Table of Contents

Columns

BIG IDEAS: ALA PRESIDENT'S LETTER
Moving Ahead and Embracing Change

BP PERSPECTIVE: INSIGHTS FROM A BUSINESS PARTNER
Keeping an Eye on E-Billing Trends

TEST DRIVE: GADGET REVIEWS WITH BILL AND PHIL
Digital Paper Resurrects the Legal Pads of Old — Sort of

Departments

INDUSTRY NEWS: LEGAL MANAGEMENT UPDATES
Facts & Stats
4 Takeaways from the P3 Conference

TIPS AND TRENDS: INDUSTRY ADVICE AND DEVELOPMENTS
Key Performance Indicators to Meet Your Strategic Goals

FIVE QUESTIONS: OUR SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW
Our Chat With Shari Tivy, Chair of ALA’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

HIGH TECH
New Products for Law Firms 

Features

OM: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Downsizing Office Space to Upsize Savings
By Rob Mattern
Tips for scaling down your office footprint

FM: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Budgeting Basics
By Paula Tsuratani
Involve more staff to better the budgeting process

CM: COMMUNICATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Order in the Court
By Philip Bogdanoff
Building a kinder, more civil work culture 

ALA Now

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

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