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Steven Levy joins the podcast to discuss best practices in project management, particularly in law firms. His answer? Simplify. Register for ALA's Annual Conference & Expo to hear Steven speak live.
Steven B. Levy is the author of Legal Project Management and other books. A former senior leader in Microsoft's law department, he now heads Lexician, where he teaches project management, leadership and time management to law firms and departments around the world. His unique and practical approach to project management – based on 35 years managing projects and leading businesses on three continents – has helped numerous law practices become both more effective and more efficient.
Jennifer Hill began recruiting in 2003 and has recruited for top-tier law firms and corporations throughout California. Since 2008, she has been interviewed on both American radio stations and the BBC, as well as appearing on FOX, NBC, ABC and various other television shows as an expert in the field of recruiting and job hunting. Additionally, she has been a featured speaker for groups such as the Los Angeles Paralegal Association, Legal Secretaries Incorporated and the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of ALA and has been invited to speak at law firms such as Sidley Austin, Katten Muchin and Paul Hastings.
Register for ALA's Human Resources Conference for Legal Professionals at www.alanet.org/hr.
Jobst Elster discusses the results of the 2015 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey, available at www.insidelegal.com.
Jobst Elster is the Head of Content and Legal Market Strategy at InsideLegal. He brings extensive experience in market analysis, market research, public relations and product marketing to the legal industry. He has served as a legal market strategist for the last 15 years, advising companies entering the legal market, involved in mergers and acquisitions, and expanding operations overseas. His clear view of legal trending, market development and market perception uniquely positions him to advise companies, legal associations and law firms as they align their business strategies to reflect market realities. Jobst regularly writes and speaks on legal technology trends, technology innovations and futures, cloud computing, legal marketing and legal big data. He is a member of the ABA’s Big Data Committee. He can be reached at email@example.com or via Twitter @InsideLegal.
What are the key challenges in managing human resources in today’s workplace? What are the most common litigation issues when dealing with employees? Rachel Schaming offers answers to these questions and more in this episode, sponsored by CDW.
Rachel Schaming is Director of Human Resources and a Corporate Coach at Radiology Ltd. Schaming is a senior human resource professional with more than 30 years of proven success in leading people, processes, systems and cultures in innovative change initiatives. Her career includes human resource and organizational development positions at NASA/Houston, the Texas Medical Center/Houston, two New York City law ?rms and a technology company. Schaming is a Past President of ALA and a Fellow in the ABA Law Practice Management Section. Her coaching practice centers on taming abrasive leaders through a co-partnering process.
Kristine Sexter, President of WorkWise Productions and FindTrainKeep Great Employees, is an industrial and organizational consultant who has devoted more than 22 years to studying success and professional commitment. She has an extensive background in recruiting, developing and retaining top talent, and has been called "THE" authority in teaching executives and leadership teams how to find, train and keep great employees. She is a professional speaker, consultant and columnist and is the author of six books, including Rolling Out the Recognition: Employee Retention Strategies for Manufacturers.
Sexter will be presenting two sessions at ALA’s upcoming Human Resources Conference for Legal Professionals, February 18-20 in Orlando, Florida, and she’s here today to give us a little preview “Where to Put Your Recruiting Dollars: The Top Five Undisputed Sources for Finding Right-Fit Employees.”
Dustin Cole has worked with law firms to help them move successfully through changes, challenges and opportunities, and with attorneys to help them build more successful and satisfying practices. He brings more than 35 years of experience in every phase of business management, business development and team development to his work with the legal profession. He has worked with more than 200 individual attorneys, and provided management and marketing consulting services for more than 3000 firms ranging from solo firms to firms of more than 2000 attorneys.
Catch his session, "Seven Ways Law Firms Lose Money," and many more at ALA’s Human Resources Conference for Legal Professionals. Visit alanet.org/hr for more details.
Michael Moore, JD, joins the podcast to discuss some of the factors that are affecting law firms’ ability – or inability – to keep their best employees.
Michael Moore, JD, is the founder of Moore's Law, LLC, and helps both lawyers and law firms create professional success. Moore specializes in individual marketing, client development and leadership coaching. He also advises law firms on strategic planning, growth initiatives and resource optimization. A frequent speaker at ALA events across the country, his current topics have included mentoring, leadership, financial management and strategic planning. Moore is also the author of The Lawyers' Toolkit for Creating Both Personal and Professional Success, an essential resource for every lawyer's library. The short, "how-to" chapters highlight all of the non-legal skills necessary for today's professional lawyer and include illustrative, real-life examples.
Catch his session and many more at ALA’s Human Resources Conference for Legal Professionals. Visit alanet.org/hr for more details.
Dr. Jeffrey Magee PDM, CSP, CMC, has been called one of today's leading leadership and marketing strategists. He is the author of more than 20 books, two college textbooks and four bestsellers. He is also the publisher of PERFORMANCE/P360 Magazine, former co-host of the national business entrepreneur program on Catalyst Business Radio, and human capital developer for more than 20 years. Magee has been invited to keynote at many major associations and speak at West Point Military Academy.
Register for ALA's Annual Conference & Expo to attend Magee's session, "Trajectory Code."
With the prevalence of mass shootings in the United States over the past year, and especially the incident in San Bernardino last week, the subject of workplace violence is unfortunately top-of-mind. Learn what law firms can do to prevent tragedy from occuring in the office.
Jack Vaughan is the former Administrative Partner at Fulbright & Jaworski (now Norton Rose Fulbright), having retired at the end of 2012 after 27 years there. He now is a special consultant for Control Risks, a risk management consultancy.
John Lane formerly served for 25 years with the Los Angeles Police Department where he developed its Threat Management Unit and also founded the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He currently serves as a Director within Control Risks Crisis & Resilience Consulting practice, focusing on issues of workplace violence prevention. He specializes in threat assessment, case management, and the creation of prevention programs.
The updates will be an ongoing clarification of the legal name fraud all of humanity has been duped into being a part of and thus, serving all manner of evil and harm in this reality we call "normal". How incredibly ruthless mirrored only in its' simplicity, legal name fraud is the crux, literally, of all man's woes. It is the only thing that separates you from YOU and thus, all of creation. You can serve only one master, the master of life, truth or, the master of death, legal sorcery. The greatest trick the Devil ever played wasn't convincing you that "he" didn't exist, it was convincing YOU that you didn't exist. Legal Name PROVES you don't exist if you worship this fall-se' I.D.-doll thinking it's you or you're I.D./it.....kate
Leigh Isaacs, IGP, CIP, ERMP, is the Director of Records & Information Governance for White & Case LLP. She has more than 30 years of combined legal and information governance experience. Her expertise includes strategic design and deployment of enterprise programs, development of information management programs, on and off-site storage considerations including outsourcing, process improvements, evaluation and implementation of technology solutions, and the disposition of information for dissolved entities.
Catch Leigh's session, "Outsourcing Records: Risks and Rewards," and many more at ALA’s Human Resources Conference for Legal Professionals. Visit alanet.org/hr for more details.
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