Archer discusses creating a good partnership


– Photo by John Meiu

The Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) hosted a special lunch presentation on Tuesday, September 15, at Eddie Merlot’s in Bloomfield Hills featuring guest speaker Dennis Archer (fifth from left), former Detroit mayor and chairman & CEO/chairman emeritus of Dennis W. Archer PLLC/Dickinson Wright PLLC.  Archer spoke on creating a good partnership between managing partners and administrators.  Welcoming Archer to the lunch were (left to right) ALA Co-Director of Education, Meetings & Publicity Cara Blazek, ALA President Cynthia Whitcomb, ALA Co-Director of Education, Meetings & Publicity Dawn Fraczek, ALA Newsletter Chairperson Lyn Calu, ALA Secretary Linda Reyna, ALA Treasurer Geri Calvetti, ALA Community Connections Chairperson Debbie Hoffecker, ALA?Diversity Chairperson Laura Davis, ALA Director of Business Partner Relations Melissa Clark, ALA Assistant Treasurer Beth Lockwood, ALA Immediate Past President Larry Halicki, and ALA Director of Membership Denise Doherty.  Also during the meeting, ALA was collecting gently-used career dress wear to support the Lighthouse of Oakland County Career Dress program.