The Chicago Association of Legal Personnel Administrators (“CALPA”) is a non-profit organization comprised of law firm recruitment and professional development employer members. The organization was founded and continues to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information to keep its members at the forefront of the legal industry. CALPA hosts regular meetings with expert presenters in the industry, panelists and roundtables to discuss related law student and lateral recruitment, talent management and career development best practices and market trends.


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April Member Meeting: PD Panel

While focusing on PD, this panel will be useful to all CALPA members and includes questions on mentor programs, summer & first-year training, and synergies between recruiting & PD.

Panelists: Shannon Burke (Chapman and Cutler)
Jennifer Gallinson (Much Shelist)
Lesley Henry (Axiom)
Mary Beth Walsh (Hinshaw & Culbertson)

June Member Meeting - Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Talent Panel

Please join CALPA at Sunda for our June meeting on Tuesday, June 13th for a panel discussing Recruiting & Retaining Diverse Talent.

Becky Whitehurst - Diversity Manager, Schiff Hardin
Devin Carter - Recruiting Manager, Baker & McKenzie
Jami de Lou - Associate Director of Talent Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Jenner & Block
Shannon Bartlett - Dean of Students, The University of Chicago The Law School