Employers and law schools in a number of cities have formed local recruiting organizations. These groups, which are independent organizations and not related to NALP, offer valuable local networking opportunities. For more information, call the contact person listed below.
Atlanta Legal Recruitment Association (ALRA)
Rita Garrett, Kutak Rock, 404.222.4650
Recruitment Administrators of Austin
Meghan Miller, Jackson Walker L.L.P., 512-236-2097
Recruiting Administrators of Charlotte
Carolyn Early, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (919) 329-3857
Chicago Association of Legal Personnel Administrators (CALPA)
Web site: www.calpa.info
Kate Ford, Paul Hastings LLP, (312) 499-6291
Connecticut Association of Legal Recruitment Administrators (CALRA)
Erika Malm-Fabrizio, Wiggin & Dana (860) 570-5043
Recruiting Administrators of Dallas (RADS)
Katie Schuster, Locke Lord LLP, 214-740-8064
Denver Area Legal Recruitment Association (DALRA)Florida
Emily Sheldon, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, (303) 607-3950
See South Florida or Tampa Bay
Houston Association of Legal Recruitment Administrators
Web site: www.halra.info
Kansas City, MO and KS
Kansas City Legal Recruiters Association
Cristy Johnson, Bryan Cave LLP, (816)374-3362
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Legal Recruiters Association
Bill Spohrer, Jolley Urga Wirth & Woodbury, (702) 699-7500
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Area Legal Recruitment Association (LAALRA)
Web Site: www.laalra.org
Anja Heidenreich, Alston & Bird, (213) 576-1083
Louisiana (New Orleans & Baton Rouge)
Louisiana Legal Recruitment Association (LALRA)
Michelle Jackson, Southern University Law Center, (225) 771-2142
Louisville Recruiting Administrators
Sonya Abbott Yadon, Frost Brown Todd LLC, (502) 779-8545
Massachusetts Legal Recruitment Association (MALRA)
Web Site: www.malraonline.org
Katie Creedon, Proskauer Rose, (617) 526-9662
Minnesota Legal Career Professionals (MnLCP)
Vic Massaglia, University of Minnesota Law School, (612) 626-8108
Recruiting Administrators of Nashville
Cheryl Hunt, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, (615) 726-5568
New York, NY
Triangle Association of Legal Recruitment Administrators (TALRA)
S. Christian Smith, Elon University School of Law, (336) 279-9238
Orange County, CA
Orange County Area Legal Recruitment Administrators
Web site: www.ocalra.com
Esther Villa, Bryan Cave LLP, (949) 223-7000
Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA)
Dan DiResta, Davis Wright Tremaine
Legal Recruitment Administrators of Philadelphia
Nicole Oddo, Dechert LLP (215) 994-2447
Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools
Rashida T. West, Esq., Drexel University School of Law (215) 571-4805
Phoenix City Group
Laura Zilmer, Fennemore Craig, (602) 916-5272
Pittsburgh Area Legal Recruiting Administrators Group
Jacki Herzog, Clark Hill | Thorp Reed, 412.394.7721
Pittsburgh Area City Group
Law Firm Contact: Jacki Herzog, Clark Hill | Thorp Reed, 412.394.7721
Law School Contacts: Maria Comas, Duquesne Law School, (412) 396-6279, email@example.com and Samantha Coyne, Duquesne Law School,412.396.2593, firstname.lastname@example.org
Richmond Area Association of Recruitment Administrators
Ann D. McGhee, McGuireWoods LLP, (804) 775-7628
San Diego, CA
San Diego Legal Recruitment Association (SDLRA)
Web Site: www.sdlra.org
Randy Reliford, Whittier Law School, (619) 961-4233
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association (BALRA)
Web Site: www.balra.org
Michelle Le Biavant, Morrison & Foerster, (650) 813-5933
Seattle Area Legal Recruiting Administrators (SALRA)
Deverie Robinson, K&L Gates LLP
South Florida Association for Law Placement (SFALP)
Dinah Ruiz, Morgan Lewis & Bockius
St. Louis, MO
Recruiting Association of St. Louis (RASL)
Jessie Fenton, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. (314) 335-6835
Texas Professional Development Group
Amy Hancock, Andrews Kurth LLP, (713) 220-4552
Utah Legal Employers & Educators Council
Beth Hansen, Brigham Young University Law School, (801) 422-4572
Washington Area Legal Recruitment Administrators Association
Web Site: www.walraa.org
Katie Kizzier, Baker Botts L.L.P., (202) 639-7848
Regional Law School Consortia
A number of law school consortia exist throughout the country. Some consortia hold regular meetings. Others do not meet but exchange information frequently. Still others are coalitions formed around specific career fairs or similar events. Especially in the latter case, the active membership of a consortium may change somewhat from year to year. NALP has compiled this list of consortia by inviting members to submit information to the NALP office.
California—Northern California Consortium of Law School Professionals. Consists of Golden Gate University School of Law; McGeorge School of Law; University of the Pacific; Santa Clara University School of Law; Stanford Law School; University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law; University of California, Davis School of Law; University of California, Hastings College of the Law; University of San Francisco School of Law.
California—Law School Career Advisors of Southern California.
Consists of California Western School of Law; Chapman Law School;
La Verne College of Law; Loyola Law School; Pepperdine University School of Law; Southwestern
University School of Law; Thomas Jefferson School of Law; UC Irvine School of Law; UCLA School
of Law, University of San Diego School of Law; University of Southern
California Law Center; Western State University College of Law; Whittier Law School. Contact: Miriam Benor, email@example.com.
Chicago Area Law School Consortium. Consists of
Chicago-Kent College of Law; DePaul University College of Law; John
Marshall Law School; Loyola University Chicago School of Law; Northern
Illinois University College of Law; Northwestern University School of
Law; Southern Illinois University School of Law; University of Chicago; University of Illinois College of Law; University of Notre Dame; Valparaiso
University School of Law. Contact: Kevin Agnew, DePaul Univeristy College of Law, 312-362-6869, firstname.lastname@example.org.
District of Columbia Law School Consortium. Consists of law schools in the Baltimore-Washington greater metropolitan area: American University, Washington College of Law; Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; George Washington University Law Center; Georgetown University Law Center; Howard University School of Law; George Mason University School of Law; University of the District of Columbia School of Law; University of Baltimore School of Law; University of Maryland School of Law.
Georgia Law School Group. Consists of Emory University School of Law; University of Georgia School of Law; Georgia State University College of Law; Mercer University School of Law. Contact Beth Shackleford (University of Georgia), (706) 542-7541, email@example.com.
Indiana Law School Group. Consists of the four Indiana law schools: Indiana University School of Law–Bloomington; Indiana University School of Law–Indianapolis; Notre Dame Law School; Valparaiso Law School. Contact Natalie Kijurna (Valparaiso), (219) 465-7899, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Massachusetts Law School Consortium. Consists of the Massachusetts law schools: Boston College Law School; Boston University School of Law; Harvard Law School; New England School of Law; Northeastern University School of Law; Suffolk University Law School; Western New England College School of Law. Contact Leslie Becker Wilson, UMass Law School, (517) 573-8095, email@example.com
Northeast Law School Consortium. Consists of New England School of Law; Quinnipiac School of Law, Roger Williams School of Law; Suffolk University School of Law; UMass Dartmouth School of Law; University of Maine School of Law; University of New Hampshire School of Law; Vermont Law School; Western New England School of Law. Contact Sam Charron, Western New England School of Law, (413) 782-1416, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ohio Law Placement Consortium. Consists of seven Ohio law schools: University of Akron School of Law; Capital University Law and Graduate Center; University of Cincinnati College of Law; University of Dayton School of Law; Ohio Northern University College of Law; Ohio State University College of Law; University of Toledo College of Law.
Pacific Northwest Law School Group. Consists of Gonzaga University School of Law; Seattle University School of Law; University of Utah College of Law; Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College; University of Oregon School of Law; University of Washington School of Law; Willamette University College of Law; University of Idaho College of Law. Contact Elizabeth A. Davis (Lewis & Clark), (503) 768-6610, email@example.com.
Southeastern Law Placement Consortium:www.selpc.org. Consists of The University of Alabama School of Law; Cumberland School of Law, Samford University; Dedman School of Law Southern Methodist University; University of Florida Levin College of Law; University of Georgia School of Law; University of Kentucky College of Law; The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law; University of Miami School of Law; University of South Carolina School of Law; University of Tennessee College of Law; Wake Forest University School of Law. Contact Brian Lewis (University of North Carolina), (919) 962-1023, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia -- Commonwealth Law School Consortium. Consists of University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law; University of Virginia School of Law; Washington and Lee University School of Law; William and Mary Law School. Contact Robert Kaplan (William and Mary), (757) 221-3805, email@example.com.