SOURCE: Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators

Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators

April 18, 2011 09:00 ET

Administrative Professionals Day in LA to Inspire Legal Professionals in Career Transition

Economically Challenging Times Addressed by the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2011) - In observance of Administrative Professionals Day, over 100 legal professionals will attend a new career event offered by the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators, Wednesday, April 27, 5:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center Atrium, 333 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. The event is free and open to the public.

The Members-In-Transition Networking event is designed for those who have transitioned in their legal careers, possibly due to layoffs, downsizing, and other legal industry career changes.

"I am in transition all the time," says Luci Hamilton, event chair, naming a move from Brazil to California, the loss of a Managing Partner to cancer, personally surviving multiple heart attacks, and the loss of a job due to the economic downturn. Hamilton is a Past President of GLA ALA and Director of Administration & Finance at Karlin & Peebles, LLP of Beverly Hills.

"My goal is to bring my peers and our business partners together to sustain us no matter what transition we go through," says Hamilton.

The event will combine art, writing and music with the industry, featuring:

  • ART SHOW by Cinye EagleWolf, a Native American Artist and Vietnam veteran
  • LIVE JAZZ lead by Toby Karlin, of the LA band White Lights and Music Director of Invertigo Dance Theather
  • MUSIC by LA based singer/songwriter Nadia Fay
  • BOOK SIGNING, reading and presentation by Patricia Forrester, author of 'Nice Girls on Top: Compassionate and Highly Effective Leadership for Women'
  • GIVEAWAYS of Forrester's books by sponsor WAMS the first 25 attendees

To RSVP, visit http://www.glaala.org/clubportal/RSVP.cfm?clubID=194&EventID=141249 or contact Luci Hamilton at lhamilton@karlinpeebles.com. Deadline to RSVP is April 25.

For more information, contact:
Luci Hamilton - lhamilton@karlinpeebles.com - 323-648-4645
Jean Jewell, GLA ALA President, - jjewell@whiteo.com - 310-712-6167
Jess Block, Publicist, - jessblockpr@gmail.com - 909-706-8525

ABOUT GLA ALA: The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (GLA ALA) is a 350-person nonprofit membership organization that provides opportunities for educational enrichment, professional and personal development, community service, and the exchange of information to improve the quality and professionalism of management in legal services organizations. www.glaala.org

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