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] Business loan fraud by Rebecca Schneider
Two Ontario lawyer have notified us that they’ve received an email from the purported Rebecca Schneider 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 load frauds. Here is the initial email: From: Rebecca Schneider [mailto:rebeccaschneiider@gmail.com] Sent: March...
[Avoid a Claim] Business loan scam by Mathew Cornell
Lawyers in Ontario and Quebec have notified us that they’ve received an email from the purported Mathew Cornell 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 load frauds. Here is the initial email. From: Mathew Cornell [mailto:cornellmathew@ymail.com] Sent:...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Flee from Microsoft’s “Click-to-Run”
So you’ve seen the engaging articles about Microsoft Office 2010 “Click-to Run” and you’re interested.  Why wouldn’t you be?  Microsoft touts: Click-to-Run is fast, letting you download and use Office in minutes. People using Click-to-Run get product updates automatically, with no need to download or install patches. Click-to-Run makes trying Office 2010 easy – it can [...]
[Law Practice Tips Blog] The iPad for Litigators
The new iPad is out today! The new iPad is out today! The new iPad is out today! OK, that may not be as funny as Steve Martin's screams about being in the new phone book in The Jerk, but...
[Compujurist] ABA TECHSHOW 2012 Conference App now available
New for ABA TECHSHOW in 2012 is a conference app for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices. For Android and Apple users, search your repsective app markets for ABA TECHSHOW and install the app. BlackBerry users need to go to http://abatech12.crowdcompass.com/apps on their device and install the app from that location (it's not available in the BB store). Registered attendees will find a slew of great features. Keep reading to learn more.
[Avoid a Claim] Divorce settlement agreement scam by Susan Heochi
A lawyer Ontario and on in Alberta have notified us that they have been contacted by the purported Susan Heochi 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: Subject: Dear counsel Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2012 08:00:59 -0800 From: SUSAN HEOCHI Reply-To: To:...
[Law Practice Advisor] Signature Authority: Using Footer Tools to Create Template Emails
This week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. This week's Tip follows up a recent guest post by Gerrit Betz on creating a document template library, in coverage of a method for the creation of an email template library. Read the Tip here.
[Law Practice Matters] My Cousin Vinny and Resilience in Law Practice
After a CLE a few months ago, I sat in a bar sipping bourbon and listening to my friend, Jim Dedman, explain his plans for doing a blog series commemorating the 20th anniversary of one of the all time great lawyer movies, My Cousin Vinny. Jim asked me if I would write something about the movie to take part in the anniversary. I love movies in general and lawyer movies in particular, so I readily agreed. It gave me an excuse to rewatch the movie, which I hadn’t seen in at least ten years....
[Law Practice Matters] My Cousin Vinny and Resilience in Law Practice
After a CLE a few months ago, I sat in a bar sipping bourbon and listening to my friend, Jim Dedman, explain his plans for doing a blog series commemorating the 20th anniversary of one of the all time great lawyer movies, My Cousin Vinny. Jim asked me if I would write something about the movie to take part in the anniversary. I love movies in general and lawyer movies in particular, so I readily agreed. It gave me an excuse to rewatch the movie, which I hadn't seen in at least ten years. I'm...
[Law Practice Matters] My Cousin Vinny and Resilience in Law Practice
After a CLE a few months ago, I sat in a bar sipping bourbon and listening to my friend, Jim Dedman, explain his plans for doing a blog series commemorating the 20th anniversary of one of the all time great lawyer movies, My Cousin Vinny. Jim asked me if I would write something about the movie to take part in the anniversary. I love movies in general and lawyer movies in particular, so I readily agreed. It gave me an excuse to rewatch the movie, which I hadn't seen in at least ten years. I'm...