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.

October: On the Cover

Fetching the Latest in Tech and Cybersecurity Best Practices
Today’s legal clients increasingly expect more production from their law firms at a lower, predictable fee. This expectation is driving significant transformation in the legal profession to leverage technology for more efficiency and higher quality. But the key part often missing from this equation is an ongoing strategy to make adoption successful. But don't fret: Our cover story has some tips. This special tech issue also looks at AI's unknown role in legal, the increasing need for personal cyber protection for your employees, plus more.



Big Ideas
The CLM Journey — It’s Just as Important as the Destination

BP Perspective
7 Factors Legal Professionals Should Consider When Choosing Records Retrieval Support

5 Tips for Connecting to the Hispanic Community


IT Strategy for a New Era of Business

Test Drive

Don’t Forget Your Digital Assets and Legacy in Your Estate Planning



Industry News
Protecting Employees: The Rising Need for Personal and Home Cyber Protection

Industry News
How Encryption Can Protect Your Clients’ Confidential Data and Intellectual Property

The Adoption of Artificial Intelligence for Law Firms


ALA Faces
Members on the Move

What’s Happening at Headquarters

Advertising Index

Alert Communications    •    Applied Strategies   •    Fringe PD   •    LawPay    •    Orion    •    Tabs3

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Members and nonmembers can read the article, then log in to take a test (members pay $49; nonmembers pay $69). If you pass with at least 70 percent, you will earn one CE credit hour. The goal is to help CLMs get the credits they need for recertification, but some will also count toward SHRM, HRCI or CPE credit. 

  • Click here to read “Making Mental Health Matter” and earn one credit hour in human resources management.
  • Click here to read “Where Are Your Markers” and earn one credit hour in self-management skills.
  • Click here to read “Leading Through Change” and earn one credit hour in organizational development.
  • Click here to read “Building a Better Budget” and earn one credit hour in financial management.
  • Click here to read “Cyber Risk Management: The Vital Role of Legal Management Professionals” and earn one credit hour in operations management.
  • Click here to read “A Lesson in Leadership for Legal Management Professionals” and earn one credit hour in communications and organizational management.
  • Click here to read “The Risk of Idolizing False Profits;” and earn one credit hour in financial management.
  • Click here to read “Responding to a Request for Proposal: Time, Money, People and the Law” and earn one credit hour in writing skills.
  • Click here to read “How to Ethically Oversee Trust Accounts,” and to earn one credit hour in financial management.
  • Click here to read “Confronting Addiction in the Law Firm,” and to earn one credit hour in substance abuse.
  • Click here to read “The Ever-Evolving World of Legal Ethics,” and to earn one credit hour in ethics.