Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

November 14, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
560 Mission Street, 27th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.mto.com

Please come and join your fellow Small Firm Administrators for a discussion on the challenges and solutions in running a small law firm.

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Community Connections: Light The Night Walk

November 08, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AT&T Park
Lot A
San Francisco, CA

Join the ALA Golden Gate Chapter team for the 2019 Light The Night Walk supporting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Increasing Interview Effectiveness and Reducing Evaluation Bias

November 06, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Cooley LLP
101 California Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Conversations with job candidates can be unpredictable. Inevitably, you’ll have to react to unplanned topics and think on their feet to ensure you cover the success criteria for a role.

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Business Partner Appreciation Reception

November 01, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Osha Thai Restaurant
4 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://oshathai.com/embarcadero

Annual Business Partner Appreciation Reception at Osha Thai Restaurant

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

November 01, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Meeting

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Executive Commitee Meeting

October 25, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Mintz Levin
44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Executive Commitee Meeting

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New Member Breakfast - October 2018

October 23, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
560 Mission Street, 27th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.mto.com

Get to know ALA Golden Gate Chapter!

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Diversity & Inclusion Round Table - Practical Diversity: taking inclusion from theory to practice

October 16, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Mintz Levin
44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

In our second Diversity & Inclusion Round Table of 2018, we will watch Dawn Bennett-Alexander's short TED Talk - "Practical diversity: taking inclusion from theory to practice" and discuss. 

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How the Tax Reform Act Affects Law Firms and Attorneys

October 09, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass
One Montgomery Street, Suite 3000
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

The 2017 Tax Reform Act made sweeping changes to the tax code that will affect law firms and attorneys including the 20% deduction for pass-through entities, changes to bonus depreciation and expensing, tax rates and itemized deductions.  

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

October 04, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Reed Smith, LLP
101 Second Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Meeting

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Executive Commitee Meeting

September 27, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Vedder Price LLP
275 Battery Street, Suite 2464
San Francisco, CA 94111
https://www.vedderprice.com/

Board Meeting

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A BUSINESS MATTERS PROGRAM: HGA's DESIGN THINKING

September 19, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Littler Mendelson
333 Bush Street, 34th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.littler.com

Design Thinking goes beyond the confines of appealing aesthetics and creating desirable environments.

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Quarterly Large Firm Administrator Roundatble (Lunch Provided)

September 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
4 Embarcader Center, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.sheppardmullin.com

Please come and join your fellow Large Firm Administrators for an egaging, collaborative discussion on challenges and opportunities large lawfirms are facing and how they are managing these challenges. Please come with a challenge or opportunity that you

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Community Connection: Coastal Cleanup Day

September 15, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Crown Memorial State Beach
Park Street & Shoreline
Alameda, CA 94501
http://www.ebparks.org/parks/crown_beach/

Please join us as three ALA Chapters team up for the 34th Annual Coastal Cleanup!

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CLM Study Course

September 12, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

This is a 12-week course that focuses on all necessary sections to pass the Certified Legal Manager exam and become a certified CLM.

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

September 06, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Meeting

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Executive Committee Meeting

August 30, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Mintz Levin
44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Board Meeting

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Re-Set with Nfinite Strength!

August 23, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.hansonbridgett.com

Come join us for an information session with Nfinite Strength on tips and techniques to de stress right at your desk! Throughout the hour, Nfinite will take you through a stretch routine that you can do seated at your desk that will help alleviate neck, s

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

August 15, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Blacker Sammis & Blacker
435 Pacific Ave., Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94133
http://www.blackersammis.com

Please come and join your fellow Small Firm Administrators for a discussion on the challenges and solutions in running a small law firm.

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Community Connection Build-A-Bike Event

August 07, 2018
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Perkins Coie LLP
505 Howard Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.perkinscoie.com

The Golden Gate Chapter has teamed up with Together We Rise in support of foster children. We are fundraising to purchase bikes, then we will host a bike assembly party on August 7.

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

August 02, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Reed Smith, LLP
101 Second Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Meeting

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How to Remember Names and What You Want to Say Without Using Notes

July 31, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Cooley LLP
101 California Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Join the Leadership & Management Section for a presentation on How to Remember Names and What You Want to Say Without Using Notes.

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Not So Quarterly Social Hour

July 26, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Blanc et Rouge
Two Embarcadero Center (Front & Sacramento Street)
San Francisco, CA 94104
https://www.blancetrougesf.com/

Eat, drink and connect! We look forward to and catching up with our Business Partners!

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Excel 2016 Tips and Tricks

July 26, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass
1 Montgomery St #3000
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

Excel 2016 Tips and Tricks - Learn how Excel 2016 can save time by reviewing some effective tools available at your fingertips and take your Excel spreadsheet to the next level.

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Executive Committee Meeting

July 26, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Vedder Price LLP
275 Battery Street, Suite 2464
San Francisco, CA 94111
https://www.vedderprice.com/

Board Meeting

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Quarterly Large Firm Administrator Roundtable (Lunch Provided)

July 17, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
4 Embarcader Center, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.sheppardmullin.com

Join us and other Large Firm Administrators for the opportunity to network and have collaborative discussions on challenges and opportunities that large lawfirms are facing and how they are managing these challenges.

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

July 12, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Arent Fox, LLP
55 2nd Street, 21st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.arentfox.com

Chapter Board Meeting

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Space Planning for Millennials: Workplace Today - Design Ideas from Across Industries

July 11, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass
1 Montgomery Street, Ste. 3000
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

Gensler will be presenting information on space planning for today's workplace, including the changing workforce, shifts impacting today's workplace and a demonstration of these issues in the design of the Coblentz space.

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Executive Committee Meeting

June 28, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Mintz Levin
44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Board Meeting

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A Summer HR Update as it Relates to Leaves of Absences and Legislative Updates

June 27, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.hansonbridgett.com

Please join us for a 2018 HR update as it relates to leaves of absences and legislative updates specific to employers with 50 or more employees.

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New Member Breakfast

June 26, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
560 Mission Street, 27th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.mto.com

Get to know ALA Golden Gate Chapter!

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

June 14, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Chapter Board Meeting

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Mid-Year Event: Diversity & Inclusion

June 12, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Loews Regency Hotel
222 Sansome Street
San, CA 94104
https://www.loewshotels.com/regency-san-francisco

Equity in the Work Place and Belonging From Within

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Executive Committee Meeting

May 31, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP
601 California Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.mpglaw.com

Executive Committee Meeting

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Munger Games - Food From the Bar

May 24, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
560 Mission Street, 27th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.mto.com

MUNGER GAMES - A Trivia Contest to Benefit Food from the Bar ALA Golden Gate is forming a team -- You prove your legal prowess every day – it’s now time to WIN BIG for ALA Golden Gate with your equally-important knowledge of useless facts.

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Business Partner Appreciation Lunch

May 17, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Roy's Restaurant
575 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.roysrestaurant.com/SanFrancisco

Join us to celebrate the 2018-2019 Business Partners

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Quarterly Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

May 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Blacker Sammis & Blacker
435 Pacific Ave., Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94133
http://www.blackersammis.com

Please come and join your fellow Small Firm Administrators for a discussion on small firm challenges and solutions.

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

May 10, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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SF-Marin Food Bank - Community Connections

May 08, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SF- Marin Food Bank
900 Pennsylvania Avenue
San Francisco, CA
https://www.sfmfoodbank.org/

Join members of the Golden Gate ALA at the SF-Marin Food Bank for a two-hour warehouse shift, sorting, inspecting and repackaging thousands of pounds of food to help feed our community.

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2018 ALA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

May 04, 2018
7:30 AM - 2:45 PM

Reed Smith, LLP
101 Second Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.reedsmith.com

Not able to attend this year's ALA National Conference in Maryland? Come join us for up to three sessions broadcasted live from the ALA Annual Conference & Expo on Friday, May 4th.

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Executive Committee Meeting

April 26, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street, 33rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Meeting

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D&I Round Table: Diversity is the End Game. How Do We Get There?

April 24, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Mintz Levin
44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

For our first Diversity Round Table and Brown Bag Lunch of 2018, we will watch Verna Williams' short TED Talk - "How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them" and discuss.

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Section/Education Leaders Orientation Meeting

April 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street, 33rd Flr.
San Francisco, CA 94105

Section Leaders Orientation Meeting

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leaders Crossover Meeting

April 12, 2018
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Crossover Meeting

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INSTALLATION BREAKFAST 2018-2019 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

April 04, 2018
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wine and Wall Room, One Market Restaurant
One Market
San Francisco, CA
http://www.wineandwall.com/

INSTALLATION BREAKFAST AT WINE AND WALL

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Operations & Technology Section Meeting

March 29, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

NERT Training for Organizations

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K2L Knowledge to Leadership Educational Conference and Exposition

March 22, 2018
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Palace Hotel
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfpalace.com

Join us for a full day of education and networking with peers and vendors.

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Budget/Crossover Executive Committee Meeting

March 20, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Executive Committee Meeting

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Continuous Performance Management: How to Flip the Switch

March 06, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Cooley LLP
101 California Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
https://www.cooley.com/about/offices/san-francisco

While the buzz in the press is all about companies abandoning performance reviews because they don't work and are loathed by many, the truth is most companies are not eliminating the overall process of performance management - but they are changing it is

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

March 01, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Reed Smith, LLP
101 Second Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Meeting

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Business Matters - New Legal Challenges in Recruitment

February 28, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

What can and cannot be discussed during the recruitment process.

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Executive Committee

February 22, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Mintz Levin
44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Executive Committee Meeting

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Best Practices in Using Billing and Invoicing as a Business and Client Development Tool

February 21, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.mofo.com

Ever wonder what billing statements say about your firm? Most lawyers do not embrace just how important billing and invoicing is to law firm clients.

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Vertical Ergonomics Seminar

February 14, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Bryan Cave LLP
Three Embarcadero Center 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
https://www.bryancave.com

Our ergonomic training course is comprehensive. Attendees find that the information is very useful at work and for their home office. We teach you why and how injuries occur and the proper tools to improve your set-up. This information helps you to be

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Training to Respond to Immediate Physically Violent Encounters

February 08, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
One Market, Spear Street Tower
San Francisco, CA 94105

This course will provide a broad understanding of potential conflict and methods to identify and deal with it appropriately; and provide practical verbal and physical tools to resolve situations safely.

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Full Board/Chapter Leadership Meeting

February 01, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Reed Smith, LLP
101 Second Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105

Full Board/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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New Member Breakfast

January 31, 2018
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Perkins Coie LLP
505 Howard Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.perkinscoie.com

Join us for a scrumptious breakfast and learn how to get the most of your ALA Golden Gate Chapter membership!

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Executive Committee

January 25, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Mintz Levin
44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.mintz.com

Executive Committee Meeting

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Quarterly Large Firm Administrator Roundtable

January 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
4 Embarcader Center, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.sheppardmullin.com

Please join us for an engaging, collaborative discussion on technology challenges and opportunities large law firms are facing

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Small Firm Round Table

January 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fox Rothschild LLP
345 California Street, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.foxrothschild.com

Please come and join your fellow Small Firm Administrators for an engaging, collaborative discussion on challenges and opportunities small law firms are facing and how they are managing these challenges.

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

January 11, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Board Meeting

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Executive Committee Meeting

January 04, 2018
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Executive Committee Meeting

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