Leadership Exchange - December 2012/January 2013 - (Page 48)

SECTION REPORTS STROPER NOITCES SAN FERNANDO VALLEY SECTION “The greatest impact we could possibly have is in working with children, where an early redirection of their course can benefit their entire lives.” 21 skeptics gathered at noon on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at – Siegfried Othmer, PhD Ezra Brutzkus Gubner LLP in Woodland Hills for the San Fernando Val“Managing Stress Under Fire.” Having headaches? Trouble Sleeping? yet another lengthy motion that must be e-filed by midnight? While ley section presentation by Kurt Othmer from EEG Institute entitled pharmaceuticals, and Eastern medicine in meditation, the EEG Instiscientist/PhD parents, whose autistic child they found benefited in the mental performance, emotional control and physiological stability” their brochure “Unlock Your Brain’s Potential with Neurofeedback” states. While the EEG Institute provides brain mapping, attention and multiple slides of graphs and diagrams displaying the measurable ee received an “Unlock Your Brain’s Potential with Neurofeedback” the unified communications solution, Microsoft Lync. rehabilitation of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and traumatic brain ‘80s from Neurofeedback as an effective, drug-free treatment. “Neurofeedback is somewhat like putting the brain on a stair stepper to exertesting and Neurofeedback sessions in a price range similar to physical therapy, it donates its services free of charge to Veterans “for the success of the EEG Institute’s Neurofeedback techniques. Each attendDVD, as well as a credit card-sized, Stress Test (reminiscent of the 70’s “Mood Ring”) from EEGInfo.com. This luncheon section meeting reVander Wal from IAS Technology Management, which specializes in February 21, 2013, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM, at Ezra Brutzkus Gubner LLP in Woodland Hills. The topic for this meeting is “Staff Incenat any firm is critical for a successful and stress free environment. February 2013’s San Fernando Valley Section meeting will be conducted in their employees. The February 2013 luncheon meeting will be sponStrategies. Look for additional details on this meeting as well as any law.com. future meetings by visiting the GLAALA website (www.glaala.org) or The San Fernando Valley Section’s next meeting is scheduled for Ready to blow-up when that attorney walks in again at 4:55 pm with Institute is located in Woodland Hills and was founded by Othmer’s Western medicine may find its answers to these symptoms of stress in tute provides clinical services in Neurofeedback “brain exercise.” EEG cise certain regulatory functions continuously …and thereby improves injury.” Gradually less skeptical attendees watched video testimonials ceived an overall Evaluation Score of 3.4, and was sponsored by Don tives and Recognition Programs.” Teamwork and moral amongst staff a round table format for Administrators to share ideas and collaborate on what their firms are doing these days to incentivize and recognize sored by Jeff Katz and Matt Taylor of MyPaperlessHR and Corporate by contacting the SFV Section Chair, Scott Dressler, at sdressler@ebgSMALL FIRM SECTION October 4, 2012, at the offices of Valensi Rose, PLC in Century City. The meeting topic was “Big Firm Tech on a Small Firm Budget” and was Administrator at Ezra Brutzkus Gubner LLP, Luis Ambriz, IT Manager at Valensi Rose, PLC and Emily Schaub, Firm Administrator at Valensi Rose, PLC. Issues discussed included accounting software, document opportunities for discussion and “picking the brains” of our colleagues. The Small Firm Section had a very informative panel meeting on structured as a question and answer panel session consisting of David management systems, disaster recovery, cost recovery software, cloud with a bend towards small firm budgets and resources. Everyone for additional information, including a summary of the questions and soft Access. Stay tuned for more info! MULTI-OFFICE SECTION The meeting was recorded and the audio is available to anyone in- Neesen, Director of IT at Greenberg Glusker LLP, Scott Dressler, Office technology, time and attendance software and web conferencing, all terested. Please email Emily Schaub at ejs@vrmlaw.com for a copy or answers. The Small Firm Section’s next meeting will be held on January 10, 2013. The topic will focus on Building Databases with Micro- agreed that it was a beneficial and interesting discussion with lots of vided a unique venue for the Multi-Office Section’s meeting on NoCentury City office) hosted the session and conducted an informationCity which would be geographically more central to the personnel in factor, and favorable terms with a motivated landlord which, as Jim put it, “Let us afford an A+ build-out in a B+ building.” vember 19. GLA member Jim Burns (Business Director of the Firm’s Water Garden in Santa Monica, the Firm decided to relocate to Century and shopping), the ability to consolidate all operations into one building, and an attractive, high-ceiling penthouse floor with a built-in wow their 100-attorney office as well as more convenient to clients. Other The new, recently relocated offices of Greenberg Traurig LLP pro- packed office tour. After years occupying space in two buildings in The deciding factors included enhanced neighborhood amenities (dining Multi Office receives office tour. 48 Greater Los Angeles Leadership Exchange http://www.EEGInfo.com http://www.glaala.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Leadership Exchange - December 2012/January 2013

Leadership Exchange - December 2012/January 2013
President’s Message
VOTY Nominations
Editor’s Message
Monthly Calendars
2012/2013 Event Calendar
ALA Webinars
Community Connection Program
Chapter Meeting
New Members & Member Updates
Member Spotlight
Thoughts on Sustainable Investing and Socially Responsible Investing
ALA Management Encyclopedia
ALA VIP Event Recap
People Are Watching: How Your Personal Brand Can Affect Your Success
Legal Market Place
CLM Corner
Chapter Meeting Recap
Cloud Series Part 2: The Pros and Cons of Moving to the Cloud
Region 5 & 6 Conference
GLA ALA and the OC ALA Chapters Mickey Mouse Around After Conference
Members in Transition
October Seminar Recap
Coach’s Corner
CLM Crossword Puzzle Answers
Diversity Upfront
Chapter Meeting
Board of Directors
GLA ALA Board Update
Region 6 Officers
Holiday Luncheon Recap
Business Partner Spotlight
Membership Connection Campaign
Section Reports
Annual Employment Law Forum
Business Partner Spotlight

Leadership Exchange - December 2012/January 2013