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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 25, 2015 – The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) has opened enrollment for two new eLearning courses focusing on the Human Resources and Operations Management/IT subject areas. These newly developed curricula offer dynamic and fresh ideas that align with trends in the legal industry regarding Performance Management & Compensation and Technology & Facilities Management. Those who wish to earn Certified Legal Manager (CLM) educational credits may do so through these innovative online sessions. The business of law is changing every day, and ALA’s eLearning Center is designed to meet the needs of industry leaders […]


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Lincolnshire, IL., (Law Firm Newswire) February 3, 2015 – Legal Management magazine, an award-winning provider of news and solutions for professionals in the business of law, is now available by subscription. Members of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) automatically receive the magazine as part of their membership, and now all legal professionals can get an insider’s look. Legal Management features the issues of vital importance to law firm managing partners, executive directors, legal administrators and functional specialists. Every month readers gain essential information on legal industry trends, law firm and corporate legal department management, including proven efficiency models, strategic […]


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Lincolnshire, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 13, 2014 – The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) announced today a partnership with NESSO Strategies to develop strategic leadership programs and interactive educational content for law firm leadership. “High performance leadership is essential to success in today’s legal environment,” states ALA Executive Director Oliver Yandle. “We are thrilled to partner with Nesso Strategies in delivering this engaging and insightful educational program.” The two organizations will collaborate and leverage respective strengths, ALA providing solutions to critical challenges faced by professionals in the legal business industry; and NESSO Strategies bringing a wealth of knowledge and […]


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Lincolnshire, IL (Law Firm Newswire) May 23, 2014 Lincolnshire, IL (Law Firm Newswire) May 23, 2014 – At its Conference & Expo in Toronto this week, the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) inducted its board of directors for 2014-15. Leading the association and serving as President for 2014-15 is Paula Barnes of Burr & Forman in Nashville, Tennessee and Paul Farnsworth of Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP in Rochester, New York continuing his service as Past President of the Board. The Board includes the following individuals: President: Paula K. Barnes Burr & Forman, LLP Nashville, TN President-Elect: Teresa Walker Waller Lansden […]


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Lincolnshire, IL (Law Firm Newswire) May 23, 2014 – The Association of Legal Administrators’ (ALA) IDEA Awards program recognizes new practices that deliver great value and transformational impact to the legal community through innovative achievement. Awards are presented to ALA chapters, committees, regions, individuals, firms, or organizations (including business partners) that create unique and innovative programs, services, and events. Recipients of the inaugural IDEA Awards include: ALA Regions 1 & 3 Conference Planning Team: “Transgender Insights & Perspectives” The team convened a panel of transgendered legal professionals to address conference attendees in October 2013. Through a candid and honest dialogue, […]


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Lincolnshire, IL (Law Firm Newswire) January 22, 2014 – The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) announced this week the launch of its magazine, Legal Management in all-digital format and an increased frequency from eight times per year to twelve. With a focus on the trends, strategies and products that are shaping the future of the business of law, the fully digital publication strives to fulfill ALA’s forward-looking mission in the legal industry. Articles and advertisements have interactive functionality that launches supporting content such as video, podcasts, illustrations or presentations, enabling the reader to gain a deeper understanding of the topic. […]


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Competition sponsored by the Association of Legal Administrators in conjunction with the Burton Awards Lincolnshire, Ill. (Law Firm Newswire) June 6, 2013 – Six U.S. law firms received Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) “Best Law Firm Publications” awards at the annual Burton Awards for Legal Achievement, held June 3 at The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The ALA Awards, consisting of six categories, were open only to ALA members and their firms or legal departments. The following law firms were recognized for using plain, clear and concise legal writing in their publications and/or communications vehicles: BEST LAW FIRM ADVERTISEMENT […]


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