Class Action - November 2020 Print

VP of Special Projects' Report

Fall Social - November 11th
By: Maribeth Karpinski, VP of Special Projects

Please join us this week on Wednesday, November 11 at 4:00pm for our Fall Social.  We are getting together virtually for WALA’s take on “Family Game Night” for friendly competition and prizes!  Please sign up here if you haven’t already.  Hope to “see” you there! 

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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight - November 2020
Roe WiersGalla

How did you get your start in the legal industry?

  • Since I was ten, I wanted to be a lawyer.  However, after one year of law school I knew that was not for me.  I quickly discovered that I loved the support side of law firms.  I started at Dunn, Hart & McDonald in San Francisco.  Read more...

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Calendar of Events

Fall Social - November 11, 2020.

NAMI Presents: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) - November 12, 2020.

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Management Resources

Survey Results: 2020 Lawyer Well-Being Statistics – Lawyer well-being is important topic to firms, but some are not aware of the rates of those impacted by wellness challenges or prevalence of wellness challenges in their own firm.

Wisconsin Court System Publications – Did you know the Wisconsin Court System publishes The Third Branch, a quarterly newsletter?  The newsletter contains judicial announcements, articles, court statistics, and newsworthy items.

The Wisconsin Lawyer's Guide to Earning, Tracking, and Reporting CLE – Are you tasked with assisting or filing certificates of compliance with the BBE for your firm? Review this article to learn about the many ways lawyers can receive CLE credit.

New Dashboard Makes It Easy To Find Practical Content on Wolters Kluwer’s Cheetah Legal Research Platform – If you use the Cheetah legal research platform, be sure to read Bob Ambrogi's article outlining the changes to the dashboard that make it easier to search and filter for results. 

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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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