Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Small Firm Administrators' Roundtable (Lunch Provided)

December 15, 2016
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 a variety of small firm topics!

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Quarterly Large Firm Administrators Roundtable

December 15, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Trucker Huss, APC
One Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Join your fellow large firm administrators to share topics of interest!

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Annual Holiday Luncheon

December 08, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Omni San Francisco
500 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

Please remember to bring an “Unwrapped New Toy” and support the San Francisco Fire Fighters Toy Program!

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Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

December 01, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
555 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.kirkland.com

Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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Executive Committee Meeting

November 17, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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

Executive Committee Meeting

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Mean, Median, Mode and More - The Nuts and Bolts of Interpreting a Salary Survey

November 15, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Preparing budgets or reviews? Join the Finance Section and Salary and Benefits Survey Committee to learn how to interpret a compensation survey.

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Light the Night Walk 2016

November 10, 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AT&T Park

San Francisco, CA

Come join the ALA Golden Gate Chapter team for the 2016 Light The Night Walk on November 10.

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Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

November 03, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Duane Morris LLP
One Market Plaza, Suite 2200 (Spear Tower)
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.duanemorris.com

Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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Fall Leadership Forum - Millennial Manifesto

October 27, 2016
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Omni San Francisco
500 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

Millennials have been studied more than any other generation . . . the legal industry, unlike corporate America, has been slow to recognize the impact the impending change in the demographics of our profession will have on law firms. Our keynote speaker,

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Executive Committee Meeting

October 26, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Loews Regency Hotel
222 Sansome Street
San, CA 94104

Executive Committee Meeting

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New Member Breakfast

October 26, 2016
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Hassard Bonnington LLP
275 Battery Street, Suite 1600
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.hassard.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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A Business Matters Program - Implications of the New Fiduciary Rule on Retirement Plans

October 20, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Reasons Behind the DOL Fiduciary Standard Rule and Potential Implications.

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Business Partner Appreciation Reception

October 13, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

One Market Plaza Garden Patio
One Market, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA, CA 94105

Celebrate our Business Partners and enjoy the great view!

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Surviving the 2017 Health Plan Audit

October 12, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.hansonbridgett.com

Now that some of the federal agencies have launched their audit initiatives in 2016, it’s time for companies to revisit their health plan audit preparedness scores and strategies.

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Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

September 29, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

(October meeting) of Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership

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Protecting Yourself and Your Firm from Cyber Fraud

September 28, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Davis Wright Tremaine
505 Montgomery Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.dwt.com

Learn about measures you and your firm can take to protect yourselves; see examples of modern real-world threats, and discuss tools and techniques to keep yourself safe in the modern world.

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Executive Committee Meeting

September 26, 2016
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Adler & Colvin
235 Montgomery Suite 1220
San Francisco ,

Executive Committee Meeting

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Office Leasing: What happens when everything goes right?!

September 21, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

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

Speakers Dan Mihalovich, Scott Reay, and Doug Mehl will give tips on how to stay sane and control your budget by using a broker/architect/contractor team for your next lease.

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Coastal Cleanup Day

September 17, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Poplar Beach, Half Moon Bay, California
Parking lot at the west end of Poplar St.

All are welcome - Business Partners and Guests! Come join all three Bay Area Chapters as we give back to our community!

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Small Firm Administrators' Roundtable Lunch Provided

September 15, 2016
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 a variety of small firm topics!

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Large Firm Administrators' Roundtable Brown Bag Lunch

September 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Are you a large firm administrator? Please join us for our NEW Large Firm Administrators' Roundtable!

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

September 01, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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Executive Committee Meeting

August 25, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Beveridge & Diamond, PC
456 Montgomery Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.bdlaw.com

Executive Committee Meeting

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Business Matters: Legal Industry Trends

August 15, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Please join us in a very special Business Matters Presentation by David Roberts, Partner, Law Firm Services Practice, Armanino

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Retirement Strategies and the Legislative Changes Affecting Employers

August 10, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Reed Smith, LLP
101 Second Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.reedsmith.com/San-Francisco-United-States-of-America/

Join us to learn more about the variety of legislative changes that affect all employers who offer retirement plans, strategies for maximizing pre-tax contributions for partners, and pitfalls to be aware of as they relate to administering retirement plans

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Summer Quarterly: Paula Davis-Laack, Resilience Skills for Law Firm Leaders

August 04, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Loews Regency Hotel
222 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

Paula is one of the speakers at ALA’s Large Firm Administrator’s Retreat in Napa August 4-6. Our Chapter gets a special preview of what she has to offer at the Retreat!

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Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

July 28, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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"Not So Quarterly - Social Hour"

July 14, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Patriot House
2 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.patriothousepub.com

Open To All Members

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Lessons Learned from Law Firm Failures

July 12, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

In this session we will examine the causes of failures and gain an understanding of the early symptoms and management decisions which can lead to dissolution. A Finance Section presentation.

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Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

July 07, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Fenwick & West LLP
555 California Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.fenwick.com

Please register, for security and catering purposes.

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Executive Committee Board Meeting

June 30, 2016
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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

Executive Committee Board Meeting

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"How To Conduct an Effective Investigation"

June 29, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Don't be found guilty of an inaccurate workplace investigation! Please join us as we hear from a top Labor & Employment attorney from Jackson Lewis LLP, on how we all can avoid costly mistakes.

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Community Connection SF-Marin Food Bank

June 21, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SF Food Bank
900 Pennsylvania Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94107

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

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Small Firm Administrators' Roundtable

June 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Join your fellow Small Firm Administrators for an engaging, collaborative discussion on a variety of small firm topics!

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Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

June 02, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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ALA's First Virtual Conference

May 25, 2016
7:45 AM - 4:15 PM

2016 ALA National Conference
Los Angeles, California and on the World Wide Web!

Can’t attend the Annual ALA Conference in Los Angeles? ALA is holding its first Virtual Conference within a conference on Wednesday, May 25. You can attend three FREE virtual conference sessions from the comfort of your office during the conference.

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Executive Committee Meeting

May 17, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Trucker Huss, APC
One Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.truckerhuss.com

Executive Committee Meeting

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Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

May 05, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.hansonbridgett.com

Full Board of Directors/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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Business Partner Appreciation Lunch

April 28, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Sir Francis Drake Hotel
450 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
http://www.sirfrancisdrake.com

Join us for a fun afternoon!

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Operations & Tech Section Meeting - Annual Technology Update

April 19, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

What is New for 2016 and Beyond?

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2016-2017 Crossover Board Meeting/Board Retreat

April 08, 2016
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

Please join us for lunch and learn about your position and then for the afternoon where you'll help shape the future of the Chapter!

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Executive Committee Meeting - March, 2016

March 31, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Adler & Colvin
235 Montgomery Suite 1220
San Francisco , CA

Monthly Executive Committee Meeting

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Installation Luncheon - Free to Members

March 29, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

PG&E Conference Center
245 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

Managing Change Through Collaboration and Inclusion

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CLM Informational Meeting

March 24, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Beveridge & Diamond, PC
456 Montgomery Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.bdlaw.com

Are you interested in becoming a CLM?

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Now Approved for 2 hours of MCLE! A Bridge to 21st Century Leadership and Beyond! The Making of a Diverse and Inclusive Leader

March 22, 2016
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM

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

Join our distinguished panel of experts as they explore cultural, generational and gender differences in leadership and management styles.

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Knowledge to Leadership Educational Conference and Exposition

March 17, 2016
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://sanfranciscoregency.hyatt.com

One-day educational conference and exposition.

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BROWN BAG WEBINAR - Attracting & Retaining Top Talent: Flexible Work Arrangement Options

March 09, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Your strategy to match business needs with schedules to get the job done effectively is critical.

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March 2016 Full Board/Chapter Leaders Meeting

March 03, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Full Board/Chapter Leaders Meeting

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New Member Breakfast

March 02, 2016
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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

Membership Committee

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March 2016 Executive Committee Meeting

March 01, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Monthly Executive Committee Meeting

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Business Matters: Independent Contractors: Mitigating Risk & Maximizing Opportunity

February 22, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Duane Morris LLP
One Market Plaza, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.duanemorris.com

Join us for a high-level discussion on compliance and employment law to help minimize your companies’ legal and compliance issues surrounding independent contractors

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CLM Informational Meeting

February 19, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Beveridge & Diamond, PC
456 Montgomery Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.bdlaw.com

Are You Interested in Becoming a CLM?

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Finance Section Roundtable

February 16, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

Join the Finance Section for a discussion of financial issues for law firms large and small.

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Small Firm Administrators' Roundtable

February 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 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 a variety of small firm topics

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February Full Board/Chapter Leadership Meeting

February 10, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Duane Morris LLP
One Market Plaza, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.duanemorris.com

February Full Board/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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Executive Committee Meeting

February 03, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Adler & Colvin
235 Montgomery Suite 1220
San Francisco ,

January Executive Committee Meeting

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Business Matters Session: The Wild West of Cyber Liability: What You Need To Know To Purchase Coverage

January 27, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street 34th Floor (Yerba Buena Conf Room)
San Francisco, CA 94105

Hear about the potential threat, plans to put in place and what you should consider relative to your insurance policies

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Situational Leadership, Part 2

January 21, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

This session will give you an opportunity to determine your own predominate leadership style and learn how to use other styles when you need to. We will discuss some coaching tips to use when those you are leading are not progressing in their development.

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2016 Employment Law Updates

January 13, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Please join us on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 for a 90 minute program to learn what you as an employer need to know to navigate California’s employment laws in 2016.

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January 2016 Board/Chapter Leadership Meeting

January 07, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Monthly Board/Chapter Leadership Meeting

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Executive Committee Meeting

January 05, 2016
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Adler & Colvin
235 Montgomery Suite 1220
San Francisco , CA 94104
http://www.adler&colvin.com

Monthly Executive Committee Meeting

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