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CALA Annual Strat Planning

Finally! CALA board members were able to sit together, to do Annual Strat planning for this year, with Social Distancing. Planning was different this year than any other due to on going Pandemic. Welcome to new board members Rene Brenkman and Rada Baljak to their first CALA meeting! Stay tunned, more updates on the way!

Our New 2020/2021 Executive Board Members

President:  Andrea Boyle, Stikeman Elliott LLP President Elect/VP Memberships: Robert McLauchlin, Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP Past President:  Karryn Mysyk, McLeod Law LLP VP Programs/Events: Susan Taylor-Heward, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP VP Education:  Rada Baljak, Dentons Canada LLP VP Sponsorships: Jennifer Carter-Squire, Bennett Jones SLP Treasurer:  Michelle Zizek, Parlee McLaws LLP VP Communications: Vikram […]

2020 Presidents’ Award of Excellence

We are very excited to announce that the Calgary chapter of the ALA has been awarded the 2020 Presidents’ Award of Excellence program. This program is a performance guideline meant to encourage chapters to take effective and collaborative action in support of ALA’s mission to promote and enhance the competence and professionalism of legal administrators and […]

CALA would like to thank all the Members, Business Partners and Law Firm Leaders who were able to attend Law Firm Leaders Lunch

CALA would like to thank all the Members, Business Partners and Law Firm Leaders who were able to attend Law Firm Leaders Lunch on February 11, 2020 held on The Fairmont Palliser. It was very well attended event and Gregor Jeffrey’s presentation for ‘Communicating with Influence’ was excellent.     

UNPACK ALA : Links and Resources

Join other chapters and get well-connected to ALA resources! Well-Connected checklist Important links for every chapter: Link to About ALA alanet.org/about/about-ala Link to ALA Event Calendar alanet.org/events/ Link to Legal Management magazine alanet.org/legalmgmt/ Link to ALA Business Partner http://www.alabp.org/ Link to ALA Legal Marketplace legalmarketplace.alanet.org Link to ALA BOLD Bites, the weekly newsletter alanet.org/education/publications/bold-bites

2019 Elevate ALA Award

CALA is proud to have applied for and won the 2019 Elevate ALA Award. The Elevate ALA Award is an essay application awarded to up to three chapters whose efforts in professional development, networking and visibility demonstrate advancement in the areas of educational content, member-to-member and member-to-business partner relationships, and ALA’s prominence in the legal […]

Thank you for attending BP Appreciation Event

Thank you everyone who were able to attend CALA Business Partner Appreciation Event, yesterday. Hope everyone enjoyed Fun Money Casino Night with delicious food and drinks! 

Happy Holidays! Christmas Party 2019

CALA would like to thank you all members and Business Partners who were able to attend and cheer yesterday’s Christmas Party at National. Below are the winners from Yesterday. Ugly Sweater Winners 1st Prize : Field Law Team Runner-up: Karryn Mysyk Door Prize Winners $50 The Keg gift card from Dream Recruitment: Vern Barnard Handbag […]

New and Returning Members on year 2019

CALA would like to welcome all the new and returning members who joined this year. We are excited to have you aboard and looking forward to seeing you on CALA Events and Socials. Karin Brendel, Doug Chern, Devon Cholak, Hyacinth Dourado, Kristi Dumais, Kayleigh Evans-Irvine, Andrea Habermeyer, Jodi Hann, Kerri Jenkins, JoAnn Kolodychuk, Francis Macapinlac, […]

Thank you all for attending CALA Annual Educational Conference

The CALA Innovate Educational Conference was held on November 14th. Thank you to all CALA members who attended and the Business Partners who participated in the Vendor Fair and donated draw prizes. It was a great day of learning and networking.
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