General Membership Meetings

The monthly General Membership luncheon meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at Cili's (located at 5160 South Las Vegas Blvd.). The meetings begin at noon and usually conclude by 1:00pm, with a networking session from 1:00-1:30pm. To RSVP your attendance at the next luncheon, please email Mary Williams.

If you would like to join us as a guest, the cost is $30.00

Date Speaker
May 13, 2014 Dr Michael Levy - Identifying Employee Substance Abuse
June 10, 2014 Jay Erdman - Keeping Partners Informed with Key Performance Indicators
July 8, 2014 Lisa Neitzel, ALA - What ALA can do for you
August 12 Michael Palmer: Budgeting/Financial
September 9, 2014 Healthcare Workshop
October 14, 2014 TBD
November 18, 2014 TBD
December 9, 2014 TBD


Monthly Board Meetings

Our monthly board meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm. at the offices below. Members may submit agenda items to Debbie Burgos up to one day prior to the Board meeting. 
Date Location
April 24, 2014 Kolesar & Leatham
May 15, 2014 Bailey Kennedy
June 19, 2014 Armstrong Teasdale
July 17, 2014 Morris Law Group
August 21, 2014 Legal Aid Center
September 18, 2014 Boies Schiller Flexner
October 23, 2014 Leach Johnson Song
November 20, 2014 Bailey Kennedy
December TBD
January 22, 2015 Kolesar & Leatham
February 19, 2015 Legal Aid Center
March 19, 2015 Armstrong Teasdale



Date Location
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
2:00pm Central
Working with Excel PivotTables – Part 2

If you are already using basic PivotTables, you do not want to miss this chance to turbocharge the power of Excel’s most powerful function. Learn how to extend the functionality of your PivotTables by adding calculations inside your PivotTables, apply advanced filtering techniques, and build PivotCharts to communicate the real meaning behind the numbers in your PivotTables graphically.

Thursday May 1, 2014
2:00pm Central
Leading with Integrity

With just the right touch of humor, Jeff Lanza, retired FBI Special Agent, will help you to develop, inspire and maintain a culture of integrity. Chronicling real FBI cases that show the root causes of unethical behavior, he will provide a positive framework for creating an environment that will help ensure your employees maintain their moral compass. Join this engaging presentation to take back a renewed sense of accountability, truthfulness, commitment to priorities and a well-defined mission to your firm.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
2:00pm Central
The Basics of Understanding and Working with Government Contracts

Flying at a high level, this presentation will provide a context for recognizing and working with common types of government contracts. Government agencies accomplish many of their responsibilities through a variety of contracting mechanisms. You will learn about legal and policy requirements that present unique challenges in government contracting and some best practices for handling contract documents and monitoring contract performance.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
2:00pm Central
Medicare: The Ins & Outs

Whether you are an HR professional, someone about to go onto Medicare or someone currently on Medicare, you need to better understand the essentials of Medicare, the important dates to file, where to find information, and what options are available in today’s ever-changing marketplace. You will discover how Medicare may coordinate with other coverage and how to make decisions about coverage offered by your firm. Gain a more thorough understanding of Medicare with the instructor’s real world scenarios to help you apply the information shared.

Thursday, June 5, 2014
2:00pm Central
ACA Compliance in 2014: Mundane or Time Consuming and Problematic?

You've heard about ACA compliance, but have you actively engaged your broker and employees in the implementation details? 2014 is the year! And while the employer mandate was delayed until 2015, in most cases, you must be prepared to comply on January 1, 2015. 2014 requires compliance with the en force 90 day waiting period restriction for all plans. 2014 requires you to be preparing your look back period to determine whether you're an Applicable Large Employer or not. Finally, 2014 requires you to be measuring all employees hours to determine who will be considered full time and eligible for benefits in 2015 and who won't.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
2:00pm Central
The Paradox of Profits & Using Metrics that Matter - Pete Peterson

Is the law firm across the street (where a partner's spouse works) more profitable than yours? What is an acceptable profit margin and how does leverage impact profit margins? Some law firms struggle with identifying what to measure, and how metrics and analytics can support business strategies. Be sure to join this webinar that will assist you in knowing how to identify metrics that provide insight on how your firm is performing.