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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.

 

This Month’s Cover Story:

The Paralegal Impact

Hefty cutbacks made during the Great Recession — the legal sector reduced employment by 46,000 from December 2007 to June 2009 alone — changed many law firm and legal department staffing models. These resulting staffing shifts have given paralegals new work and their employers new challenges. In this month’s Communications and Organizational Management cover feature, writer Erin Brereton explores the changing role of paralegals and how firms are managing it.

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Features

Communications and Organizational Management
THE PARALEGAL IMPACT
BY ERIN BRERETON
Staffing shifts have given paralegals new work and their employers new challenges

Communications and Organizational Management
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED IN THE LEGAL INDUSTRY
BY MIKE LYMER
Now, more than ever, firms are looking for employees who possess a more diverse skill set

 

Columns

BIG IDEAS
A message from ALA’s President
Laura J. Broomell, CLM

BP PERSPECTIVE
Streamlining law firm workflow to improve efficiency

INSURE YOUR SUCCESS
What your managing partner really thinks about insurance

TEST DRIVE
Gadget reviews with Bill and Phil: iPad Pro 12.9 vs. 9.7

 

Departments

INDUSTRY NEWS
Facts and stats
Managed services and your revenue stream

 

ALA Now

ALA FACES
Member and chapter news

AT ALA
Association news and events

 

 

 

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