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] Video: 5 Steps to Easier Legal Accounting
Every year during tax season, you probably end up saying the same thing: “Next year will be different; I’m going to get organized!” This time, follow through with that goal. In this video, discover how you can create an organized accounting system in just five steps. Thank You to Our Sponsor: The post Video: 5 Steps to Easier Legal Accounting appeared first on Law Technology Today.
[The Last Word] Casemaker Now Has Legal Forms
Casemaker, the Alabama State Bar’s free legal research service, is once again offering discounted forms, via U.S. Legal Forms, from within the Casemaker website. To take advantage of the forms and the 10% discount available if you purchase through Casemaker, just log into Casemaker through the bar’s website, and then select the Legal Forms link, […]
[Slaw: Dan Pinnington] Ontario Judge Strongly Pushes for Greater Use of Technology in Courts and Orders E-Trial
In a case conference decision in the matter Bank of Montreal v Faibish, 2014 ONSC 2178 (CanLII), Justice David M. Brown expressed “profound frustration” at the failure of lawyers and judges to make greater use of technology while conducting litigation. He went as far as ordering an e-trial on the matter, over the expressed desire of some counsel to do an electronic and paper-based trial. This is one of the strongest statements a judge has made with respect to the need for greater use of...
[Thoughtful Legal Management] A Story from ABA TECHSHOW
.♫ And then one day you find Ten years have got behind you No one told you when to run You missed the starting gun….♫ Lyrics and Music by David Gilmour, Nicholas Mason, Roger Waters, Rick Wright, recorded by Pink Floyd.   One of the most interesting things I did just prior to Techshow was to attend a small group presentation hosted by Bob Christensen of The Form Tool and Doxsera in advance of Techshow.  Bob’s presentation focused on change and in particular, the effect of change...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] Practically Perfect Presentations or How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint
Yep, it’s day 7 from the best of ABA TECHSHOW.  Today we tackle presentation faux pas, starting with: 10 Essential Tips for Improving Your Presentations Figure out where your strengths are – don’t use tech if you’re not comfortable using … Continue reading →
[Avoid a Claim] Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows XP SP3 (Service Pack 3) and Office 2003 (SP3) as of April 8, 2014.
Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows XP SP3 (Service Pack 3) and Office 2003 (SP3) as of April 8, 2014. After this date, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, support or online technical content updates from Microsoft for these products. Your computer will still operate, but if you continue to use Windows XP or Office 2003, you will become more vulnerable to security risks and malware infections. Undoubtedly, cyber criminals will target computers that are still...
[Slaw: Dan Pinnington] Stop Using Windows XP and Office 2003 on or Before April 8, 2014
Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows XP SP3 (Service Pack 3) and Office 2003 (SP3) as of April 8, 2014. After this date, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, support or online technical content updates from Microsoft for these products. Your computer will still operate, but if you continue to use Windows XP or Office 2003, you will become more vulnerable to security risks and malware infections. Undoubtedly, cyber criminals will target computers that are still...
[Oregon Law Practice Management] It’s Social Media, Not Anti-Social Media
To start out the week I have more great tips from the 2014 ABA TECHSHOW.  To begin:  “Think before you post” on social media @bobambrogi – @Westlaw [good advice!] The Whys and Wherefores of Having a Facebook Page Does a … Continue reading →
[Law Practice Advisor] TECHSHOW for the Technophobe: The Cool Embrace of the Shadow of the Internet
An Old Phone? (Photo credit: World’s Worst Photographer In The World) It’s sort of a rite of passage at this point to go out to the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW (yes, that’s right: ALL CAPS), and to then write a recap post about your experience. I mean, everybody’s doing it: Beverly Michaelis, Bob Ambrogi, Larry Port . . . and, yeah: pretty much everybody else who attended. So, I’m not about to stand by idly while everyone else gets in the layup line. Writing a blog post where I...
[The Last Word] 5 Steps to Easy(ier) Legal Accounting
The Legal Technology Resource Center, a part of the ABA Law Practice Division, is now facilitating free webinars to help lawyers with practice management issues, and the next one, 5 Steps to Easy(ier) Legal Accounting is Tuesday, April 8th, from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. (CDT). Sponsored by Clio, the cloud-based practice management system which is […]