Legal Staff Members

CAALA Legal Staff membership provides access to programs and benefits exclusively for plaintiff law firm staff, including the Legal Staff List Serve. Annual programming includes local educational meetings and the legal staff education track during CAALA Vegas.   

Legal Staff Committee Leadership

Chair: Lupe Flores
Shernoff Bidart & Echeverria, LLP
Vice Chair: Rose Gutierrez
Law Offices of Michels & Lew

Membership provides you with the following benefits and opportunities:

  • Participate and learn from the best in roundtable programs exclusively for our Legal Staff Members.
  • Communicate and exchange questions, experiences and ideas through the private Legal Staff List Serve.
  • Member-only rates to attend superior education programs, including the annual CAALA Vegas Convention.
  • Get to know the 3,000+ attorney members of CAALA with free admission to members-only networking mixers.
  • Access the CAALA Document Bank, a free collection of 2,900+ documents available to view and download.
  • Connect to the CAALA Job Bank to post your resume and search available positions posted by CAALA members.
  • Women in Law Group: participate in roundtable discussions with fellow female association members.
  • Free subscription to Advocate Magazine, our monthly publication.


Program Schedule 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Time Management and Tips to Get through the Day to Day
Discussion Leader: Steve Schuetze, Esq., Shernoff Bidart Echeverria, LLP

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Hitech Act and HIPAA: How do they benefit you? (WEBINAR)
Speaker: Michelle M. West, Esq., Robinson Calcagnie, Inc.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Document Productions: Efficient ways to Review and Summarize
Speaker: TBD

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
E-Discovery: The Ins and Outs of Electronic Document Requests and Productions (WEBINAR)
Speaker: TBD

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020
A Guide to Conducting Your Own Internet Based Research and Investigation – You can Do More than You Think! (WEBINAR)
Speaker: TBD

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
Establishing and Maintaining Client Relationships (Mixer to follow)
Speaker: TBD