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November 13, 2014
 

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Members Answer Tough Office Questions
ALA has partnered with Attorney at Work to help answer those tough office questions with advice from your fellow members. In the latest from ALA’s “Ask the Experts” series, your peers provided perspective on the following situation: For a smaller firm without a huge budget, what kinds of creative perks could we offer employees to show appreciation, to help boost morale and motivation?
Read their answers from the November post.

Quicker, Easier Way to Access Membership Info
Members may now print or save their ALA digital ID card and membership certificate directly from the My Account tab on www.alanet.org. Log in for access to this convenient feature, get your ALA digital member ID card, and never forget your ID number again. You may also print as many copies of your personalized ALA membership certificate as you need and easily display one in every office.
Contact membership with questions about this new benefit.

Chapter vs. Chapter Final Results
Your attendance at ALA’s Business of Law and Specialty Conferences earned chapters a total of $8,000 in scholarship funds through the Chapter vs. Chapter Scholarship Challenge. Las Vegas, Oregon, Fort Worth and Middle Tennessee Chapters each earned scholarships to fund any 2015 ALA education opportunity.
View the final results.

ALA Members Pay It Forward at HR Conference
Many thanks to all who participated in the “Hiring Our Heroes” veteran outreach program in Las Vegas, Nevada. ALA’s Human Resources Conference for Legal Professionals Committee partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program to put on this event. More than 200 men’s and women’s suits in addition to other business attire pieces were collected. Some veterans also received education on résumé writing, online job searches and job interviews.
Hear what the local news reported about the program.
 

 

Associationnews

November Is Native American Heritage Month
Learn more about it, and find ideas for celebrating the Native American culture in the monthly diversity tip sheet by Denise J. Abston, Oklahoma City Chapter President and member of the ALA Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.
Read more here.

Elevate Your Leaders and Leadership
The inaugural Managing Partner/Executive Director Forum taking place February 23-24, 2015, in Orlando, Florida, brings together law firm leadership in a first ever collaborative event. This educational event is a partnership between ALA and Nesso Strategies, and aims to elevate law firm leadership to new levels of success.
Learn more and register for The Managing Partner/Executive Director Forum.

ALA’s Book of the Month Featuring HR
Law Firm Human Resources features human resources directors from the nation's leading firms. The book guides readers through the responsibilities of a human resources executive, including benefits administration, compensation, recruiting and training, and discusses what makes these responsibilities unique in the law firm setting.
Find out how to get a copy today.

Spend Five Minutes — Renew for a Year
In just five minutes, you can renew your ALA membership for a whole year. Don’t miss out on access to practical knowledge, modern resources, thought leadership, networking and industry events.
Renew your ALA membership for 2015. 
 

 
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