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This section contains books published by ALA and the Foundation of the Association of Legal Administrators.

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2014 Enhanced Large Firm Key Staff Compensation Survey
Featured ALA Book To enable you to compete for top candidates, the Association of Legal Administrators’ (ALA) 2014 edition of the Large Firm Key Staff Compensation Survey contains information collected from legal organizations throughout the United States and Canada. This Survey, conducted in collaboration with iLumen, focuses on salaries for legal administrators, functional specialists, paralegals and legal secretaries for large firms, as well as offering useful information for other size firms.

The Survey features data breakouts for each management position by: type of organization, number of lawyers, geographic location, supervisory responsibility, experience, education, and state/province, including and excluding metropolitan areas. Reports may be generated for any region, from national, regional or by market, often down to a specific zip code.

Member participant: $250
Member nonparticipant: $350
Nonmember participant: $300
Nonmember nonparticipant: $500

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2014 Enhanced Compensation & Benefits Survey
Featured ALA Book To enable you to compete for top candidates, the Association of Legal Administrators’ (ALA) 2014 Compensation and Benefits Survey contains information collected from legal organizations throughout the United States and Canada. This Survey, conducted in collaboration with iLumen, focuses on salaries and benefits for legal administrators, functional specialists, paralegals and legal secretaries for all firm sizes, including large firms.

The Survey features data breakouts for each management position by: type of organization, number of lawyers, geographic location, supervisory responsibility, experience, education, and state/province, including and excluding metropolitan areas. Reports may be generated for any region, from national, regional or by market, often down to a specific zip code.

Member participant: $250
Member nonparticipant: $350
Nonmember participant: $300
Nonmember nonparticipant: $500

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Best Practices in Legal Management: A Comprehensive Guide
Featured ALA Book This engaging, comprehensive and practical resource guide provides a strong foundation for law firm administrators with forms, ideas, recommendations and explanations. Best Practices in Legal Management is a meticulously charted and pragmatic roadmap to law firm administration and governance written by practical experts with perspective and humor. A must-read for all legal administrators. Author: Published by the New York State Bar Association in conjunction with the New York City Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators. 468 pages.
Member: $139.00
Nonmember: $179.00
 

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The Extraordinary Law Firm: Making Your Firm a Great Place to Work
Great law firms do not just happen. They are the products of exceptional leadership and sweat equity. This book aims to equip firm managers with the knowledge and desire to transform their offices into the remarkable workplaces that deliver not only superior client service, but also the utmost satisfaction for each and every person who is part of that effort. The author draws from 12 case studies to create specific checklists for firms of any size to use to create an extraordinary law firm. Author: Charles E. Stinnett.
Member: $45.00
Nonmember: $55.00
 

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The Extraordinary Administrator
Featured ALA Book Learn what it takes to be an extraordinary administrator and chart a successful career. This book is published with the support of the Foundation of the Association of Legal Administrators in memory of former ALA President David Brezina. Author: Paul A.C. Malliaté. 134 pages. Softcover.
Member: $35.00
Nonmember: $45.00
 

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200 Ways to Make Your Law Firm an Extraordinary Place to Work
Featured ALA Book ALA asked and you answered: What do you do to stand out as an employer? What makes your staff and attorneys want to come to work every day? Read about the events, activities, special recognitions and other best practices in place at some of your peers’ firms and discover ways to foster a culture of integrity, caring and camaraderie. From food fests to a “respectful workplace” policy, you’re sure to find something here that will help you make your firm an extraordinary place to work! Edited by Sue Umbdenstock and Rosemary Shiels 92 pages. Softcover.
Member: $14.95
Nonmember: $19.95
 

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Someone’s in the Kitchen with FALA
Tantalize your taste buds while supporting the Foundation of ALA! This unique collection or recipes, covering everything from appetizers and soups, main courses and desserts, represents a true collaborative effort of ALA’s 101 chapters, international members, Headquarters staff, and the FALA trustees. For all sales, 100 percent of proceeds will go to the Foundation of ALA. Author: Compiled by Char Coulbert. 336 pages.
Member: $10.00
Nonmember: $10.00
 

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Minimize Risk: How to Structure Law Firm Internal Controls (Formerly Closing the Gap)
Featured ALA Book Use this book as a guide to help you set up and manage an adequate system of controls for collecting, recording, organizing and reporting information that is necessary for efficiently running the firm. Edited by Rosemary Shiels 71 pages. Softcover.
Member: $10.00
Nonmember: $15.00
 

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The Extraordinary Managing Partner: Reaching the Pinnacle of Law Firm Management
Featured ALA Book Essential reading for anyone who is serving as a managing partner in a law firm, or simply interested in acquiring additional understanding of what is involved in law firm management. The third in the Extraordinary Series, this book is based on research obtained from managing partners and their teams, and provides - from a variety of knowledgeable perspectives - what it takes to move beyond doing “very well” to being a highly effective and extraordinary law firm management leader.
Author: John J. Michalik, J.D. 184 pages. Softcover.
Member: $55.00
Nonmember: $65.00
 

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The New Extraordinary Bundle!
Featured ALA Book The new Extraordinary Bundle is your pathway to creating an extraordinary law firm! Become an extraordinary administrator, and help your managing partner become extraordinary, as you both discover how to lead your firm in becoming an extraordinary place to work. The new bundle consists of three ALA books: The Extraordinary Administrator, The Extraordinary Law Firm: Making Your Firm a Great Place to Work, and our newest addition, The Extraordinary Managing Partner: Reaching the Pinnacle of Law Firm Management. Author: John J. Michalik.
Member: $110.00
Nonmember: $135.00
 

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