Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Executive Board Meeting

December 18, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

TBD

Meeting of Executive Board

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Webinar - Problem Solving: Tips and Techniques

December 17, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP
100 Spear Street, 18th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

This Webinar will provide practical tips for identifying and triaging problems.

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How to Build a Budget You Can Count On

December 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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

With Speaker Michael Palmer

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Webinar: Microsoft One Note

December 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fenwick & West LLP
555 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.fenwick.com

The Everything Bucket You've Been Looking For..

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Holiday Party

December 11, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

St. Regis - Conservatory Room
125 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Please join the ALA Golden Gate Chapter for our Annual Holiday Luncheon

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

December 04, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Meeting of Full Board of Directors

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Quarterly Small Firm Administrators Group Meeting

December 02, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 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 an engaging, collaborative discussion on small firm topics.

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Webinar - Financial Management

November 25, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Join this Webinar to discover the keys to identify your firm's specific needs and how to manage these for long-term profitability.

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Executive Board Meeting

November 20, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass
1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Building #200
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

Meeting of Executive Board of Directors

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Avoiding Communication Blunders & Misunderstandings

November 19, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Keller Sloan Roman & Holland LLP
555 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.ksrh.com

Getting the Right Message Across in the Right Way

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Business Partner Idea Exchange

November 18, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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

Business Partners - Share Your Ideas with the GGC!

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The Fashion Science

November 13, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Embarcadero Conference Center, Stanford Room
Four Embarcadero Center, 3rd Floor Pomenade Level
San Francisco, CA 94111

Take the confusion out of what to wear

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

November 06, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, LLP
One Ferry Building, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

Meeting of Full Board of Directors

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Business Partner Appreciation Reception

October 30, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Palace Hotel, Pied Piper Bar & Grill
Two New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.sfpalace.com/

Join ALA President Paula Barnes to Celebrate our Business Partners

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Executive Board Meeting

October 30, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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

Meeting of Executive Board

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Webinar - Change Management

October 28, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, LLP
One Ferry Building, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

Join this webinar to look at managing change from multiple perspectives.

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The Essentials of Public Speaking - Communicating with Confidence

October 23, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Kim Soskin's Informative Program on Public Speaking

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Webinar - Leading the Way Strategically

October 21, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, LLP
One Ferry Building, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

This Webinar will walk you through the role and approaches a successful leader can use to develop a plan.

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Ops & Tech Section Meeting: Cyber Threats -- Knowledge & Prevention

October 08, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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

You will receive a general overview of the FBI and its cyber program. Then, we will discuss cyber threats to both the corporate world, to include social networking, and the individual and what actions can be taken to help prevent and mitigate those dang

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

October 02, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Jackson Lewis
50 California Street, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.jacksonlewis.com

Meeting of Full Board of Directors

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Webinar: Billing and Collections: No One Told Me I Would Have to Do This!

October 01, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Are you ready to learn how to get firm management and partners to see that running a law firm is a business? Learn how to overcome the political and cultural hurdles associated with the introduction of timekeeping best practices.

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Webinar: HIPAA Hurdles

September 30, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Do you have the full scoop on the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations? Do you understand what business or client records are considered protected health information (PHI)?

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Not-So-Quarterly Social Hour

September 24, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Holding Company
Two Embarcadero, Promenade Level
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.theholdingcompanysf.com/

Join Us For Some Fun!

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Executive Board Meeting

September 24, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass
1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Building #200
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.coblentzlaw.com

Meeting of Executive Board

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Light the Night Walk

September 23, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

AT&T Park

San Francisco,
http://tinyurl.com/pv98qvo

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. Please join the team or make a donation!

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Understanding the Affordable Care Act

September 23, 2014
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Keller Sloan Roman & Holland LLP
555 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.ksrh.com

ALA HR Section Presents . . .ACA Compliance

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New Member Breakfast

September 19, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

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

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The Neuroscience of Decision-Making: Leadership, Fairness and Legal Administration

September 17, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

St. Regis - Conservatory Room
125 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Kimberly Papillon is a nationally recognized expert on medical, legal and judicial decision-making.

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

September 11, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Meeting of Full Board of Directors

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Webinar: Writing for Administrators

September 09, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Learn how to write and be heard! Explore how a few key writing tips can improve your message and enhance your writing experience.

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Executive Board Meeting

August 28, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Meeting of Executive Board

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Essentials of Public Speaking: Part One - Developing Engaging Content

August 27, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Learn to structure a strong, clear message that will both interest and engage your audience

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Webinar: Legal Secretaries: The Future of Law Firm Staffing

August 26, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

The future of the legal secretary is in flux: there are fewer today, and their role is changing.

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Quarterly Small Firm Administrators Group Meeting

August 20, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lubin Olson & Niewiadomski LLP
600 Montgomery, 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://lubinolson.com

Please come and join your fellow Small Firm Administrators for an engaging, collaborative discusson on small firm topics

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Webinar: ACA Compliance in 2014: Mundane or Time Consuming and Problematic?

August 14, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

You’ve heard about ACA compliance, but have you actively engaged your broker and employees in the implementation details? 2014 is the year! And while the employer mandate was delayed until 2015, in most cases, you must be prepared to comply on January 1,

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

August 07, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Meeting of Full Board of Directors

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Law Office Management Overview Part II

August 02, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

San Francisco State University
835 Market St., 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
http://www.cel.sfsu.edu/paralegal/

The focus of this two part overview class is to inform and educate legal professionals about the many aspects of how a law firm or non-profit legal agency is successfully managed. The business of law is conducted differently than other forms of business a

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Executive Board Meeting

July 31, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Meeting of Executive Board

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Law Office Management Overview Part I

July 26, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

San Francisco State University
835 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
http://www.cel.sfsu.edu/paralegal/

The focus of this two part overview class is to inform and educate legal professionals about the many aspects of how a law firm or non-profit legal agency is successfully managed. The business of law is conducted differently than other forms of business a

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Greening Your Firm

July 23, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Op & Tech Section Meeting with Speaker Katherine Long

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Community Connection - Volunteer at the SF Food Bank

July 16, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Join us at the SF Food Bank

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Webinar: Cyber/Privacy Insurance: What's the Deal?

July 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stein & Lubin LLP
600 Montgomery St., 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.steinlubin.com

Join this webinar to learn what cyber/privacy exposure to consider before you “bet the firm” on your decisions in this area.

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

July 10, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Meeting of Full Board of Directors

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2014 HR Roundtable

July 09, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Peer panel discussion on HR topics of interest per survey results.

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ALA Webinar: Listening Pays: Be a Better Legal Administrator through the Power of Listening

July 02, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stein & Lubin LLP
600 Montgomery St., 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.steinlubin.com

Learn how the value of listening is fundamental to effective leadership and team success.

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Summer Quarterly

June 30, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

St. Regis Hotel - The Conservatory Room
125 Third Street
San Francisco , CA

David Dravecky is a retired American professional baseball player, a motivational speaker, and an author. He played in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants

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Not-So-Quarterly Social Hour

June 26, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Sydney Town Tavern
531 Commercial Street (between Sansome and Montgomery Streets)
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.sydneytownsf.com/

Join fellow Members and Chapter Business Partners for an evening of fun, food and drinks

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Executive Board Meeting

June 26, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Meeting of Executive Board

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Making Sense of Your Firm's Financials - CLM (FM)

June 23, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Finance Section Meeting with speaker John Latta

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ALA Webinar: The Paradox of Profits & Using Metrics that Matter - Pete Peterson

June 18, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Keller Sloan Roman & Holland LLP
555 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.ksrh.com

Is the law firm across the street (where a partner's spouse works) more profitable than yours?

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

June 05, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Full Board of Directors Meeting

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Executive Board Meeting

May 29, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
405 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.orrick.com

Meeting of Executive Board Members

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ALA Webinar: Project Management: People + Process = Success

May 28, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

1 hour CLM credit - self management

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Business Partner Appreciation Lunch - Thursday, May 15, 2014

May 15, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Wine and Wall Room, One Market Restaurant
1 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.wineandwall.com/

Free to Golden Gate Chapter Members and Business Partners!

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Quarterly Small Firm Administrator Group Meeting

May 14, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Stein & Lubin LLP
600 Montgomery St., 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.steinlubin.com

Please come and join your fellow Small Firm Administrators for an engaging, collaborative discusson on small firm topics

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Full Board of Directors Retreat

May 09, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Merchants Exchange Club
75 Leidesdoff Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://mxclubsf.com/

Annual Board Retreat

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ALA Webinar: Leading with Integrity

May 08, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Brown Bag

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2014 Installation Lunch

April 30, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

St. Regis Hotel - The Impressionist Room
125 Third Street
San Francisco , CA

Join us to Hear Hon. Jeffrey L Bleich speak on Leadership Styles

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Executive Board Meeting

April 28, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Meeting of Executive Board Members

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ALA Webinar - Working with Excel PivotTables Part II

April 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Learn to use the most powerful feature of Excel (bring your own lunch)

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Cyber Chapter Webinar - Striving to Improve, An Employer's Guide to Performance Appraisals

April 15, 2014
10:00 AM

On-line Webinar
Conveniently located at your computer

Join in to this free webinar from your computer - virtually hosted by the Cyber Chapter

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ALA Webinar - Working with Excel PivotTables – Part I

April 10, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Learn to use one of the most powerful features of Excel. (bring your own lunch)

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Executive Board Meeting

April 04, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Executive Board Meeting

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Full Board of Directors Cross-Over Meeting

April 03, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Full Board of Directors Cross-Over Meeting

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Ops & Tech Section Meeting

March 20, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Annual Technology Update - What is New for 2104 and Beyond?

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ALA Webinar - Persuasive Writing Skills

March 19, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Join us for a free ALA webinar (bring your own lunch)

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

March 06, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Full Board of Directors Meeting

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Small Firm Administrator Round Table

March 05, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Stein & Lubin LLP
600 Montgomery St., 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.steinlubin.com

Meet with other Small Firm Administrators

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2014 Employment Law Updates

February 19, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Jackson Lewis
50 California Street, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.jacksonlewis.com

Join us for our annual Employment Law Update for 2014 to learn what's new in California employment laws passed in 2013 and effective January 1, 2014.

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Knowledge to Leadership Conference

February 12, 2014
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://tinyurl.com/sfhyatt

One Day Educational Conference

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Webinar: Conducting Effective Performance Reviews

February 06, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

TBD

Learn how to transform the once-dreaded performance review into a win-win scenario - for managers and staff alike.

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Full Board of Directors Meeting

February 06, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Allen Matkins
Three Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-4074
http://www.allenmatkins.com

Full Board of Directors Meeting

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8th Annual Finance Section Roundtable Discussion

January 29, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Jackson Lewis
50 California Street, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Join in a discussion of financial issues for law firms.

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Social Hour

January 28, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Palio D'Asti
640 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.paliodasti.com

Social Hour for Members and Business Partner

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The Corporate Lattice: Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work

January 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Ropes & Gray, LLP
Three Embarcadero Center, 3rd floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Molly Anderson will focus on helping managers and leaders think about how they can change and improve their organization and its work environment so that people perform better.

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