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Legal Management reports on topics within ALA’s five knowledge areas:
Legal Industry/Business Management | Human Resources Management | Financial Management | Communication and Organizational Management | Operations Management

Legal Management is a Folio Award Finalist and an Apex Award Winner.

In the February Issue:
No Excuses, No Surprises: Law Firms Should Use Client Engagement Letters to Define Services

Legal Management

Clients need to know what to expect when a law firm engages them in business. “Putting the terms of the engagement in writing helps avoid confusion, spells out responsibilities, expectations and clarifies — for all parties — what will and will not be done,” says author Paula Tsurutani. It’s a matter of ensuring good business for the law firm and a sense of value for the client. It’s important for risk-management, too. Learn more about the basics of writing the letter, how it can make your firm more profitable and how the firm can use it as a marketing tool.

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Also In This Issue:

  • ALA Faces: Members on the move and more
  • At ALA: Membership information, award opportunities and other need-to-know information
  • Big Ideas: ALA President Paula Barnes discusses pending bylaws changes related to membership
  • Industry News: Facts and stats
  • Tips and Trends: Six questions to ask about professional development
    when considering outsourcing
  • BP Perspective: Marketplace realities continue to transform the legal workplace
  • Millennial Mouthpiece: Adult learning: how do we learn?
  • High Tech: New products for law firms
  • Communication and Organizational Management: How to hold productive meetings at the law firm
  • Operations Management: Law firms gradually embrace telecommuting
  • Test Drive: New tech from CES 2015

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