Officer Nominations ’17-’18

ALLA is pleased to announce that the 2017-2018 Nominations Committee presents the following slate of candidates for the ALLA Executive Board. The election will be held at our annual End-of-the-Year meeting on May 13, and successful candidates will begin their terms at the conclusion of the meeting. Please click on the link below each candidate…

2015-2016 Officer Nominations

ALLA is pleased to announce that the 2015-2016 Nominations Committee presents the following slate of candidates for the ALLA Executive Board. The election will be held April 11-April 22, and successful candidates will begin their terms of office in May 2016. Vice President/President-Elect • Carrie Canfield, Library Manager, Seyfarth Shaw LLP •AJ Doucett, Research &…

Holiday Gift Drive

In conjunction with its annual holiday party, ALLA and SLA Georgia are again partnering with the Georgia Truancy Intervention Project to provide holiday gifts to children and families involved with TIP.  Bring gifts for TIP and celebrate the season at Rí Rá Irish Pub! TIP is asking for donations of toys and other items this year.  Here are…

October 2015 News

ALLA’s Partnership with Georgia Innocence Project ALLA members worked over two Saturdays, in March and August, to scan files for the Georgia Innocence Project, enabling GIP staff to more easily access case information and search documents as they investigate old cases in an effort to free the wrongfully imprisoned.  It was a time-consuming process involving…

May 2015 Meeting

Past ALLA Presidents ALLA President Deborah Schander with guest AALL Executive Board Suzanne Thorpe Past ALLA Presidents and 2014/15 Executive Board

February 2015 Meeting

Location: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Attendance: 13 Welcome President Deborah Schander welcomed everyone and thanked Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton for hosting. Meeting Topic The topic for this meeting was “Reaching Out to Stakeholders.” The panelist for this topic discussed how libraries and librarians can reach out to law school administrators and law firm partners to…

January 2015 Meeting

Location: Fisher & Phillips Attendance: 38 Welcome President Deborah Schander welcomed everyone to the first meeting of 2015 and thanked Fisher & Phillips for hosting. Meeting Topic The topics for this meeting was “The Current State of Legal Research Training in Atlanta.” The panelist for this topic discussed the levels of research instruction they are…

November 2014 Meeting

Location: Ogletree Deakins Attendance: 17 Welcome President Deborah Schander welcomed everyone to the third meeting of the 2014-2015 year and thanked Ogletree Deakins for hosting the event. Schander next introduced the speakers for the topic of competitive intelligence. There speakers were: Louella Randall, Manager of Research Services, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP John Jackson, Business…

October 2014 Meeting

Location:King & Spaulding Attendance: 14 Welcome President Deborah Schander welcomed everyone to the second meeting of the 2014-2015 year and thanked King & Spaulding for hosting the event. Schander then introduced the speaker for meeting, Sarah Mauldin, Director of Library Services at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.   Continuing Education Grant Applications Sarah Mauldin presented…

September 2014 Meeting

Location:Georgia State University College of Law Attendance: 29 Welcome and Introduction of Board President Deborah Schander welcomed everyone to the first meeting of the 2014-2015 year and thanked Georgia State University College of Law Library for hosting the event. Schander then introduced the speakers for meeting, Jim Martin, Saira Raza, and Anne Burnett.   The…