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2017 Compensation & Benefits Survey

As law firm staffing becomes even more competitive, legal professionals need current market intelligence to attract top talent. ALA's 2017 Compensation & Benefits Survey will include the most relevant benchmark data, including:

  • Associate Attorney and Summer Associate positions added
  • More staff positions, including specialists for eDiscovery, privacy and cybersecurity
  • Staffing ratios and office best practices
  • Firm size
  • Comparative salary and benefits nationally and locally with extensive local detail
  • Easy prior-year comparisons if you purchase the 2016 report
Member participant: $299
Member nonparticipant: $549

Nonmember participant: $399
Nonmember nonparticipant: $759

2017 Large Firm Key Staff Compensation Survey

As law firm staffing becomes even more competitive, legal professionals need current market intelligence to attract top talent. ALA's 2017 Large Firm Key Staff Compensation Survey includes the most relevant benchmark data, including:

  • Detailed compensation data for the high-level positions crucial to large law firms 
  • Data broken down by level of education, certifications, tenure in position, employment agreements, compensation basis, bonus criteria, geographic region, and numerous breakdowns based on firm size.
  • Staffing ratios and office best practices
  • Firm size
  • Easy prior-year comparisons if you purchase the 2016 report
*  Includes 2017 Compensation & Benefits Survey.

Member participant: $499
Member nonparticipant: $699

Nonmember participant: $599
Nonmember nonparticipant: $899

Law Firm Accounting and Financial Management, Sixth Edition

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.

Member: $340.00
Nonmember: $384.00

Past Compensation & Benefits Survey (2016)

As law firm staffing becomes even more competitive, legal professionals need current market intelligence to attract top talent. ALA's 2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey will includes the most relevant benchmark data, including:

  • Associate Attorney and Summer Associate positions added
  • More staff positions, including specialists for eDiscovery, privacy and cybersecurity
  • Staffing ratios and office best practices
  • Firm size
  • Comparative salary and benefits nationally and locally with extensive local detail
  • Easy prior-year comparisons if you purchase the 2015 report
Member participant: $299
Member nonparticipant: $399

Nonmember participant: $549
Nonmember nonparticipant: $759

Past Enhanced Large Firm Key Staff Compensation Survey (2016)

As law firm staffing becomes even more competitive, legal professionals need current market intelligence to attract top talent. ALA's 2016 Large Firm Key Staff Compensation Survey includes the most relevant benchmark data, including:

  • Detailed compensation data for the high-level positions crucial to large law firms 
  • Data broken down by level of education, certifications, tenure in position, employment agreements, compensation basis, bonus criteria, geographic region, and numerous breakdowns based on firm size.
  • Staffing ratios and office best practices
  • Firm size
  • Easy prior-year comparisons if you purchase the 2015 report
Member participant: $449
Member nonparticipant: $549

Nonmember participant: $689
Nonmember nonparticipant: $869

Two Report Bundle: Purchase includes 2016 Large Firm Key Staff Compensation Survey plus 2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey 

Personal Finance for Professionals

“A compelling financial road map for today’s professionals.  (This) book offers many golden nuggets of oft overlooked financial information and is truly a handy resource to keep one on track for a bright financial future.”
—Carol Rowan Frank, Former Deputy Treasurer of the United States

Member $19.95   
Nonmember $24.95

The Lawyer's Guide to Increasing Revenue, Second Edition

The vast majority of law firms continue to leave dollars on the table. Now you can ensure your firm isn't one of them. The Lawyer's Guide to Increasing Revenue, Second Edition offers practical tips and step-by-step plans for evaluating, tracking, and ultimately enhancing your firm's revenue stream. Significantly updated and expanded to address issues facing law firms in the twenty-first century, this new edition demonstrates how to avoid short-term solutions, look beyond cost-cutting, and develop a multi-year strategy for achieving financial growth. Using your firm's existing resources, you will discover how to best maintain client relationships, boost staff morale, and augment your bottom line.

This essential guide offers techniques for improving profitability and performance in these key areas:
  • Billable Hours and Rates
  • Profit Expense Ratio
  • Client Relations and Intake
  • Fee Agreements Collections and Accounts Receivable
  • Technology
  • Paralegals
  • Marketing

Included with the book is a CD-ROM featuring sample policies, worksheets, plans, and documents designed to aid implementation of the ideas presented in the book. The Lawyer's Guide to Increasing Revenue, Second Edition will guide you toward a more profitable and sustainable future. Author: Arthur G. Greene. 176 pages. Softcover + disk.

Member: $59.95
Nonmember: $79.95

Winning Alternatives to Billable Hour: Strategies That Work

This is a comprehensive guide to alternative billing based on real-life situations and practical matters. Useful forms and proposals designed to facilitate the implementation of alternate billing systems are included on a disk. You'll also find useful advice for dealing with problematic billing issues.
 
Member: $74.95
Nonmember: $99.95