Category: News

Virtual AGM- April 13th, 2021

Our virtual AGM is complete, the votes are tallied and the financial statements were ratified.  Many thanks to Karryn Mysyk and Jennifer Carter-Squires who have left the Board and welcome to the new Board members, Cheryl Morgan and AnneMarie Wensrich.

2021 Presidents’ Award of Excellence

Once again CALA has received the 2021 Presidents’ Award of Excellence!  It is an honour bestowed by ALA to recognize Chapters for their effective and collaborative efforts to support ALA’s mission and goals.  Each year we strive to provide extensive professional development opportunities and develop collaborative environments to empower our Members to lead in the […]

CALA Business Partner Scavenger Hunt

Congratulations to Thursday’s Winner – Angela Wong! To thank everyone who took the time and responded over this past week, we did one final draw with all names in the pot! Congratulations – Michelle Zizek! Your Guusto gift cards are on the way! Thanks again, everyone!

Diversity to Inclusion: A Social Uprising

CALA would like to express gratitude to Jessica Mazzeo for her valuable information session on DIVERSITY TO INCLUSION: A SOCIAL UPRISING. Also, like to extend Thank you to everyone who were able to contribute their valuable time to make this Education event successful. #CalgaryALA

Do you know about our Great Resources page?

Resources Page under My Account has link to very important and useful links. Login to your Account today and check our awesome Resources Page. You will find links to Pages like ALA Event Calendar, Legal Management Magazine, ALA Career Resources and Articles (contains tool kit) and many more.

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 Link to ALA Event Calendar Link to Legal Management magazine Link to ALA Business Partner Link to ALA Legal Marketplace Link to ALA BOLD Bites, the weekly newsletter