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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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Don’t Miss ALA’s Q4 Webinar Lineup

Gain additional learning and CE credit opportunities through the remainder of 2017. These webinars represent legal industry, operations management and communications education.

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ALA’s Community Unites to Help

After Hurricane Harvey hit in Texas, ALA’s community came together to help. As of September 5, chapters have pledged to donate tens of thousands of dollars to the Red Cross and other organizations.

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Take Hold of Your Firm's Financial Future

FM 2B: Financial Information & Analysis begins the week of September 18. This six-week interactive e-learning course focuses on budgeting, financial reporting, cash-flow analysis, model building, and variance within law firms.

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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.

9,000 members worldwide

93 Chapters

more than 30 countries


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Reassessing Qualifications for Membership

  • Apr 27
ALA Senior Manager of Member Services, Teena Austin, was recently interviewed for an article in Associations Now. In the article titled, "New Frontiers: Why Associations Expand Their Horizons," author Mark Athitakis interviewed several association professionals regarding industries changing, what qualifies as a member and how some associations have found strength in greater engagement. Austin responded to ALA's change to allow consultant members - a new membership structure recommended and driven by the Membership Task Force. “Their perspective as people who are engaged at the top level in strategic thinking around the management of business of law, it’s a perspective our other members don’t often have access to,” she says.

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