Table of Contents

Columns

BIG IDEAS: ALA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S LETTER
Tracking Progress Toward Our Goals

BP PERSPECTIVE: INSIGHTS FROM A BUSINESS PARTNER
Envision the Future and Make It Happen

TEST DRIVE: GADGET REVIEWS WITH BILL AND PHIL
Outlook Mobile App

TOUGH TOPICS: CONTROVERSIAL OFFICE CONVERSATIONS
Dealing with Changing Marijuana Laws

Departments

INDUSTRY NEWS: LEGAL MANAGEMENT UPDATES
Facts & Stats

TIPS AND TRENDS: INDUSTRY ADVICE AND DEVELOPMENTS
10 Tips for Better Networking Before, During and After an Event

FIVE QUESTIONS: OUR SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW
Enterprise Legal Management and Legal Departments

HIGH TECH
New Products for Law Firms

Features

FM: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Credit Where Credit Is Due
By June Bell
More law firms are exploring alternative payment methods such as letting clients pay with plastic

OM: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Overcoming the Top Four Record Management Challenges
By Erin Brereton
Is your firm’s document storage and deletion system stuck on pause?

LI: LEGAL INDUSTRY/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Now Is the Time to Build the Library of the Future
By Donna Terjesen
Law firms need to leverage the value that lies in their knowledge resources through optimizing technology choices 

ALA Now

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

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