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 Mentor Program

We are continuing the CALPA Mentor Program into 2018! If you'd like to receive a new or additional mentor, mentee, or peer mentor, please complete the survey using the link below by Friday, February 16.


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