Education

Face-to-Face Learning

Conferences

ALA provides legal business professionals with the best industry education available. Programs serve your needs at any stage of your career, and deliver an environment for learning, networking, collaboration and sharing that will take you to the next level.

Annual Conference & Expo

Regional Legal Management Conferences

Intellectual Property Conference

HR Conference for Legal Professionals

Finance and Law Practice Management Conference

Large Firm Principal Administrators Retreat

Legal Management Credentials

Certified Legal Manager (CLMSM)

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Demonstrates you have the expertise, knowledge and skills essential to the practice of legal management.

ALA provides continuing professional education credit for Certified Public Accountants (CPE), Human Resources Professionals (HRCI and SHRM), and Attorneys (CLE).

Legal Management HR and Finance Specialist Certificates

e-Learning

Live Webinars

Watch, listen, and ask questions from your home or office.

On-Demand Webinars

Online, on-demand, convenient and economical.

e-Learning Center

Live or on-demand online courses.

 

Podcasts

Timely, short and on-demand. Listen from work, home or in the car.

On-Demand Conference Recordings

Legal Management e-Store

Discounts on books and resources to meet the needs of all areas of legal management.

Best Practices in Legal Management: A Comprehensive Guide
Published by the New York State Bar Association with ALA's New York City Chapter

Best Practices in Legal Mgmt a Comprehensive Guide

This engaging, comprehensive and practical resource guide provides a strong foundation for law firm administrators with forms, ideas, recommendations and explanations. Best Practices in Legal Management is a meticulously charted and pragmatic roadmap to law firm administration and governance written by practical experts with perspective and humor. A must-read for all legal administrators.

Certificate and Degree Programs in Legal Administration

The University of Denver College of Law offers a Master of Science in Legal Administration and a Legal Administration Certificate.

The George Washington University College of Professional Studies offers a graduate program in Law Firm Management that responds to the need for highly skilled and adaptable leadership in law firms and companies providing services to law firms.