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

[PA Law Practice Management] Job Opening – Associate Attorney
Cipriani & Werner PC is a regional law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware. They are currently searching for a full time associate attorney with 4-6 years of litigation experience to work in their Blue Bell, PA office. Strongest candidates will have extensive experience defending clients through all phases of the litigation process.  Experience taking depositions is a must. The firm offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, life and...
[Law Practice Tips Blog] It is time for YOU to attend ABA TECHSHOW 2015
Whether you have never been to an ABA TECHSHOW or you have been to several in the past, it is time to sign up to attend this year. With the increasing daily use of technology in lawyer's practices and the...
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial debt collection scam using the names Marvin Wanga and MaverickWan Import & Export Co
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Marvin Wanga of MaverickWan Import & Export Co looking to retain them with regards to a commercial debt collection. This is a classic bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In this scam lawyers will be duped into wiring real funds from their trust accounts after depositing a fake cheque received as payment from the debtor (who is part of the fraud). See our Confirmed...
[Avoid a Claim] Separation agreement scam using the name Tami Jones
An Ontario firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Tami Jones looking to retain them with regards to a collecting overdue payments resulting from a separation agreement. This is a classic bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In this scam lawyers will be duped into wiring real funds from their trust accounts after depositing a fake cheque received as payment from the debtor (who is part of the fraud). See our Confirmed Fraud...
[Law Technology Today] Quick Hits Friday: February’s Most Popular Posts
February may be the shortest month, but the cold and the snow made it seem extra long this year. Kyle Waring has turned the record snowfall in Boston into a business, which makes me wonder if there is a Kickstarter campaign to convert East Coast snow into water to ease the West Coast drought. As of this post, doesn’t look like it. Opportunity? While you ponder the possibilities, here is what was most popular on Law Technology Today in February: Know the Features Before you Move: Google...
[Law Technology Today] The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery
Joe Looby recently released his documentary The Decade of Discovery about the United States versus Philip Morris tobacco lawsuit in the early 2000s and email e-discovery issues. The film also discusses the emergence of the Sedona Conference as a think tank and forum for discussion about cooperation in e-discovery. Many prominent federal judges were interviewed about the issues with open government and record keeping. Also in the documentary, Jason R. Baron, Esq. talks about open government,...
[Avoid a Claim] When taking instructions isn’t taking instructions
In my last post we explored the idea that cultural competence is a good way to cope with the challenges of fitting into a law firm. But how does a diverse population and profession affect our ability as lawyers to settle files, facilitate the purchase of homes, and help businesses grow? It turns out that a number of claims have arisen in recent years where either lawyers have made bad assumptions about their racialized clients, or where racialized lawyers have been taken advantage of on account...
[Avoid a Claim] What lawyers need to know about data stored on mobile devices
Rob Lekowski, writing in the ABA’s Law Technology Today blog, explains to lawyers >what kind of data can be obtained from their mobile devices. LAWPRO has written on the security of mobile devices from the point of view of cybersecurity, but Mr. Lekowski points out that devices are also being collected for litigation more and more often, so lawyers should know what kind of data is on them. What kind of data? Between the functionality of the device itself and whatever apps are...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Do You Keep Original Wills? Best Practices Say No
Originally posted on NWSidebar:Advice from WSBA’s Office of General Counsel regarding what to do with original will documents. If you have ever wondered what to do with original wills, the following advice from the WSBA Office of General Counsel may…
[Avoid a Claim] Commercial equipment purchase scam using the names Dereck Oerlemans and Damen Group
A Florida firm notified us that they received an email from the purported Dereck Oerlemans of Damen Group looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This is a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In this scam lawyers will be duped into wiring real funds from their trust accounts after depositing a fake cheque received as payment from the purchaser (who is part of the fraud). See our Confirmed Fraud Page for more of...