Category: News

August 2016 – CALA Scholarship Change/Update

The Executive Board has reviewed the CALA Scholarship offering and has elected to 1) increase the scholarship to $600.00 (from $400) to accommodate for rising ALA conference registration fees and/or accommodate for US currency exchange and 2) extend the scholarship to include ALA ‘Specialty’ Conferences that have previously been excluded from the scholarship offering. If you are […]

July 2016 – New Financial Subsection Chair

Please join us in welcoming Nayla Mawji of Field Law as CALA’s new Financial Subsection Chair while our former chair of that subsection, Holli McVean, has moved to a Board position. Welcome Nayla!

June 14/16 – CALA Scholarship’s Available

Did you know…CALA offers a $400.00 scholarship reimbursement to any CALA member who attends one of ALA’s 2016 National or Regional Conferences.  The conditions are simple:  Be an active CALA member, register and attend one of either of ALA’s National Conference (Spring) or ALA’s Regional Conferences (Fall/3 locations/formerly Business of Law Conference) and submit a copy of […]

June 6/16: Congratulations CALA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Jin Wu of Stikeman Elliott and Alanna Loftus of Lawson Lundell on their CALA full-ride scholarship win (conference registration, flight & accommodation) to ALA’s 2016 Regional Legal Management Conference in the location of their choosing.  Jin won her scholarship as an attendee at our CookBook Company Cooks event and Alanna won hers as […]

April 01/16: 2016/2017 Executive Announcement – 10-May-2016 – Karryn Mysyk

CALA AGM Highlights! Welcome our new 2016-2017 CALA Executive Board: President:                                Jeanelle Crosser, Warren Benson Amantea LLP President Elect:                      Jerry-Lynn Fossenier, TingleMerrett LLP Past President:                        Catina Aronson, McLennan Ross LLP VP Programs/Events:            Andrea Boyle, Stikeman Elliott LLP VP Education:                          Holli McVean, Carscallen LLP VP Sponsorships:                    Tami White, McMillan LLP VP Communications:              Sharon Harris, Beaumont Church […]

ALA Business of Law Conferences – registration open – Jul 13, 2015 by Karryn Mysyk

Business of Law Conferences- Registration is open to attend ALA’s Business of Law Conference series. This year’s theme is “Evolving the Business of Law” and that’s exactly what the BLC’s were designed to do: offer the same leading-edge curriculum across three locations in the US. Specialty Conferences- Additionally, registration is open to attend the Managing […]

2015 Presidents’ Award of Excellence – May 29, 2015

We are very excited to announce that the Calgary chapter of the ALA has been recognized in the 2015 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 […]

CALA AGM – April 14, 2015 by Karryn Mysyk

CALA AGM Presents… Freddi Dogterom Fun with F.R.O.G. s A fun look at communicating with an emphasis on listening skills with the theme of Frogs! The acronym FROG stands for: FIND – common ground; REFLECT – what do I know; ORGANIZE – pause and think, and; GENERATE – enthusiasm. Once again the learning is participatory […]

ALA Webinar Center – April 9, 2013

ALA Webinar Center Get the training and education you need without having to leave your office. All you need is a computer with internet access and you can join in on the webinar. Watch the presentation, submit questions and participate in audience polls. Dial in to a toll-free number to listen to the audio with […]

CALA AGM Announcements – April 30, 2019

CALA announced at its AGM today that we are the recent & proud recipient of the ALA 2019 ELEVATE AWARD recognizing excellence in educational content, member to member & member to business partner relationships and prominence in the legal community.  We are also happy to announce our newly elected 2019/2020 Executive Board being: Karryn Mysyk, […]
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