Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, MN 55427



8:00am - 8:45am                     Registration and Breakfast
8:45am - 9:00am                     Opening Remarks
9:00am - 10:00am                   Keynote: Shari Harley     
10:00am - 11:00am                 Business Partner Exhibit Time
11:00am - 12:00 pm                Breakout Session
12:00pm - 12:30 pm                Lunch
12:30pm - 12:45 pm                Community Service Presentation
12:45pm - 1:45pm                   Keynote: Anthony Drees
1:45pm - 2:45pm                     Business Partner Exhibit Time
2:45pm - 3:45pm                     Breakout Session
3:45pm - 4:00pm                     Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm                     Happy Hour + Prizes


Tony Drees - No Lies, No Excuses, Never Quit
Adaptive Athlete Champion, Purple Heart Amputee, and Motivational Speaker, Tony Drees challenges your beliefs about yourself, defines what accountability means to your survival, and explains how to become more resilient in today’s troubled world. His 3 Rules presentation will inspire, motivate and influence the ALAMN audience to live their best life. Prepare to have your Conference as well as your life experience supercharged with The Transition Expert-Tony Drees.

Shari Harley - Avoiding the Quit and Stay Phenomenon: Engage and Retain Your Best Employees
During challenging economic times, when turnover is low, employees still quit, they just don’t leave the building. Quit and stay is the phenomenon of employees becoming disengaged and less productive while waiting for the economy to improve and for other roles to become available. Quit and stay is an unfortunate but avoidable phenomena. Do you know which of your employees are engaged and committed to your organization? Do you have a plan for those who are not? Identify the key drivers of employee engagement, retention and performance and develop a loyal and committed workforce.



Why our profession is the nation’s least diverse (and how can we do better) - presented by Sybil Dunlop
The presentation will explore why the legal profession remains our nation’s least diverse. And the presentation will focus on the way bias influences the hiring, evaluating, and promotion of diverse talent. Sybil will offer concrete recommendations and takeaways so that every participant will be equipped with the tools to address problems, both individually and institutionally. She promises an engaging and interactive program designed to leave participants energized to serve as change agents.

Managing Finances Amid Inflation and Recession Concerns - presented by Superior Sponsor: Alerus
Persistent inflation, rising interest rates, and the dreaded “r” word are continued causes for concern among individuals and businesses alike. This session will provide a timely look at our current economic environment, the impact it is having on investments, retirement savings, and financial plans, and how to make sound financial decisions during turbulent times.


Discover Your Superpower - presented by Tony Drees, The Transition Expert
Introduction to the 4 superpower personality types. Discover Your Superpower. Feel Invincible! The fastest way to learn your strengths!

Technology and Business Planning for a Law Firm - presented by Mille Lacs Sponsor: Affinity
Simply fixing or replacing technology that breaks will never improve your practice. Most lawyers often feel technologically adrift although they have a general idea of problems they need to fix and new initiatives they want to launch. This lack of direction can be remedied with a technology plan. In this seminar, we'll show you how to build a technology plan which identifies problems, addresses inefficiencies and problems, and proactively improves your practice. Furthermore, a business plan provides direction and continuity for your overall business objectives. Find out why every law firm needs a business plan and how to build one yourself.

 ALAMN 32nd Annual Education Conference Community Service Partner - The Bridge for Youth

This year, ALAMN is partnering with The Bridge for Youth as part of the Community Service aspect of the for the 32nd Annual Education Conference.

About: The Bridge for Youth centers youth voice, justice, and equity in all we do, and empowers youth experiencing homelessness through safe shelter, basic needs, and healthy relationships.

How You Can Help:

  • Donate directly to The Bridge of Youth - click here
  • Bring a Gift Card to the ALAMN Conference ($10-$50 increments):
    • Postmates or other food delivery services
    • Cub foods
    • Kowalski’s grocery store
    • Target
    • Starbucks
    • Five Guys

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