White Papers

ALA will produce several white papers in which we deliver knowledge and insights in critical areas within the business of law. These white papers will identify hot topics that are currently trending in the industry, provide detailed information and analysis of the topics’ impact, and outline actionable solutions.  

The goal is to have four to five white papers covering topics that fall within our knowledge areas of Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Legal Industry/Business Management, Communication and Organizational Management, and Operations Management. 

The following white papers are available for download: 

"The Risk: Cybersecurity Dangers During and After COVID-19" - November 2020

"COVID-19: Retooling the Legal Machine" – October 2020

"COVID-19 Has Changed Law Firm Operations and Management Dramatically — What Happens Now?" – August 2020

"Market Research Reveals That North American Law Firms Expect to Lose 58% of Their Legal Secretaries – February 2020

"Workplace Violence and Its Effects on Your Firm: The Need for Change and the Steps to Prevention" – November 2019

"The Changing Role of Law Firm Leadership" – September 2019

"The Principles of Partner Compensation" – November 2018

"The Changing Role of the Legal Secretary– October 2018
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"7 Steps to Better Profitability: Integrating Process Improvement, Legal Project Management and Pricing" – August 2018

"The Client Cost Conundrum: Legal Service Pricing in a Post-Recession Market" – February 2016