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 LMA West Region

PARTNER EVENT: ALA Golden Gate Chapter Knowledge to Leadership Educational Conference and Exposition

  • 12 Feb 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Hyatt Regency / 5 Embarcadero Center / San Francisco, CA

LMA Members

___ $150 (by January 31)

___ $175 (after January 31)


Labrador Lessons


Discover 10 lessons of "Guide Dog Wisdom" presented in Mr. Hingson's number one New York Times best-selling book, "Thunder Dog". Learn how too apply these same lessons in your own life. His story of survival and escapee from the World Trade Center on 9/11, 2001 is the backdrop to show how each of us can become a better team player and team builder.


Hoodlums and Hackers: Criminals Beat the System and What We Can Do To Stop Them


Hoodlums and hackers have combined forces and organized like a Fortune 500 company. Their mission: to profit by exploiting the vulnerabilities of the Internet, our financial systems and our personal lack of vigilance. The resulting fraud has been massive. This non-technical presentation is an informative account of how criminals have taken advantage of vulnerabilities and weak defenses to commit their crimes and what we can do to mitigate and prevent today’s hoodlums and hackers from victimizing us on a personal and business level.

Business Writing With Heart: How to Get Results And Build Relationships One Message At A Time


More than ever before, writing is the lifeblood of business relationships. Yet the challenges of high-speed, high-demand communication can derail the message and damage results and relationships. In this session, you will learn ways to minimize misunderstandings, increase positive results, and enhance your relationships one email, text message, and memo at a time.

The Law Firm of the Future


The future isn’t coming soon, it didn’t arrive today, it arrived somewhere around 5-10 years ago. And it’s changing the face of law forever. The law firm of the future will not look like it does today. Come hear from the experts what situations such as reminding, giving feedback, disagreeing, and saying no.

The Evolving Role Of The Legal Secretary


Evolving law firm models call for new legal secretary workflows and skill sets. Traveling Coaches is defining the new core competencies for legal secretaries. We will share our insights and recommendations based on latest theories and recent performance consulting engagements.

Maximizing Delegation


Delegation is a key component of productivity. But the obstacles to delegation are significant. For example, it may be difficult to have confidence in your ability to maintain the quality you require. Or, delegation may bring up fears of reducing your value to the organization. This program will provide practical advice on how to enhance your ability to delegate effectively.

The Legal Industry In 2014 And Beyond


An industry-wide overview of the current health and financial performance off law firms with a peek into how the top performing firms are differentiating themselves from the marketplace.

Why Women's Programs Are Still Important To Firms


In 20004, Sedgwick created a program designed to revolutionize the way gender was addressed in their  firm, and potentially within the legal industry. Since its inception, the internal training and client events offered through the Women ’s Forum have been nationally recognized for their innovation and for successfully addressing the obstacles professional women face. The effect of the Sedgwick Women’s Forum can be felt in the growing number of Sedgwick’s women partners, women leaders, and the attorneys who cite the Women’s Forum as their reason for choosing to work at Sedgwick.


You Can't Make This Stuff Up!


Acknowledged by peers and press alike  as one of the premier political satirists in the country, Will Durst has patched together a comedy quilt of a career, weaving together columns, books, radio and television commentaries, acting, voiceovers and most especially, stand up comedy, into a hilarious patchwork of outraged and outrageous common sense. Currently, he writes a nationally syndicated humor column, and his scribblings have appeared in Esquire, George, the San Francisco Chronicle, National Lampoon, The New York Times and scads of other periodicals.
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