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.

Legal Industry/Business 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

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Features


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.

Legal Industry/Business 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.




Columns


BIG IDEAS: ALA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S LETTER

Proud to be a 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: TRANSLATING TECH TO BUSINESS

Going to the Cloud … Are We There Yet?




Departments


INDUSTRY NEWS: LEGAL MANAGEMENT UPDATES

Tips for Using Tech to Better Manage Legal Holds

TIPS AND TRENDS: INDUSTRY ADVICE AND DEVELOPMENTS

Legal Real Estate Reaches a Tipping Point




ALA Now


ALA FACES: MEMBER AND CHAPTER NEWS

Anniversaries, Awards and Appointments
News from the Foundation of ALA: The Spirit of the Volunteer

AT ALA: ASSOCIATION NEWS AND EVENTS

What’s Happening at Headquarters?