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ALA 2019 Annual Conference Recordings
Featuring the following sessions from ALA's 2019 Annual Conference:
FM20: The Basics of Life in the Law Firm Accounting Lane
FM23: You Know the Numbers: So What?
FM24: Rethinking Profitability in a Changing Marketplace: Profitability, Partner Comp, Pricing
FM30: Rethinking Partner Compensation in a Changing Marketplace: Profitability, Partner Comp, Pricing
FM31: Rethinking Pricing in a Changing Marketplace; Profitability, Partner Comp, Pricing
FM32: The Performance Metrics Dashboard: A Powerful Management Tool!
Click here to purchase the conference recording bundle of FM sessions. If you attended the 2019 Annual Conference, the bundles are free to you. Log in to the ALA site to get the free package.
Did you miss ALA's 2018 Annual Conference & Expo? You can purchase conference video recordings from the event. Click here to review the recorded sessions and purchase the 2018 conference recording bundle for FM sessions. If you attended the 2018 Annual Conference, the bundles are free to you. Log in to the ALA site to get the free package.
ALA Today Recording Bundles
ALA has gathered session recordings from ALA Today: The Virtual Conference, webinars, CE courses from Legal Management and e-learning courses together to ensure that legal management professionals have comprehensive education at their fingertips. Check out the package below.
Financial Management Package
|ALA Today: The Virtual Conference Recording||FM01: Accounts Receivable: Persistent, Ethical and Careful Collection of Law Firm AR in the COVID-19 Era||Jeffrey Nicolet|
|Legal Management CE Course||Building a Better Budget||Travis Armstrong, CLM, CPA|
|Webinar||Defining and Calculating Law Firm Profits||Ronald Seigneur, ASA CPA/ABV, CFF, CGMA|
New LFME Course on Financial Management
Want to feel more confident looking at your balance sheet? Wondering if there a limit to the number of shareholders you can have? Revisiting how much to charge your clients? ALA has a new e-learning course about financial management that can help you address all these questions and more.
This course will give you a strong foundation in the essentials of law firm financial management, whether you want to expand your repertoire or you’re new to financial responsibilities. View the course and its seven modules on our easy-to-use learning management system. There, you’ll see that its content is delivered in a dynamic, self-directed fashion — complete with animation, videos, games, quizzes and traditional text and graphics — with help from ALA member and finance extraordinaire, Lisa A. Waligorski, CLM.
Preview the course by clicking on this video:
Legal Management Articles
The Risk of Idolizing False Profits (Get CE Credit by taking the quiz with this article)
FM Reference Library
These finance articles are also available in the Online Community Reference Library.
- ALA Presentation on Component Profitability — Excel Worksheets
- Review of Law Firm Economics 101
- Raise Your Firm Billing Structure ROI
- The Client Alternative: Tailoring Alternative Fee Arrangements to Clients' Needs
- Budgeting Basics: How to Get Staff Buy-In — and Participation in — the Budgeting Process
- Many Happy Returns: Evaluate Your Pension Plan's Performance
- Pondering Profitability: Law Firms Get Innovative to Stay Ahead