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Add a Valuable Dimension to Your Professional Development

Sessions offer you the potential to earn credit toward your professional certification. Demonstrate your competency and establish to your firm that you function with a high level of expertise in the field of legal management.

ALT-Track-360x360ALT (The Association of Legal Technologists)

  • OM14: Outsourcing IT Functions: Is It a Good Idea?
  • OM24: Legal Technology 101: Must Haves and More
  • OM25: Artificial Intelligence 101
  • OM34: Brave New Law Firm: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain



Cybersecurity-Track-360x360Cybersecurity

  • OM10: Cyber Scenario Simulated Firm Attacks
  • OM12: In the Cyber Trenches with a Legal Management Professional and Cyber Forensics Expert
  • OM13: The Legal Requirements Following a Data Breach



Profitability-Partner-Compensation-Track-360x360Profitability, Partner Compensation and Pricing

  • FM24: Rethinking Profitability in a Changing Marketplace
  • FM30: Rethinking Partner Compensation in a Changing Marketplace
  • FM31: Rethinking Pricing in a Changing Marketplace



Legal-Lean-Sigma-Track-360x360Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management Yellow Belt Certification Course

Join us for this two-day program that includes lectures, exercises, simulations, videos, discussions, group and table-team work, and demonstrations covering key Process Improvement (PI) methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma), tools, and concepts, and the stages of Project Management (PM). Held immediately after Annual Conference & Expo to minimize your time out of the office and reduce your travel expenses.

2018 ALA Annual Conference - Friday - 272-XL
2018 ALA Annual Conference - Thursday - 144-XL
2018 ALA Annual Conference - Thursday - 244-XL

Answers to Today’s Issues and Tomorrow’s Challenges 

Choose from more than 70 education sessions in five key legal management areas: Communications and Organizational Management, Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Operations Management/IT, and Legal Industry/Business Management.

Educational Hot Topics

Monday, April 15

  • CM10: Leading the Way: Inspiring Go-Getters and Game Changers
  • FM10: Costly Surprises: Hidden Tax Liabilities for Law Firms and How to Avoid Them
  • FM11: Best Practices in Support Staff Leverage: How to Run a more Efficient Law Firm and Improve Profit Margins While Maximizing Staff Productivity
  • OM10: Cyber 1 – Cyber Scenario Simulated Firm Attacks
  • OM12: Cyber 2 – In the Cyber Trenches with a Legal Management Professional and Cyber Forensics Expert
  • OM13: Cyber 3 – The Legal Requirements Following a Data Breach

Tuesday, April 16

  • CM20: Harnessing Headwinds
  • CM23: Creating a Culture of Excellence
  • FM24: Rethinking Profitability in a Changing Marketplace
  • LI21: Every Choice Has a Consequence
  • LI22: Improving Management Decisions Using Process Mapping and Industry Standards

Wednesday, April 17

  • CM30: Better Way to Great
  • CM33: Communicating with Influence and Impact in the High-Stakes Legal Environment
  • FM32: The Performance Metrics Dashboard: A Powerful Management Tool!  
  • HR33: Protecting Your Firm: Workplace Investigations
  • OM32: How Environmental Sustainability Drives Success in Operational Management