Event Calendar for 2013 - 2014
May 22Member Luncheon Sponsored by Cobb Technologies, Millicare by EBC and Xenith Bank
Location: Boathouse at Rocketts Landing
Speaker: Fred J. Esposito, Jr., CLM
Program: Alternative Fee Arrangements - AFA's
June 4Board Meeting
June 19Leveraging Technology for Small Firms
Speaker: Debbie Foster
Program: Join this session to learn how to optimize your small firm technology and your budget.
June 20Member Lunch spons. by Creative Office Environments, Dominion Payroll and Virginia Business Systems
Location: 11798 N. Lakeridge Pkwy; Ashland
Speaker: Creative Office Environments
Program: The Interconnected Workplace: Is Your Workplace Ready?
June 27Commonwealth Computer Training Social
Program: Details to follow.
July 9Board Meeting
July 17Negotiate the Lease: Maneuver the Maze of Real Estate Options
Speaker: Elizabeth K. Cooper, J.D.
Program: Will your law firm upsize, downsize or "right size"? In this economy, you have options!
July 19 - July 20Chapter Leadership Institute (CLI)
Location: Atlanta, GA
July 25Member Luncheon Sponsored by ABA Retirement Funds, Ricoh USA and UPS
Location: Willow Oaks Country Club
Speaker: ABA Retirement Funds
Program: 401(k)'s: What's new in 2013?
August 9 - August 10Annual Board Planning Meeting
August 14Member Luncheon Sponsored by Commonwealth Computer Training and R&R Office Supplies
Location: Wyndham Virginia Crossings 1000 Virginia Center Pk
Speaker: Rachel Sterling Stone - Commonwealth Computer Training
Program: Social media update.
August 21Financial Reporting Methods that Allow Intelligent Business Decisions
Speaker: Barry Jackson, CLM, CPA
Program: Presenting easy to understand and valuable monthly and annual financial information to management is critical to the success of your firm or organization.
August 22Cobb Social - Flying Squirrels game and fireworks
Location: The Diamond
September 3Board Meeting
September 18Forecasting the Realistic Budget
Speaker: Steven D. Wingert, CLM
Program: Budgeting can be a challenge in good times, let alone when economic times create new obstacles. But imagine how a well thought-out process and a well-constructed budget can help set the tone for a roadmap to the future.
September 26Joint meeting with LMA Sponsored by Special Counsel
Location: Willow Oaks Country Club
Speaker: Matt Thornhill of the Boomer Project
Program: Generations Matter: Leading All Generations
October 1Board Meeting
October 2Social Sponsored by Xenith Bank
Location: James River Winery
October 10 - October 12Region 2 Conference & Expo
Location: Memphis, TN
October 16Saying the Hard Things with Aloha
Speaker: Jason Dibble, Ph.D.
Program: Great leaders are great communicators, particularly when things get hard. Whether delivering a poor performance review or downsizing and letting people go, conveying difficult messages is one of the most challenging things a manager does.
October 24Business Partner Appreciation Luncheon
November 5Board Meeting
November 13The Ethics of Email and Social Media
Speaker: Tom Spahn
Program: What is the effect of e-mail and social media communications on creating or ending attorney client relationships and protecting client confidentiality? What are some of the risks with using these communications with adversaries? Consider the impact of social media on discovery; on juries' and judges' use of these technologies; on lawyer marketing.
November 21Member Luncheon Sponsored by Archer Integration, Ball Office Products and MOI
Location: Belle Vie
Program: Roundtable discussions.
December 3Board Meeting
December 5Annual Holiday Luncheon Sponsored by MCS Management
Location: Lemaire at the Jefferson