March 2018 Table of Contents


Human Resources Management
Tough Talk
By Kylie Ora Lobell
Having difficult conversations with problematic employees is never easy — but these conversations need to happen. Here are tips to get you through them.

Human Resources Management 
Merger Mesh
By Mary Kate Sheridan 
6 integration areas to prioritize during a law firm merger.

Continuing Education Course
How to Ethically Oversee Trust Accounts
By Richard Dippel, JD, MBA, CPA 
This CE course will provide an overview of what your firm needs to know about the trust accounting process. 


Big Ideas: ALA Executive Director's Letter
Proud to be Hack(er)

Special Coverage 
Global Legal Hackathon Comes to ALA Headquarters

BP Perspective: Insights From a Business Partner 
Critical Security for Multifunction Devices and Beyond

Innovations: Fresh Thoughts for Managing 
Legal Market Demands Sustainable, Practical Technology

Test Drive: Gadget Reviews with Bill and Phil
Test Driving the Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch

Thinking Out Cloud
Going to the Cloud ... Are We There Yet?