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The following Calendar of Events is a listing of meetings and other events sponsored by the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), its regions and its chapters. Also incorporated into this listing are educational programs, industry expositions and similar activities directed to the legal management profession.

 
Calendar Additions

Additions to ALA's Calendar of Events are welcome and proposed listings may be directed to ALA Headquarters by fax (847.267.1329) or by e-mail. Proposed listings should include the following:

  date and time;
name/title of event or meeting;
sponsoring group;
location of event or meeting;
contact person(s) for further information as well as phone, fax and/or e-mail;
speaker name; and
program cost (if any).

ALA reserves the exclusive right to determine the inclusion or omission of proposed calendar listings, as well as the right to edit material which is submitted for listing.

 
 
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February 2016
 
2 CM eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Linda Hardenstein, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
2 ALA Webinar - Legal Process Improvement; Going Lean Without Getting HeavyAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
4 ALA Webinar - Trimming the FatAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
4 LI eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Tracey Gallegos, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
9 CM eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Linda Hardenstein, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
11 LI eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Tracey Gallegos, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
15 Presidents' Day, ALA Headquarters ClosedAdd to Calendar
 

 
16 CM eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Linda Hardenstein, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
17 ALA Webinar - Expansion Strategies to Grow Your FirmAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
18 LI eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Tracey Gallegos, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
18 - 20 ALA Human Resources Conference for Legal ProfessionalsAdd to Calendar
 
Place: Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive, Orlando, FL
Contact: Jeanne Schehl, ALA Headquarters

 
23 ALA Webinar - Leveraging the Power of Employee Engagement in GovernmentAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
23 CM eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Linda Hardenstein, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
25 LI eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Tracey Gallegos, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
March 2016
 
3 ALA Webinar - Five Employment Law Issues that Should Keep Every Law Firm Administrator Awake at Night and What to Do About ThemAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
4 - 5 Association Leadership Institute (ALI)Add to Calendar
 
Place: Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare
Contact: Nicole Larson, ALA Headquarters

 
6 IDEA Awards CommitteeAdd to Calendar
 
Place: Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare
Contact: Nicole Larson, ALA Headquarters

 
16 ALA Webinar - Outsmart Your Stressors!Add to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
23 OM eLearning Course: Week 1 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: David Oxley, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
24 HR 1 eLearning Course: Week 1 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
30 OM eLearning Course: Week 2 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: David Oxley, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
31 HR 1 eLearning Course: Week 2 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
April 2016
 
5 ALA Webinar - The Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles®Add to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
6 OM eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: David Oxley, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
7 HR 1 eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
7 ALA Webinar - Managing Partner / Firm Leader Integration Add to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
12 ALA Webinar - USPTO eMod Text Pilot ProgramAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
13 OM eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: David Oxley, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
14 HR 1 eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
19 ALA Webinar - Litigation Funding: Ethical ResponsibilitiesAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
20 ALA Webinar - Brand Yourself! How to Differentiate Yourself and Stand Out in a CrowdAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
20 OM eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: David Oxley, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
21 HR 1 eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
27 OM eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: David Oxley, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
28 HR 1 eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
May 2016
 
5 ALA Webinar - Part 1: Mapping – the Essentials of a Powerful Process Improvement ToolAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
18 ALA Webinar - Part 2: Mapping – Expanding on the Essentials of a Powerful Process Improvement ToolAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
22 - 25 2016 ALA Annual Conference & ExpoAdd to Calendar
 
Place: Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Susan Hanf, ALA Headquarters

 
30 Memorial Day, ALA Headquarters ClosedAdd to Calendar
 

 
June 2016
 
2 ALA Webinar - Cloud Computing 2.0: The Next Wave of Technology for Law FirmsAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
8 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 1 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
9 HR 2 eLearning Course: Week 1 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
15 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 2 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
15 ALA Webinar - Innovating Legal Practice through Talent ManagementAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
16 HR 2 eLearning Course: Week 2 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
21 ALA Webinar - Working through the Bureaucratic Red Tape of Decision-MakingAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
22 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
23 HR 2 eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
29 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
30 HR 2 eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
July 2016
 
4 Independence Day, ALA Headquarters ClosedAdd to Calendar
 

 
6 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
7 HR 2 eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
7 ALA Webinar - Kick Up Your Internal Training: How Adults LearnAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
13 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
14 HR 2 eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST
Speaker: John Jakovenko, CLM, MBA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
19 ALA Webinar - Budgeting Between Settlements: Avoiding the Cash CrunchAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
20 ALA Webinar - Creating Proactive LeadershipAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
21 - 23 ALA's Chapter Leadership InstituteAdd to Calendar
 
Place: Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Contact: Nicole Larson, ALA Headquarters

 
August 2016
 
2 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 1 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
3 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 1 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
4 ALA Webinar - Creating High-Performance Practice GroupsAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
4 - 6 Large Firm Principal Administrators RetreatAdd to Calendar
 
Place: Silverado Resort and Spa - Napa, CA
Contact: Christopher Kirbabas, ALA Headquarters

 
9 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 2 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
10 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 2 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
16 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
17 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
17 ALA Webinar - Client Intelligence is the New Competitive IntelligenceAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
23 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
24 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
30 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
31 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
September 2016
 
1 ALA Webinar - Developing Leaders in Your Law FirmAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
5 Labor Day, ALA Headquarters ClosedAdd to Calendar
 

 
6 ALA Webinar - USPTO New Patent Center ToolAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
6 FM 1 eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
7 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Dasher, CLM, CPA
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
8 - 10 Business of Law Conference - EastAdd to Calendar
 
Place: Westin Boston Waterfront - Boston, MA
Contact: Patty Olejnik, ALA Headquarters

 
21 ALA Webinar - Punctuation MattersAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
October 2016
 
4 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 1 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
6 ALA Webinar - Accounts Receivable–Can I Write You a Check?Add to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
6 - 8 Business of Law Conference- WestAdd to Calendar
 
Place: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown- Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Patty Olejnik, ALA Headquarters

 
11 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 2 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
18 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 3 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
19 ALA Webinar - Tomorrow’s Information Governance – Understanding the Lifecycle of InformationAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
25 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 4 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
27 - 29 Business of Law Conference - CentralAdd to Calendar
 
Place: JW Marriott Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Patty Olejnik, ALA Headquarters

 
November 2016
 
1 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 5 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
3 ALA Webinar - Communication Strategies for Building Trust in the WorkplaceAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
8 FM 2 eLearning Course: Week 6 Live Lesson (WebEx)Add to Calendar
 
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM CST
Speaker: Lisa Waligorski, CLM
Contact: Aaron Itczak, ALA Headquarters

 
16 ALA Webinar - HR Checklists: Essential in Riding the Firm and Employee Life CyclesAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
24 - 25 Thanksgiving Holiday, ALA Headquarters ClosedAdd to Calendar
 

 
December 2016
 
1 ALA Webinar - Cyber Liability Insurance –What You Need to KnowAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
21 ALA Webinar - Outsourcing: Choosing the Right CompanyAdd to Calendar
 
Contact: Peggy Siems, ALA Headquarters

 
26 Christmas, ALA Headquarters ClosedAdd to Calendar
 

 
 
 
 
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