Table of Contents

Columns

BIG IDEAS: ALA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S LETTER
Connected Through Community

INNOVATIONS: FRESH THOUGHTS FOR MANAGING
The Fabulous, Fashionable, Focused Fractional CIO

TEST DRIVE: GADGET REVIEWS WITH BILL AND PHIL
Surface Pro 4 vs Surface Book

Departments

INDUSTRY NEWS: LEGAL MANAGEMENT UPDATES
Facts & Stats
Brazil: The Country of 100 Million Lawsuits

TIPS AND TRENDS: INDUSTRY ADVICE AND DEVELOPMENTS
5 Tech Predictions for 2016

HIGH TECH
New Products for Law Firms

Features

OM: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Workplace Violence: Every Law Firm’s Risk
By Jack M. Vaughan and John Lane
How to recognize the warning signs

CM: COMMUNICATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Keeping In Touch
By Erin Brereton
Staying connected to former employees can be a business boost

HR: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Taking Out the Toxic
By Kylie Ora Lobell
Ways to tame bad employee behavior 


ALA Now

ALA FACES: MEMBER AND CHAPTER NEWS
Anniversaries, Awards and Appointments

AT ALA: ASSOCIATION NEWS AND EVENTS
What’s Happening at Headquarters

GET CERTIFIED: YOUR GUIDE TO THE CLM PROGRAM
To CLM or Not to CLM — That Was My Question