NALP's Board of Directors held their summer meeting July 13-14, 2018. The Board reviewed and took action on several matters.
2019 Fiscal Year Budget - The Board adopted a $4.3 million budget for the 2019 fiscal year.
2019 Membership Dues - The Board set the calendar year 2019 dues rates:
|New Law School||$750/year|
|Renewing Law School||$950/year|
|New Law Firm||$750/year|
|Renewing Law Firm (up to 100 lawyers)||$950/year|
|Renewing Law Firm (more than 100 lawyers)||$1300/year|
|Each Additional Office||$625/year|
|Government & Public Interest Organizations||$295/year|
|Corporate/Other Legal Organizations||$950/year|
|Additional Members at Member Institutions|
|Individual Associate Member||$195/year|
|Legal Search Consultants||$750/year|
|Affiliates Otherwise Eligible for Voting Membership||$750/year|
2018-2019 Educational Programming Dates and Fees
Board members also:
Reviewed preliminary FY18 year-end financials
Reviewed the feedback from members provided through Director outreach calls and Regional Resource Council member reports.
Participated in a design thinking workshop facilitated by Erin Walczewski of Harvard Law School and Cooley LLP.
Discussed the Executive Director’s upcoming sabbatical.
Heard an update from the NALP Foundation on current research projects, including the Alumni Study on Employment and Career Satisfaction, Women of Color Study, the Study of Incivility in Law Firms, and the Cost Per Hire study. The Foundation is also planning a third Hiring Partner Summit for February 28 – March 1, 2019 at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles.
Heard a report from Vice-President Michelle Gage on the Canadian legal education system, the Canadian legal market, and the Canadian recruiting system, including the articling process.
Reviewed several of the documents used by the Nominating Committee to educate the membership about leadership positions.
Reviewed and updated Board policies, including the fiscal policy.
Reviewed the evaluations for recent conferences including the Annual Education Conference and the Diversity & Inclusion Summit.
Heard from Board Liaisons about the work of several Sections, Work Groups, Committees, Advisory Groups, and Task Forces.