ALA in a Minute Video Series

Explore your My Account area of the website, learn how to Find a Chapter and more by watching these brief how-to video segments. They show you easy ways to make the most of your ALA membership.

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My Account

Find your My Account area and explore the content, including My Profile, Share My Expertise, My Directories, My Dues & Financials, Member Items and more.


Finding a Chapter

ALA chapters offer an added dimension to enhance your membership experience. Here’s how to find your closest chapter.


Your ALA Publications

We show you where to find your ALA publications on the website and share tips on how to make the most of these resources.


Online Learning

ALA offers several convenient online learning formats. Here’s where to find them along with an overview of key features for each selection.


Volunteer Opportunities

ALA depends on our dedicated volunteers to govern the association and support its programs and services. Serving in volunteer leadership roles also offers rewarding reciprocal opportunities to hone skills, contribute towards advancing a broader industry perspective, make lifelong friends, and may elevate your own career.


ALA Events

Learn more about live and virtual events that deliver learning experiences focused on your areas of interest in today's legal service industry. ALA professional development choices offer options for the way you want to learn.


Certified Legal Manager (CLM)®

Certification is a way to demonstrate your mastery in the field of legal management. Learn more about the program and how to take the next steps on the path to earning the CLM.


Online Community

The ALA Online Community cuts through the clutter of public social media and connects you directly to others working in similar roles. Explore general topics and special interest groups in a members-only virtual environment. Engage, find answers, share knowledge, and build your network online.


Job Bank and Career Center

If you have an open position to post or are seeking a new opportunity yourself, learn more about the Job Bank. The online Job Bank connects employers and recruiters with prospective candidates in legal and related industries. The Career Center features articles and resources to help you develop professionally and enhance your career. 



Gain industry knowledge and insights into legal business trends through white papers, surveys, publications and specialized research, including the annual Compensation and Benefits Survey.


Staff, Leadership and Governance

Learn more about your association's operations, governance and leadership, including the various entities and resources that keep ALA running smoothly.


Business Partners

ALA business partners offer their knowledge, products and services, and care about your success. Learn more about how to utilize their expertise and the ways they bring value to your membership. 


The Foundation

The Foundation of the Association of Legal Administrators focuses on support for education programs, research on the changing legal workplace, student resources and increasing awareness of the valuable role of legal management professionals. The Mission of the Foundation is supported by personal, chapter, and corporate contributions, testamentary gifts, and fundraising efforts.