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

[Compujurist] Need a Document Camera: There’s a New Player in Town
Document cameras can be great for trials, hearings and elsewhere because they allow you to show images, objects and evidence that may be tough to place in a PowerPoint or other presentation program. Until recently, though, lawyers generally had to pick one from a limited number of companies, such as Elmo, Epson, Toshiba or Canon. But now you have another option.
[Avoid a Claim] Collaborative family law agreement scam by Miyoko Kwema
Two Ontario lawyers have notified us that they have been contacted by the purported Miyoko Kwema with regards 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: Kwema Miyoko [mailto:kwemam@yahoo.cn] Sent: April-03-12 6:08 PM To: lawyer name Subject: Dear Counsel, Dear...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Upcoming LPMT CLE and Training
Don’t miss upcoming CLE programs and free training sessions: Coming up in April: How to… Manage Your Inbox with MS Outlook (Basic) Mining the Web for Information How to… Set up a Google+ Business Page Coming up in May: How to… Use Adobe Acrobat as a Litigation Tool Using Technology To Communicate With Clients How [...]
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Materials and Recordings of CBA LPMT CLE and Training
Did you know that if you registered for a CBA LPMT CLE program or training class you can go back and watch the recording any time?  Simply log in to the Chicago Bar Association website and look under “Webcasts” and then select “My Seminars” from the drop down menu.  If you missed a session, the [...]
[PA Law Practice Management] Packing My Bags and Moving to Union County, PA
Want to live in the healthiest county in PA?  Then pack your bags and move to Union County.  According to a new study, Union County tops the list of PA’s 67 counties for healthiest living area, followed by Centre and Chester.  According to a recent article in the Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia ranks dead last out of 67 counties, although counties immediately surrounding Philadelphia rank much better.  Chester is #2, Montgomery #5, and Bucks #7.  But tiny Delaware County, the...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Some Great Work/Life Balance Resources
Work/life balance is an issue for many these days. It is not just an issue for lawyers, although the challenge tends to be felt acutely by many in the legal profession. Last week the Oklahoma Bar Association ran a series...
[SC Small Firm] ABA TECHSHOW 2012
The future of the legal profession was on the minds of both attendees and speakers at last week’s TECHSHOW in Chicago. New products were announced, attendance was up, and the exhibitor hall was sold out, hinting at a possible economic recovery in the works.  Amicus Attorney unveiled a new cloud solution, while many other products announced new partnerships and enhancements. For new product details, visit Attorney at Work and Law.com. Jim Calloway delivered a stirring keynote speech on the...
[Thoughtful Legal Management] Ailing (or Aiding) Justice …
♬ I want a new drug  One that does what it should…♬  Lyrics, music and recorded by Huey Lewis. On Monday April 2, 2012, Dr. Frank Fowlie, the Internet Ombudsman, Kari Boyle of MediateBC and your humble scribe did a presentation for the University of British Columbia law school.  It was entitled: ODR Around the World and was meant to be an introduction into the emerging field of Online Dispute Resolution and how it is changing the way that people could resolve their disputes using...
[Law Practice Management & Technology - Chicago Bar] Privacy Please!
See my recent post to the SLAW.ca blog “Privacy Please!“: This post  is already dated. Why? Because privacy – or the lack thereof – is daily news. Facebook just announced their privacy policy would be called a “data use policy”. Before that it was Google’s announcement that they would be combining all the data collected [...]
[Slaw: Dan Pinnington] Map Shows All North American Lawyers Are Targets of Bad Cheque Frauds
Our primary goal when we started posting bad cheque fraud warnings was the protection of LAWPRO-insured lawyers, most of whom reside in Ontario. An unexpected result has been the huge response from lawyers outside Ontario. Of the nearly 2,300 emails we've received from targeted lawyers since January 2011, almost half have come from outside Ontario. We have had reports of fraud attempts from every province and territory in Canada and almost every U.S. state. In addition, we have had...