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Suggested CLM(SM) Reference Negotiation and compromise are two great tools to end conflict and reach consensus. Learn how to lead your firm through difficult discussions and achieve an environment that is supportive and efficient. Author: R. Fisher and W. Ury. 200 pages.
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Human Resource Management, 15th Edition
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Covering everything from hiring and developing employees to executive compensation to employee safety and security, Human Resource Management is cited as suggested reading in preparing for the Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM examination. Author: Robert L. Mathis and John H. Jackson.
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Law Firm Accounting and Financial Management, Fifth Edition
Suggested CLM(SM) Reference Get Fast Answers. Expert Analysis. Key Concepts and Case Law. Plus, no accounting experience required! Whether you are a partner in a law firm or a law firm CFO, you can profit from financial reporting techniques and strategies designed specifically for law firms. Author: John P. Quinn, Joseph A. Bailey, David E. Gaulin and Stanley Kolodziejczak. 1000 pages.
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Law Office Policy & Procedures Manual, Sixth Edition
This updated and expanded edition includes everything needed to create a complete, customized manual that can serve as a reference guide for your entire firm and as a training tool for new employees, associates and temporary workers. Using the accompanying CD-ROM, you can edit text to produce your firm's policy and procedures manual and revise it when needed.The manual covers every facet of basic law office operations, and also includes material on COBRA, stress injuries, AIDS/HIV and more. The sixth edition contains information and policies on new statutes and amended statutes with which law firms must comply, plus other areas of interest, including:
  • Family and Medical Leave Act—including new forms
  • Family Responsibilities Discrimination
  • The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
  • Retaliation and whistle blowing
  • Application of the Fair Credit Reporting Act to law firm hiring
  • The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • The changing face of large firms—from departments to practice groups
  • Policies on diversity and sexual harassment
  • Use of office technology, including e-mail, cell phones, and the Internet
  • Hurricane threat procedure
  • Workplace hazards
  • The economic downturn and alternative billing
  • Retention of client files and property
  • Social media information and policy
  • Going green—the changing office environment
  • The revised Immigration Form I-9
  • Updated bibliographies
Edited by: Howard I. Hatoff, Robert C. Wert 464 pages + disk.
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LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers
Lawyers work in a world of networks, connections, referrals, and recommendations. For many lawyers, the success of these networks determines the success of their practice. LinkedIn®, the premier social networking tool for business, can help you create, nurture, and expand your professional network and gain clients in the process. LinkedIn® in One Hour for Lawyers provides an introduction to this powerful tool in terms that any attorney can understand.

In just one hour, you will learn to:
  • Set up a LinkedIn account
  • Complete your basic profile
  • Create a robust, dynamic profile that will attract clients
  • Build your connections
  • Use search tools to enhance your network
  • Maximize your presence with features such as groups, updates, answers, and recommendations
  • Monitor your network with ease
  • Optimize your settings for privacy concerns
  • Use LinkedIn® effectively in the hiring process
  • Develop a LinkedIn strategy to grow your legal network
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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.
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The Enhanced Extraordinary Bundle!
Featured ALA Book The Enhanced Extraordinary Bundle builds on ALA’s best seller, The Extraordinary Bundle!, by adding a member favorite, 200 Ways to Make Your Law Firm an Extraordinary Place to Work. 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. This new bundle consists of the same three John J. Michalik titles: The Extraordinary Administrator, The Extraordinary Law Firm: Making Your Firm a Great Place to Work, The Extraordinary Managing Partner: Reaching the Pinnacle of Law Firm Management, and now features 200 Ways to Make Your Law Firm an Extraordinary Place to Work, edited by Sue Umbdenstock and Rosemary Shiels.
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Author: John J. Michalik.
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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.
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Author: Paul A.C. Malliaté. 134 pages. Softcover.
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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.
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Author: Charles E. Stinnett.
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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.
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Author: John J. Michalik, J.D. 184 pages. Softcover.
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