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Continuing Education Credits

Earn valuable education credits at ALA’s premier event, where you will meet legal management experts and consultants who present forward-thinking information on the challenges and solutions that impact law firms and legal departments in today’s demanding professional environment. ALA offers the following credit opportunities at Annual Conference (click to learn more): 

To submit a request for CE Credit:

Download the 2017 AC Education Tracking Form

For CLM application or Recertification information:

Download the How to Earn All 10 Hours of CLM Application Credits at 2017 Annual Conference

                                How to Earn All 10 Hours of CLM Application Credits at 2017 Annual Conference & Expo- Direct Path

Download the AC17 CLM Recertification tracking Form

To submit a request for CE Credit for the Virtual Conference (Live or Recorded) :

2017 Virtual Conference Tracking Form (Virtual and Recorded)


Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM

All applicants for the CLM program must meet certain education prerequisites before sitting for the CLM exam. At this conference, one or more sessions will assist you in meeting the educational prerequisite requirements. All such sessions have been clearly labeled with the CLM logo. Please view the How to Earn All 10 Hours of CLM Application Credits to help you plan.

CLM Recertification

All sessions at this conference, except the Idea Exchanges, BOLD Bites and Business Matters sessions, count for CLM Recertification. A Recertification Tracking Form is available to track your credits. 

The Value of CLM 

Want to learn more? Hear about the value of earning the CLM designation in this video:

For more details on the program, visit the ALA website.

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Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

The Association of Legal Administrators is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to:

National Registry of CPE Sponsors
150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37219-2417
Website: www.nasba.org

This program is eligible for a maximum of 17.1 hours of CPE credit. This program is a group-live offering.

To receive CPE credit, you must sign in and out of each session and submit the Education Tracking Form to ALA. Please view the form for submitting instructions.

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Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

The Association of Legal Administrators certifies that the 2017 Annual Conference & Expo has been approved by the State Bar of California for 14.25 hours for MCLE.

MCLE/Other States

Credit may be available in other states but cannot be guaranteed. In all states, accreditation is dependent on individual state guidelines and filing regulations.

To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in and out of each session and submit the Education Tracking Form to ALA. Please view the form for submitting instructions.

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HR Certification Institute (HRCI)

The 2017 Annual Conference & Expo has been pre-approved for 12.5 hours of recertification credits which includes 4.00 of Strategic Business Management Credit towards California, GPHR, PHRi, SPHRi, PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

To receive HRCI credit, you must sign in and out of each session and submit the Education Tracking Formto ALA. Please view the form for submitting instructions.

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Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Association of Legal Administrators is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program has been pre-approved for 12.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. 

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

To receive credit, you must sign in and out of each session and submit the Education Tracking Form to ALA. Please view the form for submitting instructions.

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