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What's Happening at Headquarters November/December 2020

There’s always a lot going on at ALA headquarters in Chicago. Here’s a snapshot of what’s in store for the coming weeks.

Register Now: ALA Right Now

Registration is now open for ALA Right Now: A Virtual Conference, takinglm-novdec2020-alarightnow place December 8–10. This event has a flexible, time-considerate schedule that’s ideal for the busy legal management professional. Each day will have a morning session, focusing on the personal or the individual, and an afternoon session, which expands the theme to the wider organization or even the legal industry as a whole:

  • December 8: Risk management with Chester D. White, RPLU ARM, Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Commercial Risk Solutions, Professional Services, at Aon Risk Services Northeast, Inc.
  • December 9: Remote work with Jennifer Cameron, Chief Executive Officer of Blend Me, Inc., and Kaleem Clarkson, Chief Operating Officer.
  • December 10: Resilience with Jane Bishop, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Take the Next Step

Register now!

Renew Your Membership

If your firm isn’t participating in Organizational Pricing, please renew your individual membership for 2021 term. If you renew before January 1, you’ll earn a free webinar with our thanks. Just await an email with instructions on how to redeem your complimentary gift.

Log in to your ALA profile at and view your account details. Renew online or by phone (847-267-1585) with a credit card. To renew by mail, print a personalized invoice and send it and a check to:

P.O. Box 95583
Chicago, IL 60694-5583

lm-novdec2020-50thShare Your Story!

ALA is celebrating its 50th Anniversary as an Association next year, and we’re asking members to help us celebrate by submitting their story to be featured in next year’s 50 Years, 50 Stories video campaign. Each week we’ll be highlighting a member’s story on our website and social media.

Filming your story is super easy. Follow the instructions on this webpage to easily record and upload your video. No professional acting experience required! The video will take less than 60 seconds to create and you’re free to respond to a prompt or tell your own story. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to [email protected].

ALA Needs Your Feedback

ALA members have intimate knowledge of the ways the Association currentlylm-novdec2020-membersurvey serves you and how other benefits could address the professional challenges you encounter. The biannual Member Needs Assessment is dedicated to quantifying and describing how ALA impacts its members.

This year, to make the Member Needs Assessment even easier to complete, it’s been divided into three brief online surveys:

Responses are due November 30. If you provide your contact information after completing each segment, you will be entered into a drawing for prizes. We appreciate your feedback.