Monthly Archives: February 2012
[ February 23, 2012; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] Lunch & Learn SeriesFebruary 23, 201211:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.Headliners Club, 20th Floor, Chase Tower221 West Sixth Street, Austin, Texas
Ready, Aim, Speak! By Toni Beasley
Successfully delivering an idea, procedure or policy requires confidence and skill; however, before you utter that first word, you must take some important steps to be prepared. Toni Beasley will give [...]
[ February 22, 2012; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Employee Handbooks For Law Firms – Careful, Careful! (HR)
We don’t need no stinking handbook! Yes . . . . we do. In today’s litigious environment, employee handbooks are essential for all employers. They are the most important tool for ensuring that policies are enforced properly and personnel matters are handled consistently, thus protecting your firm from future liability. Join this session to discuss the important dos and don’ts in drafting a handbook for your law firm without creating employee contracts.
•Explain why having an employee handout is essential for your law firm
•List essential handbook policies for all employees
•Identify and create specific policies that are unique to a law practice
Michael S. Cohen, J.D., is a Partner at Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia in the firm’s Employment Services Practice Group. A highly-rated ALA speaker, he has trained and counseled employees throughout the country on employment subjects, including harassment prevention, diversity, discipline, hiring, firing, recruiting, performance evaluations and compliance.
CLMSM Credit for live program only: 2 hours of credit in the category of Writing Skills (CM) for those seeking to fulfill the CLM application and 2 hours in the subject area of Communication & Organization Management (CM) for CLM Recertification.
This Webinar has been approved for recertification credit toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).
[ March 29, 2012; ] The Education & Program Committee proudly announces
Connie Cornell,Cornell Smith & Mierl
as the speaker for our Spring Educational Seminar.
CLM Credit for applicant and recertification has been approved.
More details to follow, but save the date because THIS you won’t want to miss!
[ February 9, 2012; 7:30 am to 9:00 am. ] Featuring John J. Michalik, J.D.Former Executive Director of the Association of Legal Administratorsand Author of The Extraordinary Managing PartnerLocation: The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel, Capital Ballroom 701 Congress AvenueRSVP to email@example.com or 512-454-6864Valet Parking Provided
[ February 10, 2012 to February 11, 2012. ] Location: Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont, Illinois
Two-day event near ALA headquarters that allows Regional Leadership Teams to learn the responsibilities of their upcoming volunteer positions.
[ February 14, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Location: Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
Address: 401 Congress Avenue, Suite 2200
Contact: James Cornell / Elaine Nielsen