Anniversary Dinner


Photo by John Meiu
The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), Metropolitan Detroit Chapter, conducted its Anniversary Recognition Member Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 16, at Andiamo’s on the Riverfront in Detroit. During the meeting, guest speaker John Reed (fifth from right), legal marketing consultant and founder of Rain BDM Law Firm Business Development & Marketing Strategies, discussed “Current Trends in Legal Marketing.” Among those attending the meeting were (l-r) ALA Board Member Larry Halicki of Pepper Hamilton LLP, Stephanie Zwein with meeting sponsor Robert Half Legal, ALA Vice-President/President Elect Vivian Straffon with Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone PLC; ALA Immediate Past President Lois Martin with Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex, and Morley PC; ALA Treasurer Karen Comfort with Vandaveer Garza; ALA President Beth Lockwood of  Zausmer, Kaufman, August, Caldwell, & Tayler PC; Carrie Titus with Robert Half Legal; Denise Doherty with Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle, Anderson, & Citkowski PC; and Ronda Harris with Miller Canfield.