News & Noteworthy

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

 Click here to read about and see photos from our Chapter's 2016 Golf, Bowling & Painting event at Riverton Country Club.

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

What Keeps You Up At Night?  The Challenge of the Small Firm Administrator
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

As a small firm administrator – What keeps you up at night? If you answered,' EVERYTHING!', then this event is for you. Our round table discussion is an opportunity for small firm administrators to talk freely and candidly about the issues they face managing all aspects of their law firm’s business – Operations, Finance, HR, IT, Marketing. Meet with your peers to ask questions, get helpful answers and talk through challenging concerns.  Small Firm is defined as less than 30 attorneys. Event is limited to 20 people.

Register Here

General Membership Session
ALA Benefits: Because Membership Has Its Privileges
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia - 120 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

If you have asked yourself, "What do I really get for my membership?" ALA has your answer. Reducing costs? VIP Business Partner program. Hiring exceptional staff? ALA Job Bank. Addressing diversity? ALA Diversity & Inclusion Initiative. Join us on November 2, to learn about new ALA offerings and initiatives designed to make your job easier and make you look good!

Bring a guest and get a gift, if your guest becomes a member before the end of the year.

Register here: ALA Benefits: Because Membership Has Its Privileges

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!