Legal Management Magazine
Legal Management reports on topics within ALA’s five knowledge areas: Legal Industry/Business Management; Human Resources Management; Financial Management; Communications and Organizational Management; and Operations Management.
July/August 2017: On the Cover
Despite the importance of succession planning, many firms are ill-prepared, lacking adequate strategies to replace those partners at the top. This lack of planning becomes particularly problematic in the face of crisis, such as death or incapacitation of a managing partner. In these situations, firm ownership and administrators must work together to keep the firm on track or find the appropriate new direction for the firm. This article discusses strategies for handling a succession crisis when a law firm lacks a formal succession plan. Read more.
For many firms, the hard skills — relevant years of experience, for example, or written communication expertise — the practice group leader position requirements often seem fairly obvious. However, the more approach-based capabilities that can predict an attorney’s chance of success in the role — such as an aptitude for garnering support — can sometimes be a little less clear. Read more.
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