Law Office Technology/Management Section

Issues relating to law practice management and computer technology are the focus of this section, which also informs its members on the latest in technology and practice management. It annually hosts the Law Tech CLE and exposition.

Chair
Meridian Law, PLLC
2900 Vanderbilt Place, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37212
Twitter: MeridianLawPLLC
Facebook: meridianlaw/
(615)229-7499
Vice-Chair
Jason Williams
203 Suesand Court
Pleasant View, TN 37146
(317)809-5820
Immediate Past Chair
Tennessee Dept of Treasury
502 Deaderick Street, Andrew Jackson Bldg
Nashville, TN 37243
(615)741-7902
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Nashville-based Legal Services Firm Expands to Atlanta

Latitude, the Nashville-based legal services firm, is expanding to the Georgia market, the Nashville Post reports. The firm provides contract attorneys to businesses and traditional law firms on an as-needed basis and was co-founded by former Bass, Berry & Sims partner Ross Booher. According to Booher, Latitude is looking at expanding into other markets beyond Nashville and Atlanta with a similar subsidiary model in which the market president retains an ownership stake.
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Law Firm Management & Millennial Workers

With millennials having the largest presence in the U.S. labor force, effective law firm management includes updating communication strategies and company culture, the New York Law Journal reports. Generational differences are often exaggerated, but differences do exist and need to be taken into account in order to ensure productivity and success of younger workers. Research indicates that millennials value work-life balance, flexibility with schedules, strong parental leave policies for both mothers and fathers, and collaborative work cultures with open communication. Eight tips are presented, which aim to improve communication and work interactions between all generations at law firms. One tip suggests establishing procedures for submitting fresh ideas so associates, from junior to senior, are encouraged to share and provide input. Read the rest of the tips here.

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