News & Noteworthy

Click here for contact information for your 2016-2017 Chapter Board of Directors.


Congratulations to Jessica Mazzeo who recently was awarded the Women Business Enterprise Counsel of PA-DE-sNJ's 2016 Shining Star Award, which acknowledged her as being instrumental in the successful development of the WBEC PA/DE/sNJ, and whose voluntary support of and commitment to supplier development initiatives have enhanced business opportunities for certified women business enterprises.

 Click here to read about our Chapter's three scholarship winners' experiences at the Regions 1 & 2 Conference in Boston, MA.

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

All of our members have access to the handouts from the 2016 ALA National Conference which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 22-25, 2016. Click here to find all the handouts.  Click here to see photos taken by Chapter members who attended the conference: ALA National Photos.  Joe Samarco and Joan Wean also wrote the following article on their experience at the conference: 2016 ALA National Conference Article.

Events & Attractions

General Membership: Managing More and More:  Best Practices for Managing Multiple Offices
Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:00pm
The Pyramid Club
Sponsor: Prasada - New ALA Business Partner
As law firms expand locally, regionally or nationally, the challenge for firm administrators is how to successfully oversee multiple locations.  Whether you are an administrator at a large firm that already has regional administrative job functions, or you are a small firm this is planning an acquisition (or are being acquired), this presentation is for you.  

Ordering Wine with Confidence

Presented by Vicki Miller of Vinocity

After this fun and interactive event, you will be confident selecting wine from a wine list when entertaining a client, hosting a party, or just buying a bottle of wine to enjoy at home! You'll learn the major wine styles, food and wine pairing tips, and the important components in wine that affect the body, flavor, color, and yes, even the scent. And we'll taste wines that exemplify these points, all while enjoying wonderful food and delightful conversation with your ALA colleagues and Business Partners! 

 Register Here


Wearing Five Hats:  The Challenge of the Small Firm Administrator
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Registration and more details coming soon!

General Membership Session
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Registration and more details coming soon!

General Membership Session: Are You Prepared for the Next Disaster
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:00 PM

Davio's Restaurant - 111 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Presenter(s)/Keynote(s):Nathan Childers, Executive Vice President of Preparis, an all-in-one business continuity solution helping businesses protect their people, operations and brand.
Being prepared for an emergency requires more than simply having a written plan sitting on the shelf or in your document management system. It requires a well-orchestrated response from many people throughout your firm. Will you and your team members know how to respond to the specific emergency, and will you be able to communicate that effectively to the lawyers and staff in your office and at your firm? 

Chapter Holiday Party
Friday, December 9, 2016
Where:  The Kimmel Center
Registration and additional details coming soon!