2018 Events

The Association of Legal Administrators has specially designed its events to advance the development of professionals from all walks of law.

Networking opportunities are paired with educational sessions for general legal management professionals and functional specialists alike, from human resources and finance to office management and business development.

ALA conferences can help you solve the challenges that face your firm or office.

  1. Solve problems with advice from peers who have been there
  2. Make important connections with colleagues and business partners
  3. Discover the latest technologies and solutions in the expo
  4. Earn CLE or continuing education credits for your Certified Legal Manager (CLM)®, HRCI or SHRM certification, or your CPA license.

Chapter Leadership Institute


East (Regions 1, 2, 3)

September 13–15, 2018
Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, Illinois

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West (Regions 4, 5, 6)

October 18–20, 2018
Hilton Austin
Austin, Texas

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Specialty Conferences

Large Firm Principal Administrators Retreat


August 2–4, 2018
Hotel Del Coronado
San Diego, California

Finance Workshop for Legal Professionals

September 12 – 13, 2018
Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, Illinois

October 17 – 18, 2018
Hilton Austin
Austin, Texas

Intellectual Property Conference for Legal Professionals

Intellectual Property Conference

September 27–28, 2018
Capital Hilton
Washington, DC

Law Firm Management Essentials Certificate Program

September 12-13, 2018
Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, Illinois