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It’s Time to Renew! What does a member receive for their ALA membership fee? Legal Management ALA Currents ALA News Membership and Resource Directory In addition, members enjoy special rates and/or opportunities to participate in conferences, retreats and other educational programs, in the ALA Management ConnectionsSM job bank, resources available through the Members Only area of the ALA Web site, and in a series of member benefit programs. Membership Impact from Two of our 2010 New Members! “My Golden Gate Chapter membership has benefitted me in numerous ways. I have met wonderful people, gained a wealth of knowledge and found a great resource to answer any questions I may have in the Listserve. All I keep wondering is what took me so long?” Amie B. Morelli, Fox Rothschild LLP “Although I have been working at law firms for many years, I Does changing jobs affect my ALA membership? have always been in Information Technology. I recently made the As long as you meet the criteria for membership, your transition to administrative management and felt joining an membership goes with you to your new employer organization. organization like the ALA was a key factor for a successful transition. The membership will not only help me network, but I just lost my job. Can I continue my membership? get a perspective from seasoned professionals. I am looking Yes, if you become unemployed during a year of paid forward to a long relationship with the ALA. “ membership, you are eligible to continue your ALA membership Jennifer L. Murov, Morrison & Foerster LLP for 180 days as a regular member, provided you aren't serving as a consultant or vendor and are not otherwise employed. After 180 NEW! Online renewal is now available for your 2011 Chapter days, you are eligible to continue as an Associate member. Membership! Our New Website allows online renewal for the Golden Gate Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators I am retiring. Can I continue my ALA membership? membership. You can pay by credit card or check. Go to the Yes. If you are not otherwise employed and your dues are paid, “Join” tab at to join or renew. you can retain an Associate membership. Contact the Membership Department to see if you qualify for reduced dues. Online Dues Renewal Available at: members/duesindex.asp Online dues renewal requires credit card payment of dues for membership in the Association of Legal Administrators. A secure, online renewal notice will walk you through the process. If you need to report a change to your name as part of the dues renewal process, please do not attempt to use the Online Dues Renewal and contact ALA Headquarters. Only changes to the employer name can be submitted during the online dues renewal process. What is an ALA chapter and what are its benefits? An ALA chapter consists of a group of ALA members organized and chartered on a state, provincial, or local basis to advance ALA's Mission and Goals in a manner consistent with the policies of the international Association, and which is established and operated in accordance with ALA's bylaws and its guidelines, standards, and objectives for chapters. Once you become an ALA member, you may join one of our chapters. What does a member receive for their Chapter membership fee? Chapter Listserve (over 100 members online) Monthly Chapter Newsletter 20 Local Educational Luncheons “Brown Bag” Webinars (FREE) New Interactive Website (+ Member Directory) Job Bank Access to Knowledgeable Business Partners Community Service Opportunities 6 Golden Gate Chapter January 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Bridge - January 2011

The Bridge - January 2011
Table of Contents
President’s Message
It’s Time to Renew!
India—Trip of a Lifetime
Let’s End Annual Performance Reviews in Law Firms
Operations & Technology Section Meeting Notice
Go Team!
Hot Topics From the List Serve
Holiday Luncheon Photos
Human Resources Section Meeting Notice
2011 Webinars
2010 Business Partner Services
2010 Salary Survey Order Form
Member Anniversaries
Job Bank
Golden Gate Chapter Leadership
January—February 2011 Calendar

The Bridge - January 2011