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Class Action - March 2020 Print

President-Elect's Report

WALA Spring Social 
By: Bridget Lueck, President-Elect

Reminder! Join us on Thursday, April 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm at the Delafield Hotel for the WALA Speakeasy Spring Social.  WALA guests, spouses and colleagues are welcome (no fee). Two scholarships will be awarded at the social: Annual Conference of Education Scholarship and the Cindy Johnson Legal Management Scholarship. Roarin' Twenties costumes are encouraged.  Details and registration link can be found here. Contact [email protected] with any questions!

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VP of Education's Report

Annual Conference of Education
By: Holly Coyle, VP of Education

We are only three months away from our first joint venture with the State Bar of Wisconsin! Two great organizations are teaming up for one great educational conference. Within the next few days, you will receive a communication from the State Bar of Wisconsin containing information about WALA’s Annual Conference of Education (ACE) at the Annual Meeting and Convention (AMC) taking place on June 11th and 12th at The Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, WI. Your registration fee grants you access to all sessions and events at AMC, including WALA’s ACE, on the afternoon of June 11th. This conference will provide CLM and CLE credits as well as tremendous networking opportunities.  Continue reading...

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Calendar of Events

March 2020 Milwaukee Meeting - March 17, 2020

March 2020 Madison Roundtable - March 25,2020

Strategic Partner Event: LMA Annual Conference - March 25, 26 & 27, 2020

Deadline: Apply for the Cindy Johnson Legal Management Scholarship - March 26, 2020

WALA Spring Social - April 2, 2020

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Management Resources

Health Care Coverage Review—Add it to Your List This Spring! After a long, cold winter, Wisconsinites are usually ready to full-heartedly embrace the warmer temperatures and energized by the longer daylight hours that spring brings. As the clocks move forward and we get closer to the first official day of spring, it’s time to tackle new projects or revisit old ones. Whether it’s doing a round of deep cleaning or getting in better shape, now is the opportune time to adopt healthier practices. It’s also a great time for a check-up of your firm’s health care plan to see how it’s performing. Continue reading...

(COVID-19) Resources Attend a free webinar on March 12, review your firm's business continuity and disaster recovery guides, and review the CDC's website for additional guidance.

Appealing to the Next Generation of Clients – Discusses smart phone utilization rates and tips for attracting mobile-friendly clients, sending the right message and voice search.  

Wisconsin Law Firm Self-Assessment Would you like to know whether you are meeting or exceeding the standards you owe to clients? Review a free tool to help you answer those questions.  

 

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ALA's Corner

Annual Conference - Upcoming annual conference & expo.
Career Center - Jobs, articles, and resources. 
Certified Legal Management (CLM)® program - Understand the requirements and benefits of this certification. 
Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) - Explanation and outline of benefits of the Committee's efforts.
IDEA Award - Suggest ideas to WALA's leadership.
Legal Management - Review the newest content from ALA's Legal Management magazine.
Legal Marketplace - Collection of ALA's business partners.
Online Communities - Collaborate and network with your peers.
UNPACK ALA - Other news and upcoming events.

Webinars & Preconference Workshops - Educational opportunities.

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