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 Practice Tips Blog] New Ideas for Lawyers and Google Maps
There are so many technology tools that it is sometimes a challenge to recognize all the ways that they can be used. Well, one of the neat features of the iPhone and iPad is that you can save a screen...
[Law Practice Advisor] Forget-Me-Not(e)s : Imagining a World Without Post-It Notes
With the forces of green combining with the electronic arts to ru(i)n the world, it’s only a matter of time before Post-It Notes enter upon an afterlife as nostalgic claptrap images making bygones appearances upon the future/futuristic lunchboxes. Now, don’t shoot the messenger, Mr. Post-It. Don’t get me wrong; I mean, I love Post-It Notes almost as much as Rachel Willcox--in fact, I’m staring at a pile of them right now. And, I will fight the long, losing battle. However, I recognize the flow...
[Slaw: Dan Pinnington] Law Society of British Columbia Warning Re Real Estate Fraud Involving Fake Law Firm Wagner Elliot LLP
Yesterday the Law Society of British Columbia posted the below warning on its website. From a California lawyer, we have also received a copy of a message that purports to come from lawyer named Marcus Davis at this firm. The initial contact message the California lawyer received is reproduced below. Attention real estate practitioners: Fake law firm website used in new variation of bad cheque scam Wagner Elliot LLP is not a real law firm, but in yet another twist on the bad cheque scam, a...
[Avoid a Claim] Law Society of British Columbia warning regarding real estate fraud involving fake law firm Wagner Elliot LLP
Yesterday the Law Society of British Columbia posted the below warning on its website. From a California lawyer, we have also received a copy of a message that purports to come from lawyer named Marcus Davis at this firm. The initial contact message the California lawyer received is reproduced below. Attention real estate practitioners: Fake law firm website used in new variation of bad cheque scam Wagner Elliot LLP is not a real law firm, but in yet another twist on the bad cheque scam,...
[PMATips] “iPad in One Hour For Lawyers – 05/04/11
Tom Mighell, co-host of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, a legal technology podcast, authored “iPad in One Hour For Lawyers.” Mighell’s book, published by the ABA, is a good resource for attorneys who want to quickly understand both the operational basics of and uses for the iPad in a legal environment. State bar associations with law practice management lending libraries may have this book available for loan to members. The book is available for purchase from the ABAWeb Store.  The 42nd Edition of...

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[Thoughtful Legal Management] E-Filing in BC
♫ Lend me your ears and I’ll sing you a song, And I’ll try not to sing out of key. Oh I get by with a little help from my friends… ♫ Lyrics and Music by Lennon & McCartney, recorded by The Beatles. Mandatory e-filing for certain documents in the Land Title Office in British Columbia is coming: Moreover, phase 2 of the mandatory e-filing requirements is expected to include subdivision and strata plan applications. So what is a lawyer (or notary public in BC) to do...
[Law Practice Advisor] Put a Ribbon On It: Getting the Word Ruler Back
This week's Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. This week's Tip is a simple solution related to the use of applications in the Microsoft Office Suite. Read the Tip here.
[ABA Site-tation] Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst: Protecting Your Firm from Disaster
Body: Note: This article was originally published in the September 2008 Family Law e-Newsletter, a monthly publication from the ABA Section for Family Law. New technology articles from the LTRC appear in each Family Law e-newsletter. It seems difficult to turn on the evening news today without hearing at least one disaster story. Between wildfires, flooding, and hurricanes – not to mention severe storms, fires, thefts and accidents – disasters strike every day with potentially severe personal...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] Marketing Story: The Patch
I often tell lawyers that it is a great idea to join organizations and be active in your community. These activities can help you build your reputation and build your law practice. But I also caution them that they should...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] The Wonders of Windows 7
Last week I wrote about using a Windows 7 keystroke shortcut to make your two monitors appear as four. (Yes, you can do the same split screen thing with one monitor.) I have to say that I am a big...