ALA Faces Member and Chapter News

Anniversaries, Awards and Appointments July/August 2019

membersonthemove-2_9MEMBERS ON THE MOVE

Maria T. Black, a member of the Greater Chicago Chapter, is now Office Administrator at Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, PC, in Chicago, Illinois.

Dennis R. Clark, a member of the Golden Gate Chapter, is now Office Manager at Kirschenbaum Law, PC, in Walnut Creek, California.

Melissa M. Clark, a member of the Metropolitan Detroit Chapter, is now Administrator at McKeen & Associates, PC, in Detroit, Michigan.

Lindsey C. Goldberg (not pictured), a member of the Philadelphia Chapter, is now Practice Group Manager at Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

India N. Hall, MSAC, a member of the Capital Chapter, is now Chief Executive Officer and Director of Administration at Linowes and Blocher, LLP, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Jennifer Javaheri, a member of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter, is now Human Resources and Operations Manager at Pircher Nichols & Meeks in Los Angeles, California.

Nikki Korson, a member of the Capital Chapter, is now Office Manager at White & Case, LLP, in Washington, D.C.

Craig Swain, an independent member, is now Chief Operating Officer at Serpe Jones Andrews Callender & Bell, PLLC, in Houston, Texas.



The Foundation of the Association of Legal Administrators revamped the Susan L. French Emerging Leader Fellowship Program earlier this year, and the Trustees recently announced the recipients. Congratulations to Jessica A. Beyer, CLM, Office Manager at DeWitt LLP in Brookfield, Wisconsin; and Emily C. Spehar, Office Manager at Fox Galvin, LLC, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jessica and Emily will receive registration and travel to ALA’s 2019 Chapter Leadership Institute and enrollment in the interactive online series Elevate Your Professional Presence — plus a bonus presentation module presented by Judy Hissong, CLM, PCC. If all program requirements are met throughout the yearlong program, a complimentary registration and travel stipend for the 2020 Annual Conference & Expo may be extended to them. Find full details of the fellowship program here.