February 2015 Table of Contents


Operations Management 
Law Firms Gradually Embrace Telecommuting
By Ed Finkel
It’s seen as a valued perk instead of a reluctantly granted exception — at least for lawyers.

Communications and Organizational Management 
Holding Productive Meetings at the Law Firm
By Kylie Jane Wakefield
Law firm managers and executives can employ the following best practices to ensure that meetings will result in beneficial outcomes for the firm.

Legal Industry/Business Management 
No Excuses, No Surprises
By Paula Tsurutani
Law firms need to leverage the value that lies in their knowledge resources through optimizing technology choices. 


Big Ideas: ALA President's Letter
Developing a Strong Offensive Strategy

BP Perspective: Insights From a Business Partner
Marketplace Realities Continue to Transform the Legal Workplace

Millennial Mouthpiece: For the Emerging Workforce
Adult Learning: How Do We Learn

Test Drive: Gadget Reviews with Bill and Phil
New Tech from CES 2015


Industry News: Legal Management Updates
Facts and Stats

Tips and Trends: Industry Advice and Developments
Six Questions to Ask About Professional Development When Considering Outsourcing

High Tech
New Products for Law Firms


ALA Faces: Member and Chapter News
Anniversaries, Awards and Appointments

At ALA: Association News and Events
What’s Happening at Headquarters

Get Certified 
Your Guide to the CLM Program