May 2019 Table of Contents


Legal Industry/Business Management
Firm Without a Plan
By Drew Amoroso 
How to avoid the perils of practicing without a succession plan.

Human Resources Management
What New Hires May Lack — and How to Fix It
By Erin Brereton
These in-demand skills may not be inherent; however, lawyers and support staff can learn them.

Human Resources Management 
6 Strategies for Attracting Top Talent in a Tough Market
Kylie Ora Lobell
These ideas can ensure you’ll get quality candidates through your door. 


Big Ideas: A Message from ALA's President
The Unpredictable, Rewarding World of Legal Management

BP Perspective: Insights From a Business Partner 
How Law Firms Can Train Employees to Protect Client Data

Diversity Dialogue: Broadening Business Perspectives
Find a Role Model, Get a Mentor — But You Won’t Succeed Without a Sponsor

Innovations: Fresh Thoughts for Managing
5 Strategies for Selling Change to Attorneys 


Tips and Trends: Industry Advice and Developments
Merger Matrimony: When Law Firms Say “I Do” 


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

At ALA: News About ALA
Complete Coverage from the 2019 Annual Conference & Expo