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Most legal management professionals require a hat rack to hold the caps of their various roles: accountant, marketer, recruiter, HR director, IT coordinator, drill sergeant, therapist, confidant … and, of course, fire marshal.
By now, law firms have moved most, if not all, of their applications and data storage to cloud-based platforms. Those who moved before the pandemic were prepared, and the disruption proved minimal to normal business operations. Those who moved after are catching up and will be ready for whatever the future holds for their business operations.
The Foundation of ALA is supporting students as they work toward careers in legal.
Creating an inclusive workplace for people with disabilities should be a top priority for law firms — especially considering how many individuals in the firm may be living with a disability or may develop one in the future. Unfortunately, many law firms overlook this critical demographic when crafting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies and programming.
Today’s firms are giving clients a front-row seat as they work toward their intended environmental goals.
Sustainability has become a key consideration in more than half of consumers’ product purchasing decisions — and it’s also increasingly factoring into legal services’ marketability.
The Successful Firm Project playbook event ‘Destination Development: A Successful Firm’s Approach to People, Process and Profit’ explored the ways in which Offit Kurman instills a culture of development through all aspects of the firm.
Email management for lawyers and professionals across most industries is a constant uphill battle. In fact, the average professional spends 28 percent of the workday reading and answering emails, according to McKinsey.
In this huddle about goal setting we shared how firms approach goals, reviewed common practices of successful goal setting and identified daily approaches to achievement.
Diversity and inclusion within our law firms is an important topic to discuss as it pertains not only to the overall well-being of our firms, but more importantly, the wellbeing of our firms’ most important resources, our people.
As the year winds down, I am trying to reflect back and actually remember what happened in 2021. Forget every day feeling like “Blursday” — this entire year went by in a flash, and I can barely differentiate between 2020 and 2021.