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News & Noteworthy

Congrats to our very own President-Elect, Kathleen Remetta, who was recently presented with a Patriot Award by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program, which promotes a workplace in which employers support and value military employees and their families. Read more here.  

Thank you to all who were able to make the June 11th diversity and inclusion session, Age is More than a Number: Navigating an Aging Society to be More Inclusive. HUGE thank you to our Education Committee, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the insightful Panelists, Robin Wiessmann, Robert Torres and Todd Snovel for a memorable event! Here are some photos from the event.

Thank you to everyone that attended our Meet the New Board luncheon at Maggiano's. Click here to view the documents that our speaker, Kara Dodson referenced during her wellness presentation.

Click here to check out some photos from the Philadelphia ALA volunteering in the Gift of Life Family House Home Cook Heroes Program on February 6th. 

Click here to see a video from ALA National on building relationships between members and business partners.  It's a must see!

Upcoming Conferences and National ALA Events 

 Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management Yellow Belt Certification Course

September 17–18
Boston, Massachusetts

C4: The Legal Industry Conference

Wednesday, September 18–Friday, September 20
Boston Park Plaza
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Intellectual Property Conference for Legal Professionals

September 26–27
Washington, D.C.

ALA Master Class: Leadership for Legal Management Professionals

Monday, October 21–Wednesday, October 23
Westin Seattle
1900 5th Ave.
Seattle, Washington

Advanced Human Resources Administration for Legal Management Professionals

October 21
Seattle, Washington

Managing for Impact

October 24
Seattle, Washington





Business Partner Appreciation Event
Phillies v. Braves
Tuesday, September 10 @ 7:05 p.m.
Register Here

Education Program
Wednesday, September 11 – 4:00-5:00pm
2000 Market Conference Center


Room A – Jefferson University MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction)


Room B – Benefit Plan Audit and ERISA Compliance

The 2019 Annual Fall Outing
Monday, October 7, 2019
Riverton Country Club


 Business Partners - Register Here
Copper Business Partners - Register Here


Members - Register Here

Save the Dates

Education Program
Wednesday, September 25– 4:00-5:30pm
2000 Market Conference Center
Room A – Journey into the Cloud
Room B – Designing the Legal Office of Tomorrow

Education Program
Wednesday, October 9– 4:00-5:30pm
2000 Market Conference Center
Room A – Ethics in eDiscovery
Room B – Administrator’s Technology Toolkit

Education Program
Wednesday, October 23– 4:00-5:30pm
2000 Market Conference Center
Room A – Employee Turnover Best Practices
Room B – Future of Employee Benefits: Healthcare for the Philadelphia Firm

Education Program
Wednesday, November 6– 4:00-5:30pm
2000 Market Conference Center
Room A – Internet Payment Fraud
Room B – Legal Lean Six Sigma

Fall Social
SPIN Philadelphia
Thursday, November 7
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Education Program
Wednesday, November 20– 4:00-5:30pm
2000 Market Conference Center
Room A – Cybersecurity Update for 2020
Room B – Leading Trends in Legal Marketing

 Holiday Party
Foyer Under the Stars, The Masonic Temple
Thursday, December 5
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.