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

[Law Technology Today] Save 15% on technology books at ABA Annual Meeting
Heading to ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago next week? Stop by the ABA Law Practice Management booth at the ABA EXPO to save 15% on new technology books! We’ll have all of our bestsellers like iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers, LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, and The Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2010–and much more. Visit us at Booth #1009 in the Hyatt Regency Chicago. EXPO hours are as follows: Thursday, August 2, 10:00-4:00 Friday, August 3, 10:00-5:30 Saturday, August...
[Thoughtful Legal Management] eLawyering – Diverse ways of rendering legal services.
♫ Said we’re Diverse City, we’re colourful goods It’s said we’re Diverse City, we’re colourful goods It’s just a state of mind, we gonna shine the way that we should, baby…♫ Music, Lyrics and recorded by: The Diverse City Band. Today innovative lawyers are finding new clients and new ways of rendering legal services by using the vast array of services offered by the Internet. This isn’t just about blogging, using social media or using Skype, although those do factor into the equation....
[Law Technology Today] New E-Discovery Tools for Small Cases
What’s hot in E-Discovery? Effective and affordable. The latest tools in search, analysis and review are making E-Discovery more effective in small cases and more affordable for law firms with limited technology budgets. Learn the tools for effective and affordable E-Discovery during the upcoming CLE program from the ABA Law Practice Management Section (LPM) What’s Hot in E-Discovery for Small Cases on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. What’s Hot in E-Discovery for Small Cases Co-Sponsored with ALI CLE...
[SC Small Firm] Jump Lists
Many Windows 7 users still don’t know about Jump Lists – a great feature that takes you directly to frequently visited websites and more by simply right-clicking on an open item in the taskbar located along the bottom of your screen. For example, you can see a list of recently viewed documents by right-clicking Word in the taskbar. Quickly jump to frequently visited websites by right-clicking Internet Explorer in the taskbar. Click here for more info and tips on making the most...
[Law Practice Advisor] Tweet Me Right: A Primer for Developing Relationships and Clients through Twitter
Lately, I’ve been writing a lot for other entities.  (I know, I know.  This is sort of lame; but, hey, I’m only one man . . . I can only write so much.  However, I can promise that I will get up some more original-to-the-LOMAP Blog-content for the late Summer and into the Fall.  A major writing project has ended, and I am in the process of streamlining my obligations.  . . . Hey, that’s a good name for a boat, ‘Streamlining My Obligations’.  Now, I just need to...
[Law Practice Matters] Avoiding Lost USB Drives
File this under “you get what you pay for.” Imagine you are walking out of your office to your car or down the street to grab lunch. You turn the corner and there at your feet – so small that you almost missed it – lays a little USB drive. You bend down and pick it up and note that it is a 64 GB drive. Wow – those aren’t cheap, you think to yourself. When you return to your office, being the good samaritan that you are, you plug your new found drive into your computer’s USB...
[Law Technology Today] Last Chance! Practice Management Software 101
Time is running out to register for this month’s free webinar: Practice Management Software 101.   Be sure to sign up before 1:00pm ET tomorrow to get access to the live event! Managing a modern law practice is a challenge, whether you’re a solo practitioner or a firm with a large support staff.  It’s all too easy to let important details slip through the cracks – an unreturned call, a missed e-mail, work that goes unbilled or uncollected.  These seemingly small lapses can have severe...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Smartphone Email Signatures
Does your standard e-mail signature include a disclaimer?  Perhaps the IRS Circular 230 Disclosure: To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of [...]
[Avoid a Claim] Copyright infringement scam by David Wang of China Resources Machinery Co.
Two Ontario lawyers have reported to us that they received the following message from the purported David Wang of China Resources Machinery Co. This scam is very similar to other breach of copyright or trademark scams we have seen over the last several months, and identical in wording to the fraud under the name of Daniel Liu. It is a setup to dupe a lawyer into wiring good funds from a trust account after depositing a fraudulent cheque received in payment of damages. Here is a copy of the...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Catch up on Digital Edge Podcasts
Podcasts are a great way to learn while you are doing something else, like commuting or just relaxing. The complete archives of the Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology podcast are now available online at the American Bar Association Law Practice...