents they were familiar with. This individual was...
[Law Technology Today] Is Privacy a Thing? Above the Law Answered Yes
Above the Law’s Converge Conference this past March provided a forum for attorneys, social media gurus, C-suiters, and concerned citizens to take part in the ongoing discussions and arguments surrounding privacy, social media and online activities. I was fortunate enough to speak on the first panel of Converge, entitled “Online Reputation, Privacy and the Law.” The spirited conversation continued afterwards during a Legal Talk Special Reports Podcast, where my fellow co-panelists and I were...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] How To Re-Open a Recently Closed Tab
Have you ever closed out of a browser window you didn’t mean to? Don’t panic. There’s several ways to get back to that page. Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, and Chrome all allow you to retrieve the tab easily. Press Ctrl+Shift+T or right-click on the tab bar and select “Reopen closed tab.” Viola! The page is […]
[Thoughtful Legal Management] Use Evernote to Capture Your Tweets
♫ Just a short note You’ll find the key inside…♫ Music, lyrics and recorded by Matt Finish. Having just returned from ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago my mind is buzzing with everything that I has seen and heard. One of the more interesting sessions was on how to use Evernote (https://evernote.com).  Now I have been using Evernote for some time but it seems that you can teach an old dog new tricks. I became curious about how to use Evernote to not just capture web sites, recipes, legal...
[Law Practice Advisor] LOMAP’s 5th Annual Marketing Conference is June 4
View image | gettyimages.com   It’s that time of year again: time for your annual marketing check-up. LOMAP’s 5th Annual ‘Super’ Marketing Conference will take place June 4, 2015 at MCLE This year’s conference theme is ‘Social Marketing Strategies’. This year’s conference is sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division, and features nationally-recognized legal marketing experts, including: -Kevin O’Keefe, CEO of LexBlog -Larry Port, CEO of Rocket Matter -Leigh McMillan...
[Law Technology Today] The Law of Robotics: Autonomy, Responsibility, and Risk
From self-driving cars and drones to robotic surgeons and soldiers, humans are delegating more tasks to machines and software. But who is responsible when then these new innovations cause damage, injury, or death? Can we trust machines to prioritize preserving human life when accidents inevitably occur? Should we be thinking about sweeping regulations? In this episode of Digital Detectives, hosts Sharon Nelson and John Simek interview The Law of Robots Professor Ed Walters. Together they...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Podcast: Why the iPad is the Best Tablet for Litigators
This month's Digital Edge podcast, Why the iPad is the Best Tablet for Litigators, features Tom Mighell, author of the ABA book, iPad in One Hour for Litigators, Second Edition. While there are now many interesting versions of tablets and...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Everything TECHSHOW – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
I Want It All! I had hoped to offer readers a post to all 2015 ABA TECHSHOW tweets, but after cultivating about 1800 from Saturday and Friday’s sessions, Storify crashed. The Bad News The Storify script failed and the story was lost. … Continue reading →
[Law Technology Today] The Business of Legal: Sales is Not a Dirty Word, Part I
My co-contributor for this month is Allen Rodriguez, Chief of Product at ONE400. Prior to co-founding ONE400, Allen served as the Director of Attorney Services at LegalZoom and lead the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service operations. Boasting a 17-year legal career, Allen provides mentorship at legal hackathons, speaks on the future of law, and presents on marketing strategies for lawyers. Over the past several articles, I’ve focused on creating a set of metrics for...
[Law Technology Today] How to Avoid Six Perils of Law Firm Accounting
One of the most difficult areas for small law practices is financial management. Legal accounting requirements are unlike any other business, and the penalties for errors are significantly more severe than in other companies. The success of your firm depends both on how you practice law and how you run your practice. Join us on Wednesday, April 29th for our free webinar, How to Avoid Six Perils of Law Firm Accounting and learn the unique nature of legal accounting and the solutions to the...