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Elevate Your Career in Legal Management

The Association of Legal Administrator's 2017 Annual Conference & Expo is the premier opportunity to step up your leadership skills, fast-forward your career, and make new connections in the business of law. You can count on dynamic educational programming that will give you a clear path to the peak of the industry. Please contact ala@alanet.org with any questions.

Educational Sessions to Drive You Forward

20202020 Education Track: Core competency sessions will help prepare you for what lies ahead in the future of the business of law.
LPMLegal Project Management Education Track: Sweeping changes in today’s legal marketplace have created incentives for law firms to manage legal matters more efficiently and effectively. Legal Project Management, a task-based approach to work process, provides the tools to better respond to client demands.
BasicBasic Education Track: Sessions offered in this track are available for all attendees with any working knowledge within the field of study. No advance preparation is necessary.
IntermediateIntermediate Education Track: Sessions offered in this track assume that attendees have a working knowledge in the field of study and have fewer than 10 years in the legal industry.
AdvancedAdvanced Education Track: Sessions offered in this track assume that attendees have more than 10 years of experience and/or an advanced degree in the field of study.
Virtual-Conference-Button-80-x-80Virtual Conference: Select sessions will be televised via simulcast.

Answers to Today's Issues and Tomorrow's Challenges

Choose from more than 80 education sessions in five key legal management areas: Communications and Organizational Management, Finance Management, Human Resources Management, Operations Management/IT and Legal Industry/Business Management. Download the PDF list of sessions. 

Hot Topics

Communications/Organizational Management

CM14 Old School, New School: Engaging, Retaining and Managing Change in a Multigenerational Workplace
Speaker: Lora Haines
April 3
1:45-3:15 p.m.

Financial Management

FM32 Payroll Mistakes that Can Land You in Hot Water
Speaker: Lauraine Bifulco
April 5
1:15-2:30 p.m.

Human Resources Management

HR30 Marijuana in the Workplace
Speaker: Mary A. Celeste
April 5
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Operations Management

OM20 Hacking: The Threat from Within
Speakers: Rob Kleeger, Pamela Blank Woodruff
April 4
2:45-4:15 p.m.

Legal Industry/Business Management

LI32 Alternative Approaches to Secretarial Support
Speakers: Mark Santiago, P. Douglas Benson, Gera Vaz
April 5
1:15-2:45 p.m.

Diversity and Inclusion

Leading with Inclusion Idea Exchange
April 2
3:15-4:30 p.m.

ALA's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
Watch the video below to learn about this important committee.

Diversity Committee Video