Legal Management Magazine

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

June: On the Cover

Best Practices for Adopting Client-Driven Practice Tools
As legal tech continues to rise, how you approach these platforms is more important than ever.

More and more corporate clients are asking law firms to partner with them in using project management tools and other platforms to streamline their work together. For many administrators, this means not only learning how to use these platforms themselves but also coming up with ways to effectively train lawyers and staff on them. With the adoption of legal tech only increasing, it will be key for both firms and administrators to be intentional about how they approach their training and use of joint platforms with their clients. Read more.

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Features

6 Keys to Effective Paralegal Professional Development 
Investing in your paralegals' success is vital to the success of your firm.

Paralegals are integral members of their law firms, assisting with everything from legal research to client communications to preparation of briefs and other documents to trials. Providing them with top-notch professional development opportunities is essential for their personal growth and the success of the law firm. Read more.

Weed in the Workplace
Legal organizations grapple with evolving marijuana regulations and growing social acceptance of recreational use.

As more states legalize marijuana, law firms face a growing risk of performance impairment by staff members using the drug for medical and recreational reasons. When developing workplace policies, legal managers must answer some critical questions. Read more.


 

Columns

BP Perspective
A Pandemic Silver Lining: Firms Accelerate Digital Transformation

Diversity Dialogue
Becoming an Antiracist Legal Organization

Marketing Matters
How to Use Plain Language to Communicate Clearly

Tough Topics
Why Poor Timekeeping Could Be Costing Your Firm (And How to Fix It)

 

Departments

Industry News
A Fresh Look at Leasing: How and Why Today's Legal Executives Use Financing for Their Firm  

Tips and Trends
Progressing Your Career: Best Practices for Associates

ALA Now

ALA Faces
Members on the Move

At ALA
What’s Happening at Headquarters


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