Leadership Exchange - December 2012/January 2013 - (Page 7)

EDITOR’S MESSAGE Mary A. McDonnell mmcdonnell@entertainmentpartners.com 818-955-6228 Tis the Season to be very busy but hopefully you will enjoy this Tis the Season to be reflective and plan for the New Year. Senior electronic issue of the Leadership Exchange. In order to be more “green”, manage the magazine cost and provide you better access to our sponsors through easy links, we aim to provide at least two Luncheon was our most recent major event as indicated by the cover, an electronic issue we are able to share with you the slide show that that are members have participated in for the year. electronic issues to our members each year. Our annual Holiday the various pictures on pages 42-45 and the back cover. It’s always Wealth Advisor, Greg Wendt, provides insight on sustainable and/ or responsible investing on page 16. You might find a new way of thinking when you make your next investment. Or you may want to have new way of thinking about effective telecommuting for your Computing for the firm so don’t forget to check out the second part article on the Pros and Cons of Moving to the Cloud on page 26. office, the Coach, Ed Poll, outlines the pros and cons of telecommuting great to see so many members come out from their desk and heavy was shared at the Holiday Luncheon, giving our members a year in review of all the events in 2012! Checkout the link on the front cover. One of the highlights from 2012 has been the community action From the LA workload to engage and celebrate the holidays together. Since this is on page 34. Another plan for the New Year, may be to consider Cloud GLA. You will find that the GLA offers many networking activities these pages for some great events held in the last few months and some upcoming events in 2013. It’s time to get inspired and to do Employment Law Forum on January 26th and I wish you a very happy and safe New Year’s. Food Bank and the LA Youth for Hire Program to the Justice Jog, the GLA and the legal community have really stepped up their game on pages 11-12 so you may find out how you or your firm can get Season activities that some of our GLA Board of Directors’ legal organizations have been actively involved in this holiday season. involved. You will also see throughout the magazine some Tis the and educational events throughout the year. Be sure to check out Tis the Season to set goals and become more active in the this year. Be sure to check out the Community Connection Program something new or different. Hope to see you all at the upcoming MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE NEW YEAR! Do you or someone you know have great ideas for educational opportunities or fun ways to interact and network with your peers? Do you ever think “I wish GLA would . . . “ Then make your 2013 New Year’s Resolution to become more active in GLA ALA chapter management. The GLA nominating committee is looking for a few good Legal Management Professionals for the 2012-2013 Board of Directors. If you would like to nominate someone (including yourself) for a position on the Board, or if you are interested in serving on a committee or as a Section Chair, now is the time to let us know! To review the opportunities available, please visit www.glaala.org and look under the GLA Chapter tab for officer job descriptions. Please contact Lydia Tavera at (310) 274-7100 or ltavera@bwgfirm.com. by January 31, 2013 Remember: GLA ALA Board meetings are open to all GLA ALA Members, so please join us for a meeting or two if you want to see for yourself what the GLA ALA Board is all about! December 2012 / January 2013 EGASSEM S’ROTIDE Mary A. McDonnell Magazine Editor 7 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