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  • Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 01/19/2022 at 11:00 AM (CST)

    Panelists, who are first-gen professionals from academic, government, and law firm settings, will discuss their triumphs and challenges, and provide insights into navigating their unique career paths. They will also discuss establishment of the First-Gen Professionals Caucus, which serves as a vehicle for professional development, mentorship, and coordination of recruitment efforts for first-gen law and library students.

    First-generation professionals are the first in their families to cross a threshold into a professional career. Many face socioeconomic issues not experienced by their colleagues, and can face a sense of isolation and a steep learning curve with regard to professional norms. Conversely, inclusion of first-gen professionals can help to foster diversity in law librarianship, and first-gens can serve as an empathetic point of contact for similarly situated students, patrons, and peers. Panelists, who are first-gen professionals from academic, government, and law firm settings, will discuss their triumphs and challenges, and provide insights into navigating their unique career paths. They will also discuss establishment of the First-Gen Professionals Caucus, which serves as a vehicle for professional development, mentorship, and coordination of recruitment efforts for first-gen law and library students.

    Submitted in coordination with the First-Gen Professionals Caucus.

    TARGET AUDIENCE:

    Anyone who is interested in diversity and inclusion in law librarianship. First-gen professionals, colleagues or managers of first-gen professionals. 

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Meet other first-gen professionals within AALL.
    2. Build community around the shared experience of being an FGP.
    3. Learn about ways to be a resource for FG students/new associates/new colleagues.
    4. Assess the strengths we bring to the workplace as FGPs.

    SPEAKERS:

    • Diane Deng, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
    • Joe Lawson, Harris County Law Library
    • Clanitra Stewart Nejdl, Massey Law Library at Vanderbilt University

    COORDINATOR:

    • Geraldine Kalim, University of Georgia

    MODERATOR:

    • Jill Kilgore, Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level

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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

    Please contact AALL at elearning@aall.org by January 5, 2022 if you would like to request live captioning services.

  • Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/15/2021 at 11:00 AM (CST)

    This program will give a brief introduction to storytelling technique basics, and then have panelists share true stories as they remember them. Similar to The Moth podcast, anyone wishing to tell their story will need to pitch their idea, and the pitched stories need to relate to the theme of Leadership.

    Great leaders understand the power of storytelling, and the power of stories to connect us as humans and foster mutual understanding. This program will give a brief introduction to storytelling technique basics, and then have panelists share true stories as they remember them. Similar to The Moth podcast, anyone wishing to tell their story will need to pitch their idea, and the pitched stories need to relate to the theme of Leadership. Attendees will not only be entertained, but will learn from watching masterful storytelling in action, share in the collective wisdom around leadership, and hone the essential leadership skill of telling compelling, meaningful stories. 

    If you would like the chance to share your story, then pitch it to us! In 100 to 200 words, tell us about your Leadership story. (Please don't give us a cliff-hanger; you should summarize the whole story.) Great pitches will let us know what happened, what changed for you, and what was at stake. We're looking for a wide range of voices to share their experiences. You may think that your story is not dramatic enough, but we beg to differ. If it mattered to you, it will matter to us, too. Absolutely no storytelling or performance experience necessary. Bonus: Holly Riccio and Carol Watson will be available to support you as you practice your story. Pitches should be submitted here by November 1st, and selected storytellers will be notified by November 8th. 

    TARGET AUDIENCE:

    This program is beneficial to all law librarians, regardless of library type, job function, or experience level. 

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Participants will be able to identify the components of compelling and meaningful storytelling.
    2. Participants will observe storytelling in action, and be able to apply observed storytelling techniques to enhance the impact of their communications in a variety of workplace situations (e.g., presentations, team meetings, challenging conversations). 

    SPEAKERS:

    • TBD

    COORDINATORS/MODERATORS:

    Holly M. Riccio, California Judicial Center Library 

    Carol A. Watson, University of Georgia Law Library (Emerita) 


    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level

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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

    Please contact AALL at elearning@aall.org by December 1, 2021 if you would like to request live captioning services.

    Coordinator and Moderator Bios

    Holly M. Riccio
    Law librarianship is in Holly Riccio’s professional DNA—literally, as the daughter of librarian parents. She has been the Director of the California Judicial Center Library since 2020, following 25+ years spent working in various law firm library and knowledge management positions. Her passion for the legal information profession is unmistakable and is manifest in her many professional volunteer roles, including serving as President of the American Association of Law Libraries from 2014-2015. She received her Master of Information and Library Studies from the University of Michigan. She regularly shares her thought leadership with the profession through writing and speaking engagements in the areas of knowledge management, professional development and leadership skills, and cultivating and leveraging professional connections.

    Carol A. Watson
    Carol Watson is the Director of the Law Library Emerita at the University of Georgia Law Library. She retired on January 1, 2021. She was responsible for the vision, leadership and management of all aspects of the law library including strategic planning, budgeting, collection development, technology, and personnel. She is the past chair of the AALL Continuing Professional Education Committee and the past chair of the AALL Annual Meeting Program Committee. In 2020, she was inducted in the AALL Hall of Fame, and she received the AALL Volunteer Service Award in 2016. Watson is the past president of SEAALL and the 2014 recipient of the Service to SEAALL Award. Watson is the past-chair of the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information. 

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/14/2021 at 3:00 PM (CST)

    The AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers is an annual scholarship competition that requests AALL members and students in related degree programs submit their recent scholarship on any subject relevant to law librarianship. Join the 2021 winners and Nicole Downing, chair of the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Committee, for a discussion about award-winning scholarship and how you can prepare to enter the competition for yourself.

    The AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers is an annual scholarship competition that requests AALL members and students in related degree programs submit their recent scholarship on any subject relevant to law librarianship. Winners of the Call for Papers receive monetary awards, in addition to recognition at the AALL Annual Meeting and direct forwarding of the winning articles to Law Library Journal and AALL Spectrum for publication consideration. The Call for Papers serves to both promote the scholarship interests of law librarians and to recognize scholarly efforts at every stage of a law librarian’s career. Join the 2021 winners and Nicole Downing, chair of the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Committee, for a discussion about award-winning scholarship and how you can prepare to enter the competition for yourself.

    Please note: AALL virtual coffee chats are not recorded and registration is open to AALL members only.

    MODERATOR:

    • Nicole Downing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level, Marketing + Outreach

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  • Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/08/2021 at 11:00 AM (CST)

    In this month's So You Wanna...? Series event, Savanna Nolan will sit down to discuss these questions with Mindfulness Caucus member and certified Koru Mindfulness teacher Heather Simmons. What is a mindfulness practice and how is it different from meditation? What steps can we take today to live more mindfully?

    With so much going on in the world, many of us are feeling burned out and exhausted. Can mindfulness be a tool to help us re-center? How is mindfulness different from meditation? 

    In this month's So You Wanna...? Series event, Savanna Nolan will sit down to discuss these questions with Mindfulness Caucus member and certified Koru Mindfulness teacher Heather Simmons. What is a mindfulness practice and how is it different from meditation? What steps can we take today to live more mindfully? 

    This program is brought to you by the Professional Engagement, Growth & Advancement Special Interest Section (PEGA-SIS) and the AALL Continuing Professional Education Committee.

    TARGET AUDIENCE:

    Any librarian experiencing stress and burnout.

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Participants will learn the benefits of mindfulness and the science behind it.
    2. Participants will acquire new ways to practice mindfulness in their daily lives.
    3. Participants will examine the amendments to ABA Standard 508 and identify ways to support law students and other library users.

    SPEAKERS:

    • Heather Simmons, University of Georgia School of Law

    COORDINATOR/MODERATOR:

    • Savanna Nolan, University of Georgia School of Law

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level,Teaching + TrainingManagement + Business Acumen

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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

    Please contact AALL at elearning@aall.org by November 22, 2021 if you would like to request live captioning services.

    Heather Simmons is the Associate Director for Instruction and Access at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Alexander Campbell King Law Library. She coordinates and develops curriculum for first-year legal research as well as advanced and specialized research courses. She also oversees all functions of the law library’s access and outreach services. Heather has had a passion for mindfulness throughout her career. She is a certified Koru Mindfulness Teacher and has conducted multiple presentations on mindfulness and self care. 

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    In this “So, You Wanna . . .?” interview, Eliza Boles will talk to our panel of four about their experiences in getting promotions and assisting people in that same goal. They will discuss topics such as preparing for the promotion application process, how to “make the case” for a promotion, things to be aware of during the process, and considerations for internal applicants.

    While moving up in law librarianship sometimes means literally moving to a new institution and while there are different processes across the types of law libraries, there are some common issues and questions involved when applying for a promotion. In this “So, You Wanna . . .?” interview, Eliza Boles will talk to our panel of four about their experiences in getting promotions and assisting people in that same goal. They will discuss topics such as preparing for the promotion application process, how to “make the case” for a promotion, things to be aware of during the process, and considerations for internal applicants. Panelists include an HR subject matter expert and law librarians in academic, firm, and government institutions.

    This program is brought to you by the Professional Engagement, Growth & Advancement Special Interest Section (PEGA-SIS) and the AALL Continuing Professional Education Committee.

    TARGET AUDIENCE:

    Anyone who is interested in applying for a promotion, in any type of institution.

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1.  Attendees will gain insight into the inner workings of the promotion process across institutions.
    2. Attendees will learn questions they should be asking themselves and others about promotion opportunities.

    SPEAKERS:

    • Amy Small, Texas State Law Library
    • Beth Cavagnolo, Vertex Advisors Group
    • Thomas "T.J." Striepe, University of Georgia Alexander Campbell King Law Library
    • Tricia G. Thomas, Akerman LLP

    COORDINATOR/MODERATOR:

    • Eliza Boles, University of Tennessee College of Law 

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level

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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

    Please contact AALL at elearning@aall.org by November 5, 2021 if you would like to request live captioning services.

    Speakers:

    Amy Small (she/her/hers) is the Assistant Director of the Texas State Law Library. She has 13 years of experience providing legal information to the public across the great state of Texas.


    Beth Cavagnolo, JD, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP has over 17 years’ experience designing and implementing inventive, strategic, data-driven talent development programs to redefine human resources and enrich company culture. She is a firm believer that an organization’s greatest assets are its people and how they collaborate and are motivated leads to transformational outcomes. Throughout her career Beth has led full-scale recruiting, professional development, and human resources departments at the international AmLaw 100 and A-List firms of O’Melveny & Myers, Bryan Cave (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP), White & Case, and a healthcare technology startup. Beth is regularly invited to speak and present at national conferences. She graduated from Columbia University with a master’s degree in Organizational Psychology, specializing in Change Leadership. She also earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, and a B.A magna cum laude in Political Science from Georgia State University. 


    Thomas "T.J." Striepe serves as the Director of the University of Georgia Alexander Campbell King Law Library. He joined the library 2011, initially serving as the faculty services librarian and then the associate director for research services. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Iowa, his J.D. from Arizona State University School of Law, and his M.L.I.S. from the University of Arizona. 


    Tricia G. Thomas, Director of Research Services, Akerman LLP: Tricia has worked in law firm libraries for more than 25 years. She started her career while in college as the “kid who shelved the books” and over the years worked her way up the ladder to become her firm’s library director overseeing a team of library managers, reference librarians, technical services librarians, and library assistants. She currently serves as the Director of Research Services at Akerman LLP. Tricia loves digging for answers and enjoys tackling a challenging research project. She is keenly interested in the latest advancements in automation, data analytics, and knowledge management strategies. Tricia is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries and serves on the Lexis Advisory Board. She received her B.A. from Oglethorpe University and her M.L.I.S. from Valdosta State University. She lives in Newnan, Georgia with her husband and daughter. 

    Moderator/Coordinator: 

    Eliza Boles joined UT Law in August 2016. As an assistant professor and digital resources and services librarian, her primary responsibility is to support the college’s research and teaching endeavors by managing and promoting the Law Library’s electronic resources and participating in the planning and teaching of legal research After becoming licensed to practice law in Tennessee in October 2010, Professor Boles worked as a solo practitioner attorney, serving indigent clients in both criminal and civil matters. However, she soon realized the library was her calling and returned to higher education to pursue a master’s degree in library and information science. Professor Boles most recently held a position as the digital resources librarian at Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law where she managed the school’s digital resource collection and provided workshops and seminars on legal research skills and instructional technology.

  • Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/18/2021

    Law librarians are constantly adopting new technology skills and enhancing existing ones—​but how often do they take stock of these skills? This program will focus on recognizing the knowledge of technology that law librarians already have, and how to use that skill set to boost teaching and reference services.

    Law librarians are constantly adopting new technology skills and enhancing existing ones—but how often do they take stock of these skills? This program will focus on recognizing the knowledge of technology that law librarians already have, and how to use that skill set to boost teaching and reference services. Moreover, by identifying and building upon these skills, librarians can improve current programs and services—from reference interviews to formal classroom instruction—and impress even the most tech-savvy administrator.

    TARGET AUDIENCE:

    Librarians who are hesitant to engage with new technologies; librarians who provide reference services to patrons who may need help with simple technology-related tasks; research instructors seeking to better integrate technology in their courses; law office technology instructors who want to introduce a set of tangible skills to their classroom

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Identify technology skills you may already possess, including experience with algorithms and artificial intelligence, and thorough understanding of metadata, as well as strengths and weaknesses in available technologies and complex software systems like integrated library systems.
    2. Learn practical skills to enhance your existing knowledge in order to improve teaching and create opportunities for growth within established reference services. These skills include redacting documents, extracting metadata, and organizing and presenting large amounts of information in easy-to-understand pieces. 
    3. Identify ways to integrate both existing and new skills into instruction, both in the classroom and in other contexts (such as reference services).

    SPEAKER:

    • Rebecca Kite, University of Tennessee

    COORDINATOR/MODERATOR/SPEAKER:

    • Eliza E. Boles, University of Tennessee

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Teaching + Training, Marketing + Outreach

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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/17/2021

    To keep members informed of the Association's activities, AALL will be holding its virtual update on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11:00 am Central. This session will be recorded. Registration is open to AALL members only.

    To keep members informed of the Association's activities, AALL will be holding its virtual update on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11:00 am Central. This session will be recorded. Registration is open to AALL members only. We encourage you to submit questions ahead of time to leadership@aall.org. You will also have the opportunity to submit questions via live chat, if time permits. We look forward to connecting with you!

    SPEAKERS:

    • Diane Rodriguez, AALL President
    • Beth Adelman, AALL Vice President / President-Elect
    • Cornell H. Winston, AALL Treasurer
    • Mary Jenkins, AALL Secretary

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level

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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

  • Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/16/2021

    Attend this session to be introduced to Reuters Legal News, available now at no cost. Get award-winning business and market news, alongside deep legal practice area content.

    Attend this session to be introduced to Reuters Legal News, available now at no cost. Get award-winning business and market news, alongside deep legal practice area content. 

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Introduce your patrons to a legal news experience, with business, market, and legal content, all in one place.
    2. Learn how RLN provides opportunity for business development and client engagement.
    3. Review the administrative onboarding portal and personalization features.

    SPEAKERS:

    • Zena Applebaum, Thomson Reuters
    • Gia Norris, Thomson Reuters

    COORDINATOR:

    • Jane Lippmann, Thomson Reuters

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Research + Analysis

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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

    Zena Applebaum, National Director, Market Insights & Engagement, Thomson Reuters; Lead, Go-to-market, Product Marketing, Reuters Legal News Vertical

    Zena Applebaum is a competitive intelligence strategist, legal industry observer, and personal brand advocate. Having pioneered the discipline of law firm competitive intelligence nearly 20 years ago, Applebaum was inducted as a Fellow of the Council of CI Fellows in 2015. She honed her CI skills as the director of competitive intelligence at Bennett Jones LLP for more than a decade prior to taking on her current role as national director, market insights and engagement at Thomson Reuters in Canada. In her role, she is responsible for client intelligence, market insights, and sales enablement.

    Gia Norris, Director, Product and Proposition Management, Thomson Reuters

    Gia Norris is a Director of Product and Portfolio Management for Reuters, focusing on Reuters Professional News offerings, including Reuters Legal News. She is an lawyer by training with practice experience in several large law firms in NYC. Gia has worked at Thomson Reuters for over 10 years in a variety of roles. She focuses on new product ideation and product life cycle management, synthesizing industry and competitive intelligence, creating strategic go-to-market plans and leading teams to protect core businesses and accelerate growth platforms.

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    Many legal information professionals are busy with new students, attorneys, judges, and clerks. This is in addition to the regular stresses we encounter in our jobs, both internal and external.

    Many legal information professionals are busy with new students, attorneys, judges, and clerks. This is in addition to the regular stresses we encounter in our jobs, both internal and external. This webinar will provide you with a variety of mindfulness strategies and techniques to manage your stress, including some optional chair yoga. The webinar will also discuss the amendments to ABA Standard 508 regarding law student well-being resources.

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Participants will learn the benefits of mindfulness and the science behind it
    2. Participants will acquire three new ways to practice mindfulness in their daily lives 
    3. Participants will examine the amendments to ABA Standard 508 and identify ways to support law students and other library users

    SPEAKERS:

    • Kizmet Adams, University of Georgia 
    • Heather Simmons, University of Georgia

    MODERATOR:

    • TJ Striepe, Director of the University of Georgia Law Library

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level,  Teaching + TrainingManagement + Business Acumen


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    CANCELLATION AND OTHER POLICIES

    No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

    Please contact AALL at elearning@aall.org by October 13, 2021 if you would like to request live captioning services.

    Kizmet Adams, University of Georgia 

    Kizmet earned her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law and has spent much of her career at Georgia Law in teaching and administrative positions. She has had a lifelong passion for helping people live healthy lives and now enjoys sharing that passion as the University of Georgia’s Wellbeing Coordinator. Kiz is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats on topics such as mindfulness and meditation, work/life balance, stress management, productivity, and engagement. Kiz is a certified Koru Mindfulness and Meditation instructor and has taught several Koru classes with Heather. She also teaches Pilates and yoga classes.

    Heather Simmons, University of Georgia 

    Heather coordinates and develops curriculum for first-year legal research as well as advanced and specialized research courses. She also oversees all functions of the law library’s access and outreach services. Heather has had a passion for mindfulness throughout her career. She is a certified Koru Mindfulness Teacher and has conducted multiple presentations on mindfulness and self-care.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/22/2021

    Get a brief overview of the interesting and complex area of wine law.

    In this brief overview, learn the history of wine law, including its origin, as well as the laws specific to wine, and the primary and secondary sources important to researching this area of law. 

    TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Get a brief history of wine law, including its origin
    2. Learn what wine law is and the doctrine specific to this area of law
    3. Learn which primary and secondary sources are important to reaching this area of law

    Presenter:

    • Ashley Sundin, K&L Gates

    AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Research + Analysis, Information Management, Teaching + Training

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