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MILE HIGH MOVES - OCTOBER 2020

Mile High Moves

Welcome to the October 2020 edition of Mile High Moves! 

Mile High Kudos:  Well done to the Business Partner team Chaired by Jessie Meier and co-Chair Sarah Stromberg for the Mile High Chapter Coffee Break roundtable held last week titled “What’s Going on in Your Office?” It was a very engaging conversation moderated by Mile High Business Partner Ben Harris of Pacific Office Automation.  It was a great opportunity to “see” some Mile High members and talk about the various challenges and successes going on in our Firms and legal departments. The Business Partner team also  coordinated working with the MHC Business Partners for the “swag bags” many of you received as a thank you for renewing your Mile High membership by August 31, 2020 and as a reminder that our Business Partners are here for us! The full list of MHC business partners is available at https://milehighala.com/Current_Business_Partners.

Have you taken the survey? Today is the last day to take 20 minutes to let ALA know if your needs are being met as a member. Go to ALA Member Needs Assessment and make your opinion known.  

Education:  There’s still time to register for the  October 15, 2020 education session “Culture of Engagement: Why/How to Build Passionate and Engaged Teams” presented by Joshua Evans of Enthusiastic You. Register today at https://milehighala.com/meetinginfo.php?id=329&ts=1601403274.

Do you need CLM credits?: You can listen to  ALA webinars to help fulfill your CLM education requirements. Learn more about these webinars and CLM certification at  https://www.alanet.org/education/certification.

Save the Date: The Professional Development and Community Connection Team are hosting “Friendsgiving”, a virtual networking event on November 12, 2020 with proceeds to benefit Foster Source (https://fostersource.org), this year’s selected charity.

I.C.Y.M.I.: If you want to expand the list of business partners available for the various needs in your office, you can visit  ALA’s Legal Marketplace at https://legalmarketplace.alanet.org/.   In addition, ALA’s  Value In Partnership (VIP)SM program , are the top level partners, all ready to provide the services, benefits and other products that make an organization hum.

ALA’s October issue of Legal Management today is available at https://www.alanet.org/education/publications/legal-management-magazine-current-issue. Featured articles include “The Gift of Time” which discusses how Artificial Intelligence (AI) helps free up your time and  “Protection Under the Law” which covers our obligation to protect client data.

Final reminders: There is still time to register to attend ALA’s  Virtual Master Class: Critical Skills for Legal Management Success to be held on October 29, 2020. More details are available at https://www.alanet.org/events/2020-events/ala-master-class-critical-skills-for-legal-management-success.

October 30, 2020 is the deadline for standing committee and project team applications, and you may recommend a colleague anytime.

Membership: Welcome new MHC ALA Members  

Valorie Connors of Orten Cavanagh Holmes & Hunt LLC
Jonathan Delk of Balcomb & Green, PC
Jennifer Dempster with the City & County of Denver  

News Tips: If you’ve got info you’d like me to share in an upcoming newsletter, please don’t hesitate to email me at [email protected]

Business Partner Spotlight:                                                  

  Pacific Office Automation                                              

Local decision making supported by the unmatched resources of the largest independent office technology dealer in the nation. POA supports 1,500+ law offices of all sizes across the country. With over 40 years of support for our legal industry business partners we understand the unique challenges you face in an ever-evolving industry.

POA simplifies your workflow processes, document management, printing needs, remote office, and more through best-in-class technology and award-winning service.

 You can reach out to Ben Harris directly  at [email protected]   or go to www.pacificoffice.com  for more information. Be sure to mention that you are a MHC ALA member.

As always, feel free to connect via the methods below: (the links work this time!) and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or comments.

    

 

Have a great week!

-Terri

 Terri Moore-Natal, SPHR | Firm Manager
2020-2021, President
Mile High Chapter ALA

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