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Value of Membership

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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Apply Today for the CLM Exam

If you want to take the Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® exam in November, the application deadline is September 5. ALA has several resources available to help you in your preparation for the exam.

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Solutions Series on Marketing Strategies

The latest Solutions Series webcast focuses on increasing customer referrals and tapping into client sources. My 3 Crazy Marketing Secrets That Bring In 100s Of New Clients Each Year is sponsored by The Newsletter Pro.

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August Book of the Month

Check out Out and About: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession, an American Bar Association publication edited by Christine W. Young and John T. Hendricks.

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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.

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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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A variety of Articles & Resources to help you develop your skills and enhance your career.

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6 Tips for Law Firm Cybersecurity

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