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Value of Membership

Law office management is uniquely challenging. ALA offers the networking and resources for your law office to be successful and profitable.

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Get in the Know About Profitability and Patent Center Updates

ALA has two upcoming August webinars: “Attorney and Matter Profitability” (Aug. 16) and “USPTO’s eMod Center Update” (Aug. 22). Both webinars take place at 2 p.m. Central on these days.

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Preparing to take the next CLM exam?

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. Submit your application by September 6 for the November 6 exam.

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Check Out the Latest Issue of Legal Management

Get tips for sudden succession planning, how to curb office conflict and how to find the best practice group manager. The July/August issue has these articles and more.

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ALA was founded in 1971 to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies.

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2016 Compensation and Benefits Survey Now Available!

  • Nov 7
For each position, you can compare your staff with national data by state, region and metro area, including breakdowns by firm size, years of experience, education, supervisory responsibility and more. Order now and receive the report by email so that you are prepared for budget season.
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