Category: News

2018/2019 Upcoming Calendar of Events

Events TBD All of our effort goes into providing quality educational, social and community events to our membership through membership fees and business partner sponsorship dollars. We hope you enjoy the 2018/2019 year.

Apr.20/17 – Our New 2017/2018 Executive Board Members

President: Jerry-Lynn Fossenier, TingleMerrett LLP President Elect: Sharon Harris, Beaumont Church LLP Past President: Jeanelle Crosser, Warren Benson Amantea LLP VP Programs/Events: Jennifer Carter-Squire, Bennett Jones LLP VP Education: Holli McVean, Carscallen LLP VP Sponsorships: Andrea Boyle, Stikeman Elliott LLP VP Communications: Robert McLauchlin, Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP Treasurer: Karryn Mysyk, McLeod Law LLP […]

April 20/17: Congratulations 2017 CALA Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations Cheryl Morgan and Andrea Boyle on your full-ride scholarship win (Regt’n, Travel & Accommodation) to ALA’s Regional Conference this fall.  Cheryl won, by random draw of those in attendance,  at the Firm Leaders Luncheon on February 9th and Andrea won hers yesterday at the AGM.  We can’t wait to hear whether they pick Nashille or Las Vegas.

Win a 2017 Conference Scholarship

The Executive Board is pleased to announce that two (2) full-ride scholarships (registration, flight, accommodation) are being given away again this year to ALA’s Regional Legal Management Conferences in 2017. Congratulations to Cheryl Morgan of Vogel LLP on her win of 1 of these scholarships that was drawn at the Law Firm Leaders Luncheon on […]

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 […]