News & Noteworthy


 Our first Diversity and Inclusion event made The Legal Intelligencer 

Diversity and Inclusion in Your Law Firm: A Call to Action - The Business Case and Beyond


Check out this article written by Jessica Mazzeo for The Legal Intelligencer 

The Value of Executive Personnel Involvement in Professional Associations

Hurray for Hollywood and the ALA national conference!  Please see the attached article written by Joe Samarco and Joan Wean on their recent experience.

2016 ALA National Conference Article

ALA National Photos



The last week of May some members of the ALA met to wish John Kirk continued happiness and success in his retirement. I reached out to the people who attended this “Going Away Party” for any recollections that they had about John. Gail Roup

Click here to read some of the recollections



Our first annual members appreciation night was a huge success and we look forward to doing it again next year.  Click here to view some photos from the event. 


 2016 ALA National Conference - May 22-25th, 2016 

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles California

Check back soon to hear from some of our members that attended this year's conference.

All of our members can check out the handouts from this year's event. Click here to find all the handouts. 


Our 2016-2017 Board of Directors

On April 1st, we introduced our 2016-2017 Board of Directors and thanked those Board members who were rotating off the Board for their service.  Your 2016-2017 Board, led by Chapter President Marlys Hickman, has many exciting things in store in the coming term.  For easy convenience, please click here for contact information for the new Board of Directors.




Events & Attractions



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Save the Date for our chapter’s Annual Golf Outing – Monday, September 26th at The Riverton Country Club.  Not a golfer?  No worries as we’re also hosting a bowling competition and something new this year which we’re not ready to disclose just yet!

If you can’t get out of the office to join for the day’s activities, please join us for cocktails and dinner!  More details and registration to follow.  In the meantime, please contact one of the Golf Outing Coordinators with any questions: 

Joseph Samarco ( or

Marlys Hickman (




Questions about how to make the most of your sponsorship?  Our Chapter's Executive Directors/Business Partner liaisons are Brooks Ryan, National Director, Managed Services at DTI and Jack Caulk, Business Development Manager at The MCS Group.  Please contact Brooks at or Jack at  with any questions, concerns or feedback regarding your sponsorship.




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Your chapter has launched a YouTube channel to showcase the benefits of membership.  Check back monthly for video clips featuring your fellow members providing useful tips and tricks beneficial across all areas involving the business of law.  You can check out our first two videos here:

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