Join your peers to discuss current problems and share solutions unique to the personal injury plaintiff practice. This idea exchange combines round-table discussion and informal sharing for an exceptional networking experience. You will determine the topics, which may include human resources, strategic planning, marketing, financial management, and computer hardware and software issues for personal injury firms.
Join your fellow Intellectual Property (IP) administrators to discuss current issues that are unique to the IP administrator. Both new and experienced IP administrators are welcome to this great networking opportunity. Share information, ideas and best practices in an informal setting, which promises to be both engaging and valuable. All participants are encouraged to bring topics of interest, questions and issues to discuss.
Moderator: James Crosset, CLM, Wood Herron & Evans, LLP
Meet your colleagues and brainstorm issues relevant to the special challenges involved in managing your firm with 31 to 99 attorneys day to day. Come with questions, concerns and solutions to discuss with your peers. You determine the discussion topics that may include marketing, recruiting and medium-size firm overhead. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with your colleagues and discuss the relevant issues of the medium-size firm.
What better time to join your fellow administrators who are facing today's corporate and government challenges? This will be an opportunity to discuss issues and topics of mutual interest to both corporate and government sectors submitted by participants prior to the Conference.
Moderator: Ann Marie McLaughlin, State Street Corporation
Whether you plan to seek CLM certification and have questions, or are just curious as to what it's all about, you won't want to miss this idea exchange. Get firsthand advice from experienced CLMs who will provide valuable tips on how to prepare for the certification exam, including how to develop focused study habits and overcome stumbling blocks.
This is the ideal time for formal and informal information sharing, and for creating a network of support while preparing for the CLM exam. This will be an interactive exchange, so bring all your questions! In addition, members of the ALA Certification Committee will be available in the ALA Booth to answer questions throughout the Conference.
Join your peers from firms with 100 or more attorneys to discuss issues unique to you and your firm. Share best practices and pose questions on operational issues and other matters critical to your firm. By connecting with your peers, you will take away a wealth of information and practical tips that you can implement right away. Be sure to bring your questions and topics for discussion. Any ALA member in a setting with 100 or more attorneys is welcome to this idea exchange.
Moderator: Paul Sicari, McDermott Will & Emery, LLP
This unique idea exchange is open to the principal administrator in a law firm having, in all locations combined, 100 or more attorneys. Come with questions, concerns and solutions to discuss with your peers who are also managing large firms. You select the topics, which may include business planning, developing talent, lateral partner hiring and evaluating client profitability.
Note: There can only be one person from a law firm who qualifies as the principal administrator.
Moderator: Michael E. Palmer, Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Do you do it all in your firm of one to 30 attorneys? This idea exchange is for you! Join your peers to share ideas and issues relevant to the day-to-day aspects of running the business of the small firm. You will have an opportunity to determine the topics for discussion, such as marketing, recruiting and small firm overhead.
Scott R. Dotson, CLM, CPA, Croley Davidson & Huie, PLLC
This is the ideal place to meet administrators from around the world, connect with other international administrators and discuss the unique issues affecting your firms. U.S. administrators are also welcome to join this discussion. Discussion topics may include issues that are common to managing legal offices anywhere, as well as issues unique to your country.
Moderator: Barbara A. Foley, CLM, RatnerPrestia, PC
Don't miss this chance to join firm administrators and human resource (HR) specialists in a lively discussion of the vital issues surrounding day-to-day HR solutions. Connect with your peers to discuss how HR managers and other department heads are thinking strategically to prepare for the future. Bring your questions and share your ideas about various HR functions.