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"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team”  – Phil Jackson

Welcome to the Greater Chicago Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators – we are celebrating our 40th year!

Our Chapter was incorporated in 1977 with a primary focus and responsibility to provide members with solutions for challenges faced daily, resources to promote their professional development by delivering a mix of relevant information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives, and by promoting diversity and inclusiveness within our chapter and the legal community as a whole. 40 years later we are now proud to serve over 300 legal management professionals in law firms, corporate, non-profit and governmental legal departments in Chicago and the surrounding areas.

This year, we will honor our 40 years by Celebrating Our Past, Embracing Our Present, and Forming Our Future.

Our Greater Chicago Chapter team is a diverse group of forward-thinking legal management professionals who lead law firms and legal departments, and are supported by our valued business partners who continue to be instrumental in the success of our Chapter by providing white-glove service to each of our members’ firms and legal departments.

I am humbled and honored to be this year’s Chapter President and have the opportunity to serve with an outstanding team of Directors and Officers. Together we are committed to continue discovering knowledge to educate leaders and develop resources and programs that respond to, anticipate and understand our members’ needs.

However, we cannot do this alone! We are always seeking volunteers to serve on our various committees. Please check our Chapter Committees page, as we would love for you to get involved and make a difference in our Chapter.

And if you are not yet a member, please check our Membership page and become part of this great community!

I hope to see all of you at this year’s outstanding meetings, and events!

Betsy A. Kopczynski

President, Greater Chicago Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators
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