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EAST BAY ALA CONNECTION


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EAST BAY CHAPTER - CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Ask the Experts at Armanino

May 28, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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Come hear best practices about PPP Loan Forgiveness, "Back to Work," and much more

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ApPEERing Productive: Collaboration Zoom Workshop on Productivity Techniques

June 10, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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Strategic, practical, and applicable tips to improve productivity.

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East Bay Chapters Book Club Meeting

June 17, 2020
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

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NEXT READ "Educated" by Tara Westover

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CYBER CHAPTER OF ALA FREE WEBINAR SERIES

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BUSINESS PARTNER ARTICLE

Armanino News

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ALA CALENDAR - Upcoming Deadlines and Events

   CALENDAR
MAY 26 ALA Hangout: Join on Zoom
MAY 27 ALA Webinar: Word Power Hour
MAY 27 Small Firm Meetup: Join on Zoom
MAY 29 ALA Roundtable: Remote Working: Is It Here to Stay?
JUN. 2 ALA Hangout: Join on Zoom
JUN. 3 Small Firm Meetup: Join on Zoom
JUN. 4 ALA Webinar: Outlook Power Hour
JUN. 4 Virtual Town Hall: Join on Zoom
JUN. 9 ALA Hangout: Join on Zoom
JUN. 9 Chapter Leader Educational Series: Chapter Board Transition Webcast
JUN. 10 Small Firm Meetup: Join on Zoom
JUN. 12 Deadline for the 2021 Annual Conference call for presentations
JUN. 18 Chapter Leader Educational Series: Chapter Board Transition Roundtable
JUL. 2 Virtual Town Hall: Join on Zoom
JUL. 10 Deadline to contribute to the 2020 Compensation and Benefits Survey
 
SEP. 30 Mental Health First Aid Certification, Washington, D.C.
SEP. 30 Managing for Impact, Washington, D.C.
OCT. 28 C4 The Legal Industry™ Conference, San Diego, CA

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ALA INDUSTRY NEWS

INDUSTRY NEWS
Court closures and trial delays have already endangered the due process of many defendants, and lots of civil suits are at a standstill. Even once courts reopen, clients, juries and others will be reluctant to spend such long periods in close quarters. Are virtual trials the answer? Or are there too many cons to justify the pros? | Above the Law
Of course we’re supposed to try to achieve a well-balanced life, seeking equal success in various areas. But that’s a laughable goal during the pandemic — try for well-being instead, and don’t feel guilty about doing “just enough” in one area while prioritizing another. | Attorney at Work via PDAC
Caregiving benefits were already trending in popularity before now, but the pandemic-related expansion in workers needing time off to care for children and ailing family members has brought the issue to the forefront. | SHRM
 
BONUS: Check out a Legal Management feature from the May issue, “ Handle with Care,” which approaches this topic from a law firm perspective.
This article records how many chief financial officers and other finance professionals are exhibiting grace under pressure and serving as role models even as they face re-assessing their budgets and revenue forecasts. | Strategic Finance
Among their many other responsibilities, some legal management professionals also act as a traffic cop, directing workflows so that no one person, team or department is overloaded. That job is made tougher by working remotely — here’s how you can still manage caseloads from home. | Law Practice Today

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ALA FREE SOLUTIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION
 
One way to take a quick break from work? Pop an earbud in and fire up an episode of the Legal Management Talk podcast — each one is generally no longer than 20 minutes yet full of edifying information for legal management professionals. Check out the latest releases on the ALA website, BlogTalkRadio or Apple Podcasts:
 

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EAST BAY CHAPTER JOB BANK

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Job Posting
May. 13, 2020

 

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ALA VIP PARTNERS

Did you know your ALA membership provides member-exclusive VIP services and discounts from nationally known companies to assist your firm? Log in to ALA and check out the VIP Program Overview for more information about ALA business partners. https://www.alanet.org/about/vip-program


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ALA LEGAL MARKETPLACE

Your ALA membership provides you with access to the ALA Legal Marketplace where you will find a wealth of information regarding business partners, organized by category. Log in to ALA and visit the ALA Legal Marketplace for more information. http://legalmarketplace.alanet.org/

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Visit ALA’s free, one-stop resource for business solutions and services, and a competitive edge for you and your legal organization.Legal Marketplace features enhanced business partner profiles, interactive content, and easy-to-navigate solution categories.

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CERTIFIED LEGAL MANAGER (CLM)

The Road to Becoming a Certified Legal Manager

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