Hoekstra Elected NALP Regional Representative
Varnum Director of Recruiting and Professional Development Katie Hoekstra was recently elected Midwest employer representative for NALP, the National Association for Law Placement.
Hoekstra has held several leadership positions within NALP throughout her career. As a regional representative, she will serve on the Regional Resource Council and facilitate the flow of information between members and the Board, help identify regional issues and volunteer opportunities, and support existing city groups within the Midwest region.
Hoekstra is a recruiting and human resource professional with 15 years of law firm experience. She is responsible for attorney recruitment and retention efforts across Varnum’s seven offices and runs the firm’s attorney professional development initiatives.
NALP is an association of over 2,500 legal career professionals who advise law students, lawyers, law offices and law schools in North America and beyond. The organization routinely collects and publishes legal employment data and information in order to monitor fair and ethical hiring practices and ensure the legal profession is diverse and inclusive.