Events

PLAA Events Center

Upcoming events

    • 05 Feb 2015
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Ogletree & Deakins - One PPG Place - 19th Floor

    ALA Webinar - Leadership Styles (Clarified!)

    As a legal administrator holding a senior position in your firm, you're likely an accomplished manager.  Charged with the unenviable task of ensuring effective and efficient operations, you're typically stuck between balancing the conflicting expectations of the lawyers an dthose of the front-line staff.  No easy task.  But this is the task of a leader more than a manager.  In this one-hour webinar, author and educator, Cy Charney, will help to bring clarity and sanity to the challenges of from the middle.  He'll offer some different approaches allowing you to find the one that "fits" your situation best, along with some tools that can be put into proactice immediately.

    OBJECTIVES:

         * Determine the differences between leaders and managers

         * Identify why leadership is a key to personal and professional success

         * Review the best theories on the attributes of great leaders

         * Examine one aspect of leadership - coaching - and see how it can be applied in a legal setting to raise the performance bar.

     

    Please Register on-line or email ljbalog@burnswhite.com -- We will cancel the webinar if  there are less than three registrations.

    CLM Recertification Credit:  1 hour credit in the subject area of Communications & Organizational Management.

     

    • 18 Feb 2015
    • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 4th Floor, 301 Grant Street

    Notice of General Meeting

     

    Speaker:

    Lynn Ramsey, Esq., Director of Fund Development for Neighborhood Legal Services Association

     

    Topic:

    Overview of Neighborhood Legal Services and the Gridiron Gold event

     

    Business Partners: 

    Jon Strothers of RICOH

     

    Lunch Options (select one) PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS MEETING IS SCHEDULED ON ASH WEDNESDAY WHEN MAKING YOUR MEAL SELECTION.

    Yucatan Shrimp Salad - Crisp Romaine, Grilled Shrimp, Corn and Black Bean Salsa, Avocado Ranch Dressing and Crispy Tortilla Strips

    Asparagus, Roasted Pepper and Brie Stuffed Boneless Chicken Breast - Honey Mustard Veloute

     

    Registration
    Please respond NO LATER THAN Friday February 13, 2015 via the PLAA website online registration, mail or email your reservation to:

    Patty Haeck

    Secretary

    Pittsburgh Legal Administrators Association

    Cipriani & Werner PC

    650 Washington Rd, Suite 700

    Pittsburgh, PA  15228

    phaeck@c-wlaw.com

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    • 18 Feb 2015
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Ogletree & Deakins - One PPG Place - 19th Floor

    ALA Webinar - Partner Compensation: Developing Effective Compensation Plans

    Is your firm's existing methods of partner compensation holding your firm back from realizing its potential?  To achieve success, law firms must think strategically and provide incentives that support their goals.  And in an increasingly competitive industry, law firms must structure partner compensation systems to not only reward top performers but one that also supports the implementation of the firm's strategy.  Join this webinar to explore the elements of a successful partner compensation system that aligns with your firm's strategy.

    OBJECTIVES:

         * Identify current best practices in structuring compensation systems

         * Analyze partner performance in the context of partner compensation structures

         * Align compensation with the strategic goals for the firm 

         * Describe how to ensure the effective application of bonuses.

     

    Please Register on-line or email ljbalog@burnswhite.com -- We will cancel the webinar if  there are less than three registrations.

    CLM Recertification Credit:  1 hour credit in the subject area of Financial Management.

     

Past events

22 Jan 2015 ALA Webinar - SEND: Effective E-Mail Messaging
13 Jan 2015 ALA Webinar - It's 2015: What's New In Managing & Providing Access to Email and Other Electronic Records in the Public Sector?
13 Jan 2015 Leading with Integrity - Education Session
08 Jan 2015 ALA Webinar - Jump-Starting Your Team for the New Year
17 Dec 2014 ALA Webinar - Problem Solving: Tips and Techniques
16 Dec 2014 December 2014 General Meeting
09 Dec 2014 ALA Webinar - Electronic Billing & Matter Management: They Were Always Meant For Each Other
19 Nov 2014 ALA Webinar - Microsoft OneNote, The Everything Bucket You've Been Looking for
19 Nov 2014 November 2014 General Meeting
11 Nov 2014 ALA Webinar - Risk Management Considerations in IP Practice
06 Nov 2014 ALA Webinar - Financial Management - It's More Than Just Billing and Collection
03 Nov 2014 Thanksgiving Food Drive
16 Oct 2014 WORKPLACE SECURITY - Education Session
15 Oct 2014 ALA Webinar - Change Management
02 Oct 2014 ALA Webinar - Leading The Way Strategically
17 Sep 2014 ALA Webinar - Billing and Collections: No One Told Me I Would Have To Do This!"
17 Sep 2014 September 2014 General Meeting
09 Sep 2014 ALA Webinar - Writing for Legal Administrators
04 Sep 2014 ALA Webinar - Having Fun With the Hungry, Hungry HIPAA Hurdles: An Update on HIPAA Compliance
20 Aug 2014 ALA Webinar - The Mystery Revealed: Completing Professional Liability Contracts
12 Aug 2014 THE "SECRET" TO WINNING WITH TECHNOLOGY - Education Session
07 Aug 2014 ALA Webinar - Legal Secretaries: The Future of Law Firm Staffing
22 Jul 2014 ALA Webinar - Financial Tips for Contingent Fee Practices: How Do You Manage?
16 Jul 2014 ALA Webinar - Cyber/Privacy Insurance: What's the Deal?
02 Jul 2014 ALA Webinar - Listening Pays: Be a Better Legal Administrator Through the Power of Listening
18 Jun 2014 ALA Webinar - The Paradox of Profits & Using Metrics That Matter
18 Jun 2014 June 2014 General Meeting
13 Jun 2014 PLAA Business Partner Exhibit Show
05 Jun 2014 ALA Webinar - ACA Compliance in 2014: Mundane or Time Consuming and Problematic?
21 May 2014 ALA Webinar - MEDICARE: THE INS & OUTS
13 May 2014 ALA Webinar - The Basics of Understanding and Working With Government Contracts
08 May 2014 HIPAA Compliance for Law Firms - Education Session
01 May 2014 ALA Webinar - Leading with Integrity
24 Apr 2014 Generational Leadership - Education Session
03 Apr 2014 ALA Webinar - 24/7 Surviving or Thriving?
27 Mar 2014 Recordkeeping Practices - Education Session
19 Mar 2014 ALA Webinar - Persuasive Writing Skills
19 Mar 2014 21st Annual Attorney/Administrator Event
06 Mar 2014 ALA Webinar - Working with Excel PivotTables - Part I
19 Feb 2014 ALA Webinar - RFP Drafting for Legal Industry Professionals
19 Feb 2014 February 2014 General Meeting
13 Feb 2014 Health Care Reform EXCHANGES Public & Private - Education Session
06 Feb 2014 ALA Webinar - Conducting Effective Performance Reviews
29 Jan 2014 CHANGE MANAGEMENT 101 - Education Session
15 Jan 2014 ALA Webinar - Safeguarding Assets and Related Internal Controls
17 Dec 2013 December 2013 General Meeting
20 Nov 2013 November 2013 General Meeting
14 Nov 2013 E-BILLING BEST PRACTICES - Education Session
13 Nov 2013 ALA Webinar - The Ethics of Email and Social Media
01 Nov 2013 THANK YOU RECEPTION -THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE
24 Oct 2013 ALA - 2013 Regions 1 & 3 Conference & Expo
17 Oct 2013 RISK MANAGEMENT - Education Session
16 Oct 2013 ALA Webinar - Saying the Hard Things with Aloha
18 Sep 2013 ALA Webinar - Forecasting the Realistic Budget
12 Sep 2013 IN THE BALANCE - Tools to Increase Your Personal and Professional Productivity
22 Aug 2013 HEALTHCARE REFORM UPDATE
21 Aug 2013 ALA Webinar - Financial Reporting Methods that Allow Intelligent Business Decisions
25 Jul 2013 THE EVOLVING ROLE OF THE LEGAL SECRETARY
17 Jul 2013 ALA Webinar - Negotiate the Lease: Maneuver the Maze of Real Estate Options
19 Jun 2013 ALA Webinar - Leveraging Technology for Small Firms
19 Jun 2013 June 2013 General Meeting
13 Jun 2013 PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS, A Results-Oriented Approach
07 Jun 2013 PLAA Business Partner Exhibit Show
30 May 2013 Considering the Rooney Rule and Other Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Small and Mid-Sized Firms
15 May 2013 ALA Webinar - Marketing (Mis)Alignment
17 Apr 2013 ALA Webinar - Mentoring
20 Mar 2013 20th Annual Attorney/Administrator Event
13 Mar 2013 Business Partner Appreciation Event
07 Mar 2013 Managing Technology for the Non-technical and Technical Managers
20 Feb 2013 ALA Webinar - Profitable Law Firms - There's no APP for That
13 Feb 2013 February 2013 General Meeting
06 Feb 2013 ALA Webinar - Document, Document, Document
16 Jan 2013 ALA Webinar - MS Office Tips and Tricks for Law Firms
10 Jan 2013 Goals and Adversity Training - Education Session
19 Dec 2012 December 2012 General Meeting
14 Nov 2012 ALA Webinar - Dealing with Substance Abuse in the Workplace
14 Nov 2012 November 2012 General Meeting
01 Nov 2012 GOING GREEN: What Does It Take? What Does It Mean?
17 Oct 2012 ALA Webinar - Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
19 Sep 2012 ALA Webinar - Of Foxes, Hedgehogs and Law Firm Profitability
19 Sep 2012 September 2012 General Meeting
13 Sep 2012 PLAA's Wheel of Opportunity 2012 Education Conference
23 Aug 2012 BUDGETING 2012/2013
15 Aug 2012 ALA Webinar - Records Management: The Bermuda Triangle
24 Jul 2012 Health Care Reform
18 Jul 2012 ALA Webinar - Change Leadership: A Boot Camp to Drive Organizational Change
20 Jun 2012 ALA Webinar - Technology Management: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
20 Jun 2012 2012 PLAA Compensation Survey Deadline
15 Jun 2012 PLAA Business Partner Exhibit Show
13 Jun 2012 June 2012 General Meeting
24 May 2012 New Member Luncheon
23 May 2012 Education Session - Disaster Recovery & Cybersecurity
21 May 2012 2012 PLAA Compensation Survey
21 Mar 2012 19th Annual Attorney/Administrator Event
08 Mar 2012 Business Partner Appreciation Event
23 Feb 2012 Better Business Results Through Better Interpersonal Communication
15 Feb 2012 February 2012 General Meeting
07 Feb 2012 Nonverbal Communication - "The Hidden Message"
31 Jan 2012 Leading with Your Best- Leading with Your Strengths
18 Jan 2012 PLAA Book Club
21 Dec 2011 December 2011 Holiday Luncheon and General Meeting
01 Dec 2011 Understanding Alternative Fee Arrangements: Whatever happened to the billable hour?
16 Nov 2011 November 2011 General Meeting
07 Nov 2011 What They Don't Teach in Law School - the Business Side of a Law Firm
13 Oct 2011 Region 1 Conference
03 Oct 2011 Professional Legal Management Week
21 Sep 2011 September 2011 General Meeting
16 Sep 2011 Social Media – Resources for Your Professional Tool Box, Not Just Your Kid's Toy Box
17 Jun 2011 PLAA Business Partner Exhibit Show
16 Jun 2011 2011 PLAA Compensation & Benefits Survey Deadline
15 Jun 2011 June 2011 General Meeting
18 May 2011 2011 PLAA Compensation and Benefits Survey
12 May 2011 New Member Breakfast

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