LPI Local Chapter Spotlight: Beverly Hills Century City Legal Secretaries Association (BHCCLSA)

Location:         Los Angeles, CA

Chartered:       1948; name change in 1984


The Beverly Hills Century City Legal Secretaries Association (BHCCLSA) was chartered by Legal Professionals, Incorporated (LPI) in 1948, and adopted a name change in 1984.  In joining BHCCLSA, you also become a member of LPI.

Our primary purpose is continuing legal education.  BHCCLSA and LPI provide members with many opportunities to increase knowledge and improve skills.  Classes and seminars are sponsored in addition to the educational speakers featured at monthly BHCCLSA meetings.

Historical Timeline

  • 1948 Beverly Hills LSA was chartered
  • 1962 First Convention (now known as Annual Conference)
  • 1962 Patricia S. Brady was the first in the Association to receive an LSI appointment – Editor of The Legal Secretary
  • 1960 Patricia S. Brady was LSI President to 1962
  • 1971 Hosts a Conference
  • 1983 Hosted Annual Convention in May
  • 1984 Name changed to Beverly Hills Century City LSA
  • 1991 February hosted Third Quarterly LSI Conference
  • 1995 Hosted Third Quarterly LSI Conference in February
  • 1996 Deanna A. Pepe was LSI President to 1998
  • 1996 Hosted LSI Annual Conference in May to Celebrate Deanna’s Installation as LSI President
  • 2020 Legal Secretaries, Incorporated changes its name to Legal Professionals, Incorporated

Current Board:

Gwendolyn Edwards, CCLS – President & Treasurer 

Cheron McAleece, CCLS – Second Vice President / Programs

Robin Splendore – Executive Secretary 

Mimi Wong Titus. CCLS – Employment Chair

Ron Ackland – Social Media Chair & Webmaster 


In Loving Memory of Maria Teresa Bravo (1932-2020)

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