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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January 2019 Meeting

Join recruiters from Crowe, Constellation Brands, and ZS Associates as they share their companies’ best practices and innovations at each stage in the talent acquisition process.

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)