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] Millions of Apple UDIDs Reportedly Stolen
Reports are circulating today that the hacktivist group Antisec has obtained more than 12 million Apple UDIDs by compromising an FBI-owned laptop.  UDIDs are unique identifiers embedded in each Apple device, including iPhones and iPads. As proof of their claim, the group released a file containing 1,000,000 UDIDs.  The group claims that the full data set includes not just UDIDs but information that would typically be associated with the devices, such as names, addresses, cell phone numbers, and...
[Avoid a Claim] Breach of IP agreement scam by Kenji Ohwa of Daiwa Shuppan Publishing Inc
A lawyer in Ontario and one in Texas have reported to us that they’ve been contacted by the purported Kenji Ohwa of Daiwa Shuppan Publishing Inc with regards to retaining their services to collect on a breach of an IP agreement. Here is the initial email. From: To: lawyer email Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 08:16:08 -0700 Subject: Legal Matter We are a large media publisher company here in Japan and we have a breach of intellectual property agreement matter in your...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Resources for New Bankruptcy Practitioners
Are you new to bankruptcy practice in Oregon?  Take advantage of these resources: Review “Chapter 7 for the Low Income Consumer” (March 3, 2011) prepared by the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Debtor/Creditor Section, Pro Bono Bankruptcy Committee, and Multnomah Bar Association in conjunction with Multnomah County Legal Aid. You can access free training materials here. [...]
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Lawyers Without Rights
Lawyers Without Rights is an important documentary exhibit coming to the Mark O. Hatfield US Courthouse October 19-November 16, 2012.  Depicting the fate of Jewish lawyers in Germany after 1933, the exhibit “recalls the lawyers who were persecuted by the National Socialists and addresses the illegal measures they had to endure … making the extent [...]
[Avoid a Claim] Business debt collection scam by Yamanaka Murak
Three Ontario lawyers have notified us that they’ve received an email from the purported Yamanaka Murak 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. The name Yamanaka also occured recently in another scam of this kind. Here is the email: From:...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam by Kew Lew Kimora of Futaba Corporation
Five Ontario lawyers notified us that they have received an email from the purported Kew Lew Kimora of Futaba Corporation Limited regards to a commercial debt litigation scam. For examples of other names attached to this kind of fraud see our Confirmed Fraud Page. For an explanation of how this fraud works see our Fraud Fact Sheet. Here is the initial email: From: kew kimora Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:49 AM To: Subject: Inquiry Dear Sir/Madam, Futaba Corporation is...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] New Lawyer Social
The Oregon Trial Lawyers Association is offering a free New Lawyer Social on September 20 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Details Come out for an evening of networking, socializing, snacks, and beverages with OTLA’s New Lawyer members on the Paulson Coletti patio. Location:  Paulson Coletti 1022 NW Marshall Portland, OR 97209 RSVP to: Christina Hersey [...]
[Law Practice Advisor] Hat Trick: FirmFuture Comes Around Again; Free Registration for LOMAP Blog Readers
The coming of Winter and the Fall of the year means one thing in New England: There’s another FirmFuture Conference in the offing.  . . . Well, at least, that’s what it’s meant for the last two years . . . before that, it probably had more to do with the homespun goodness of a James Taylor, or warm maple syrup, both of which are similarly delicious.  (Ah, simpler times!)  But, if you want to access some of the best advice respecting leveraging technology for your law firm, and...
[Law Technology Today] What NOT to do on Twitter: A Guest Post by Jared Correia
Jared D. Correia, Esq., is the author of  Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers, coming this fall from LPM Publishing.  He is the Senior Law Practice Advisor with the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP), where he provides free and confidential law practice management consulting to Massachusetts attorneys.  There is a lot of content out there about how to maximize your efforts using Twitter, but you should also be thinking about minimizing the mistakes you can easily fall...
[SC Small Firm] Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend the 2012 Solo & Small Firm CLE and Annual Meeting
It’s almost here – September 13 & 14, the start of the annual event for small firms in South Carolina: the Solo & Small Firm CLE and Annual Meeting. Yes, we know you’re still squeezing every ounce of laziness out of summer, but it’s time to pack up the beach umbrella and come back to town! I can’t think of a better way to kick-off the fall than attending this popular annual gathering. If you need some convincing, here are my TOP reasons YOU should attend: Jim Calloway. He’s not...