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.


2018 Registration

Please register for the 2018 CALPA year by January 31. Registration form can be found in the member documents section.

Congrats to the 2018 CALPA Board!

President – Haley Lelah
Vice President – Lindsay Essi
Treasurer – Emily Berttucci
Secretary – Mary Bosworth
Coordinator – William French
Technology Coordinator – Carole Deeter

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