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What's Happening at Headquarters October 2022



Over to ALAs Virtual Conference

Join industry professionals, colleagues and friends on November 2–3, 2022, for a dynamic virtual educational event — all from the comfort of your own home or office! ALA’s 2022 Virtual Conference: Trending Topics in Legal Administration will offer exciting sessions (two mornings and two afternoons each day) that will cover applicable knowledge to fine-tune your professional skillset in the following categories: information technology, human resources skills, legal industry trends and business ethics.

In addition to obtaining CLM® credits through invaluable educational sessions and presentations, you will be able to network virtually with others in the ALA community and valued business partners. Visit for complete details and to register. 

There’s Still Time to  Register for ALA’s Legal Management Fundamentals Conference

ALA’s Legal Management Fundamentals is a must-attend program for those in the first five years of their legal management careers. Join like-minded industry peers from across the country for engaging and dynamic sessions led by industry veterans. This comprehensive program focuses on the core competencies and best practices of legal management, broken out into four distinct modules:

  • Legal Trends and Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Leadership

You’ll walk away with invaluable advice and practical tools and skills that you can apply immediately ― plus, a new network of industry colleagues! Sign up now at to join us November 4–5 in Denver, Colorado! 

Act Quickly: Fall’s Mental Health First Aid Program Nearly Sold Out

Our popular Mental Health First Aid Certification Program is back! This one-day training program is an interactive course comprised of 2 hours of self-paced content (to be completed online independently prior to the live session) and one 6.5-hour instructor-led session over Zoom. October dates are already sold out, but you can still snag one of the few left in November.

Don’t hesitate! Register now at Those who complete the program are eligible to receive 7.5 credit hours toward their CLM certification.


A Pin for All ALA Occasions

For those of you who have ever been to an ALA Annual Conference, you know how much fun the badge flair can be — you can amass quite a collection over the years!

Nobody knows that more than Mimi Boysen, a longtime ALA supporter who worked with many of you while she was with Quill. She recently dropped off ALA pins from conferences over the years for historical memorabilia. Thank you, Mimi!