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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. #ALAisHere

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New and Improved ALA Bookstore

ALA's Legal Management Bookstore has been redesigned to improve your browsing experience. Shop for titles to add to your office bookshelf or your to-read list. Just click on a logo for each of the five functional knowledge areas.

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Prepare for Fall CLM Exam

Attention prospective Certified Legal Managers (CLMs)®! The next examination date for qualified legal managers is November 23, which means you must apply to sit the exam by September 23.

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ALA's Fall Web-Based Courses

Take advantage of instructor-led, classroom-style courses without having to be in-person. Check out ALA's HR and and finance web-based courses happening this fall.

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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.


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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6 Tips for Law Firm Cybersecurity

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