Presidents Award of Excellence 2016

 

 

Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

ALA Webinar: Outsourcing: Choosing the Right Company

December 21, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, LLC
2400 Pershing Road, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.bscr-law.com

Workforces are constantly changing. Law firms of all sizes are increasingly choosing to work with outsourcing partners to improve efficiency, cost effectiveness and quality of their client experience. Join this webinar to discuss how to select the best ou

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Small Firm Administrators Holiday Luncheon

December 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Pierpont's at Union Station
30 West Pershing
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.pierponts.com/

Small Firm Administrators Holiday Luncheon

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KCALA Chapter Holiday Luncheon

December 08, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

KCALA Chapter Holiday Luncheon

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HR Focus Group

December 06, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Baty, Holm, Numrich & Otto PC
4600 Madison Ave, Suite 210
Kansas City, MO 64112
http://www.batyholm.com

HR Focus Group

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KCALA Board Meeting

December 01, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Van Osdol, PC
1000 Walnut St., Ste 1500
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://www.vanosdolkc.com/

Monthly meeting of Chapter leadership

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ALA Webinar: Outsmart Your Stressors! with subject expert Anne Collier

November 29, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wagstaff & Cartmell LLP
4740 Grand Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.wagstaffcartmell.com

Become more effective and less stressed while impressing colleagues with your ability to remain effective and calm as you successfully surmount even the most challenging situations and pressures.

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KCALA November Chapter Meeting

November 17, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

KCALA Chapter Meeting

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KCALA Board Meeting

November 10, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP
2555 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.shb.com/

Monthly meeting of Chapter leadership

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KCALA Leadership Event

November 03, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

KCMBA Conference Center
2300 Main Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.kcmba.org

KCALA Leadership Event

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

October 27, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lewis Rice
1010 Walnut, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://www.lewisrice.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA October Chapter Meeting

October 19, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

Note: This is a Wednesday meeting date

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KCALA Board Meeting

October 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lathrop & Gage LLP
2345 Grand, Suite 2200
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.lathropgage.com/

Monthly meeting of Chapter leadership

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ALA Webinar: Accounts Receivable–Can I Write You a Check?

October 06, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lathrop & Gage LLP
2345 Grand, Suite 2200
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.lathropgage.com/

Your firm may focus on getting a client in the door and maximizing billable hours, but what do you do when the client doesn’t pay? Law firms are home to unique revenue generating challenges. Do your clients perceive value for their legal services? Should

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HR Focus Group

October 04, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Polsinelli (PLAZA)
900 West 48th Place, Suite 900
Kanas City, MO 64112
http://www.polsinelli.com

HR Focus Group

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KCALA 2016 Networking Event

September 29, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hilton President
1329 Baltimore
Kansas City, MO 64105
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/missouri/hilton-president-kansas-city-MCIPRHF/index.html

KCALA 2016 Networking Event

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

September 22, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Levy and Craig, a Professional Corporation
1301 Oak
KANSAS CITY, MO 64106
http://levycraig.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA September 21 Happy Hour

September 21, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen
1526 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://tanninwinebar.com/#home

Join your fellow members after work for Happy Hour on Wednesday, September 21 at the Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen.

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ALA Webinar: Punctuation Matters

September 21, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Kutak Rock LLP
Two Pershing Square
2300 Main St., Suite 800, MO 64108
http://www.kutakrock.com

Bad punctuation diminishes your credibility and prevents the smooth flow of ideas. Even worse, your message can be misinterpreted or unintelligible. Proper punctuation, however, effectively guides readers through your message, never getting in the way, wh

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KCALA September Chapter Meeting

September 15, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

KCALA Chapter Meeting

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CLM Study Group Organizational Meeting

September 08, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Lathrop & Gage LLP
2345 Grand, Suite 2200
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.lathropgage.com/

The KCALA Board is excited to announce the formation of a new Certified Legal Manager (CLMSM) exam study group. An organizational meeting is planned for Thursday, September 8th, from 5:30p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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KCALA Board Meeting

September 08, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, LLC
2400 Pershing Road, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.bscr-law.com

Monthly meeting of Chapter leadership

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ALA Webinar: Developing Leaders in Your Law Firm

September 01, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Swanson Midgley LLC
4600 Madison Avenue, Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64112
http://www.swansonmidgley.com

Most firms have long since realized they need effective leadership not only at the top of the firm but also spread throughout it, leading practice groups, offices, client or industry groups, and important committees. But many lawyers are reluctant leaders

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

August 25, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Swanson Midgley LLC
4600 Madison Avenue, Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64112
http://www.swansonmidgley.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA August Chapter Meeting

August 18, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

KCALA Chapter Meeting

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KCALA Board Meeting

August 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Swanson Midgley LLC
4600 Madison Avenue, Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64112
http://www.swansonmidgley.com

Monthly meeting of Chapter leadership

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ALA Webinar: Creating High-Performance Practice Groups

August 04, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bryan Cave LLP
1200 Main Street, Suite 3800
Kansas City, MO 64105
http://www.bryancave.com

our firm appointed partners to positions as practice leaders, whom everyone thought would do the job (and who promised that they would try). They were provided with some basic training; and your management team endeavored to meet with them all, periodical

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HR Focus Group

August 02, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Van Osdol, PC
1000 Walnut St., Ste 1500
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://www.vanosdolkc.com/

HR Focus Group

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

July 28, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Swanson Midgley LLC
4600 Madison Avenue, Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64112
http://www.swansonmidgley.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA July Chapter Meeting

July 20, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

Note: This is a Wednesday meeting date

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KCALA Board Meeting

July 14, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Kutak Rock LLP
Two Pershing Square
2300 Main St., Suite 800, MO 64108
http://www.kutakrock.com

Monthly meeting of Chapter leadership

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ALA Webinar: Kick Up Your Internal Training: How Adults Learn

July 07, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice L.L.C.
2400 Pershing Road, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://bscr-law.com

Adults are characterized by maturity, self-confidence and autonomy and they generally are more practical, while at the same time less open-minded and receptive to change. All these traits affect their motivation, as well as their ability to learn. Join th

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2016 Summer Social Event

June 28, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

No Other Pub
1370 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://nootherpubkc.com/

2016 Summer Social Event

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

June 23, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Baty, Holm, Numrich & Otto PC
4600 Madison Ave, Suite 210
Kansas City, MO 64112
http://www.batyholm.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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ALA Webinar: Working through the Bureaucratic Red Tape of Decision-Making

June 21, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seigfreid Bingham
2323 Grand Boulevard, Suite 1000
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.sb-kc.com

The structure of government organizations and large firms can create an abundance of red tape that slows down decision-making, discourages creativity and stifles innovation. Organizations with hierarchical structures are often bound by rigid controls maki

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KCALA June Chapter Meeting

June 15, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

Note: This is a Wednesday meeting date

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KCALA Happy Hour at Tom's Town

June 08, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tom's Town
1701 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.toms-town.com/

Join your fellow members after work for Happy Hour.

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KCALA HR Focus Group

June 07, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Kutak Rock LLP
Two Pershing Square
2300 Main St., Suite 800, MO 64108
http://www.kutakrock.com

HR Focus Group

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

May 26, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

German May PC
1201 Walnut, Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://www.germanmay.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA May Chapter Meeting

May 19, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

KCALA Chapter Meeting

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KCALA Board Meeting

May 12, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lewis Rice LLC
1010 Walnut, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://www.lewisrice.com

KCALA Board Meeting

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

April 28, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lewis Rice
1010 Walnut, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://www.lewisrice.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA April Chapter Meeting

April 21, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

KCALA Chapter Meeting

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KCALA Board Meeting

April 14, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Edgar Law Firm LLC
1032 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64105
http://www.edgarlawfirm.com

KCALA Board Meeting

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ALA Webinar: Managing Partner / Firm Leader Integration

April 07, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lathrop & Gage LLP
2345 Grand, Suite 2200
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.lathropgage.com/

Strong relationships are central to successful leadership. Communication is nearly 70% of a leaders’ job, so understanding your Managing Partners’ communication style is critical to your success. We will be uncovering the layers of leadership required for

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HR Focus Group

April 05, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Polsinelli (PLAZA)
900 West 48th Place, Suite 900
Kanas City, MO 64112
http://www.polsinelli.com

HR Focus Group

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

March 24, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Shaffer Lombardo Shurin, PC
2001 Wyandotte
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.sls-law.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA March Chapter Meeting

March 17, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

KCALA Chapter Meeting

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Five Employment Law Issues that Should Keep Every Law Firm Administrator Awake at Night and What to Do About Them

March 03, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bryan Cave LLP
1200 Main Street, Suite 3800
Kansas City, MO 64105
http://www.bryancave.com

Some of the most perplexing and complicated human resource problems facing law firm administrators are also those that tend to recur. This webinar will deal with five of the most problematic issues: Wage and Hour Compliance; Internships; Contract Lawyers;

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Board Transition Meeting

March 02, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Lathrop & Gage LLP
2345 Grand, Suite 2200
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.lathropgage.com/

KCALA Board Meeting

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2016 Business Partner Appreciation Event - Reminder!

February 25, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Park Lanes
7701 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS 66217
http://parklaneskc.com/

Help us show our Business Partners how much we appreciate them!

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

February 25, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Van Osdol, PC
1000 Walnut St., Ste 1500
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://www.vanosdolkc.com/

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA February Chapter Meeting

February 18, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

Organizing spaces. Transforming lives.

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ALA Webinar: Expansion Strategies to Grow Your Firm

February 17, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice L.L.C.
2400 Pershing Road, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://bscr-law.com

In "Expansion Strategies to Grow Your Firm," instructor John Fitzgerald, CPA, will focus on reviewing structural options as a strategy to expand a firm, examining necessary steps to take for the analysis of each strategy, analyzing the impact of a success

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KCALA Board Meeting

February 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, LLC
2400 Pershing Road, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108
http://www.bscr-law.com

KCALA Board Meeting

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HR Focus Group

February 02, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Martin, Leigh, Laws, & Fritzlen, P.C.
1044 Main Street, Suite 900
Kansas City, MO 64105
http://www.mllfpc.com

HR Focus Group

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Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

January 28, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Levy and Craig, a Professional Corporation
1301 Oak
Kansas City, MO 64106
http://levycraig.com

Small Firm Administrators Roundtable

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KCALA January Chapter Meeting

January 21, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Street
Kansas City , MO 64112
http://www.grandstreetcafe.com

Affordable Care Act Update

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KCALA Board Meeting

January 14, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Baty, Holm, Numrich & Otto PC
4600 Madison Ave, Suite 210
Kansas City, MO 64112
http://www.batyholm.com

KCALA Board Meeting

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