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Law office management is uniquely challenging. ALA offers the networking and resources to help you achieve success as part of a law office management team.

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ALA Is Here for You

ALA’s telework and remote capabilities are well-established and our staff is conducting business-as-usual! If you need us, you can reach us at 847-267-1252 or and we will make sure you get to the right resource.

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Important Conference News

Update from ALA's Board of Directors: We hoped to find a way to hold a safe and successful event this year, but have determined it is not viable to move forward with ALA’s 2020 Annual Conference & Expo (May 3-6 in Salt Lake City). We look forward to celebrating ALA’s 50th anniversary and building out a vibrant 2021 Annual Conference & Expo (next April in Chicago).

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Calling All Presenters

ALA is now accepting presentation proposals for the 2020 Chapter Leadership Institute, happening July 16–18 in St. Louis, Missouri. Submissions due April 15.

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Legal Management Magazine

ALA’s award-winning publication reports on legal operations-specific issues— stories mainstream management and legal publications miss.


Do you have questions about eDiscovery vendors, flexible staffing or hiring and retention? See what your peers have to say in the Online Communities.

Online Education Targeting Your Role

Designed by and for legal office professionals, ALA’s instructor-led courses and webinars cover topics like client experience, compliance and legal support staff training.

Live Events for Law Office Managers

ALA’s events and on-site courses cover legal practice management matters, including computer security, legal project management and emerging trends like timeless billing.

The Association of Legal Administrators is here to serve...

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

91 Chapters

more than 30 countries

ALA is the premier professional association connecting leaders and managers within the legal industry. We provide extensive professional development, collaborative peer communities, strategic operational solutions, and business partner connections empowering our members to lead the business of law.


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