Study Guide for the CLM Exam


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Download the 2018 CLM Application Guide for more information.

Fall 2018 Test Date November 5, Application Deadline September 5.]

Regardless of the stage in your career, certification adds a valuable dimension to your professional development.

ALA's Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® program provides the opportunity to demonstrate you have mastered the knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management.

Congratulations to Our New CLMs

Please join us in congratulating our new CLMs on their outstanding achievement! Obtaining CLM certification shows great initiative and dedication to the profession, and demonstrates the mastery of a highly proficient legal administrator.

Kara M. Brostron, CLMLashly & Baer, PCSt. LouisMO
Denise M. Clark, CLMSmith Currie & Hancock, LLPAtlantaGA
Lisa M. De Zordo, CLMLynch Gilardi & GrummerSan FranciscoCA
Elyssa A. Goldstein, CLMWolkstein Von Ellen & Brown, LLCSpringfieldNJ
Mimi Grossman, CLMNukk-Freeman & Cera, PCChathamNJ
Kasia G. Johnson, CLMHorwood Marcus & Berk, Chtd.ChicagoIL
Karen J. Laughman, CLMTimoney Knox, LLPFt. WashingtonPA
Karen A. Lemmon, CLM, J.D.Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLPSan DiegoCA
Dennis Alan Mann, CLMWoods & Aitken LLPLincolnNE
Benita Maupin-Koch, CLMMcLaughlin & Stern, LLPWest Palm BeachFL
William D. Mech, CLMCunningham Meyer & Vedrine, PCWarrenvilleIL
Karie D. Rivkin, CLMEichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Mehl, PCAustinTX
Laura T. Sears, CLMGould & Ratner LLPChicagoIL
Patricia A. Winter, CLM, PHR, SHRM-CPForan Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff, PCChicagoIL

Demystifying CLM

While ALA’s Certification Committee members have been hard at work writing exam items, they’ve also been working to demystify the certification process, writing on such topics as how exam items are written, scored and reviewed. We hope these articles are helpful to demystify your journey to obtaining CLM certification. For all CLM inquiries, please contact certification@alanet.org.