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Since 1971, ALA has been proud to be your professional organization delivering networking and resources to help you meet today’s challenges.

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Upcoming February Webinars

Learn how to Communicate with Attitude on February 8 and then discover Approaches for Turning More Lawyers into Great Rainmakers on February 22. Both webinars take place at 2 p.m. Central. Registration is open.

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New Podcast Episodes

In the latest episode of Legal Management Talk, Rita Nielsen, CLM, PHR, SHRM-CP, ALA's Chicago CLM Director, talks about what the Certified Legal Manager (CLM) program is, the benefits it offers and the process to achieve it.

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ALA's Annual Conference in May

Get the education you need at this year's Annual Conference & Expo in Seattle, May 7-10. Your spot is waiting for you. Learn more and register today.

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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

86 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.


Find and connect with legal management colleagues. Open to all ALA members!

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

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