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Human Resource Management, 15th Edition

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.

Member: $295.00
Nonmember: $310.00

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.

Member: $109.95
Nonmember: $179.95

Out and About: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession

Out and About: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession is a compilation of stories about the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender attorneys, academics, and jurists in the profession, through their own words. Edited by: Christine W. Young and John T. Hendricks. Published by ABA Book Publishing.

Member $39.95
Nonmember $49.95


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 

Working with Difficult People

This revised edition of the classic guide on how to best resolve conflict in today's technologically advanced workplace details specific techniques for handling coworkers who frustrate, impede, maneuver, undermine, plot, connive, and whine, with easy-to-follow scenarios for every situation. Updated and revised to reflect modern issues, including technology, generation gaps, and language barriers, this guide describes 10 kinds of culprits – from tyrants and bullies (regular and cyber) to the pushy and presumptuous – and offers helpful strategies and phrases for defusing tension and effectively resolving conflict.


Member: $12.49

Nonmember: $16.00