Events

PLAA Events Center

Upcoming events

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

    ALA Webinar - Power Editing and Inside Grammar: Enhancing Your Credibility with Colleagues

    Writing well is part of leading well.  Through writing one educates, motivates, and inspires.  Join this webinar to learn a simple editing system to ensure your letters, reports, and emails are clear, concise, and lively.  Then hear the latest on the one dozen word pairs legal professionals most often confuse.  Streamline your communications so your vision for your firm, and your instructions to staff, get the notice they deserve. 

    OBJECTIVES:

         * Communicate clearly with fewer words

         * Enliven sentences with verbs and the active voice

         * Identify the difference between "lay" and "lie" and eleven other often-confused word pairs

     

    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 in the subject area of Communications & Organizational Management.

    CLM Application Credit:  Writing Skills

    CLM App Credit for Functional Specialists:  1 hour in the subject area of Communications & Organizational Management

     

    • 18 Mar 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • The Duquesne Club

    22nd Annual Attorney/Administrator Event

    Seminar leader, author, educator, and business man, Dr. Dale Henry has presented over 1,000 programs to America's top professional and educational organizations. The Fortune Fifty as well as government agencies call on him regularly for programs that entertain and educate their top performers and producers.

    Dr. Henry's presentation, The Power of TEAM, provides insights into team excellence. He will redefine service, leadership, diversity, cultural mergers, communications, and system breakdowns. He will explain the dynamics and mechanics of teaming in a common sense fashion enabling team members to understand how to:

    • Establish continuity through group diversity

    • Construct teams that deliver "Just in Time" Customer Service

    • Build a leadership mentality among all its members

    • Enable the strength of the individual to contribute to the  strength of the team

    • Coordinate and incorporate new ideas from outside sources

    • Just flat our understand why we can get along with some and can't get along with others

    Please mail payment to Betty McGuire, Burns White & Hickton, 106 Isabelle Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
     

    This program has been approved for:

    CLE - 1.5  PA CLE credit hours.
    CLM Application - 1.5 hours Organizational Development
    CLM Recertification - 1.5 hours Communications and Organization Management

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

    ALA Webinar - Building Engagement & Motivation In Your Team

    How do you motivate, engage and encourage mutual accountability in others?  Join this webinar where you will learn exceptional team leadership tools that will help you engage your staff and yourself.  Explore self-awareness, emotional management and new approaches to motivation, and see how they can help you engage your staff through collaboration and communication. 

    OBJECTIVES:

         * Define three distinct approaches to motivation

         * Identify factors that contribute to engagement

         * Use exceptional team communication tools 

         * Examine how self-awareness and social awareness contribute to motivation.

     

    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 in the subject area of Communications & Organizational Management

    CLM Application Credit:  Organizational Development

    CLM App Credit for Functional Specialists:  1 hour in the subject area of Communications & Organizational Management

     

Past events

18 Feb 2015 ALA Webinar - Partner Compensation: Developing Effective Compensation Plans
18 Feb 2015 February 2015 General Meeting
05 Feb 2015 ALA Webinar - Leadership Styles (Clarified!)
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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