JANUARY 1, 2018

 *Must upload the completed education worksheet at the time of application

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2018 CLM Exam Dates


Regardless of the stage in your career, certification adds a valuable dimension to your professional development.

ALA's Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® program provides the opportunity to demonstrate you have mastered the knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management.

Congratulations to Our New CLMs

Please join us in congratulating our new CLMs on their outstanding achievement! Obtaining CLM certification shows great initiative and dedication to the profession, and demonstrates the mastery of a highly proficient legal administrator.

NameFirmCity, State
Phillips Brooks Gould McKool Smith Dallas, TX
Teresa F. Wood Dale Woodard Gent Law Firm Franklin, PA
Alfred E. Smith II Daniel Coker Horton & Bell Jackson, MS

Demystifying CLM

While ALA’s Certification Committee members have been hard at work writing exam items, they’ve also been working to demystify the certification process, writing on such topics as how exam items are written, scored and reviewed. We hope these articles are helpful to demystify your journey to obtaining CLM certification. For all CLM inquiries, please contact