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.
The 2019 Dates
Test Date: November 4, 2019
Application Deadline: September 4, 2019
The 2020 Dates
Test Date: April 20, 2020
Application Deadline: February 20, 2020
Test Date: November 23, 2020
Application Deadline: September 23, 2020
Study Guide for the CLM Exam
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
|Jessica A. Beyer, CLM||DeWitt LLP||Brookfield||WI|
|Michelle Campbell, CLM||Walzer Melcher LLP||Woodland Hills||CA|
|Catherine Harnett, CLM||Hammill O'Brien Croutier Dempsey Pender & Koehler, PC||Syosset||NY|
|Valerie C. Hayes, CLM, PHR, SHRM-CP||Patterson + Sheridan LLP||Houston||TX|
|Lauren A. Larkin, CLM||Shiver Hamilton, LLC||Atlanta||GA|
|Olga Y. Malcolm, CLM||Franklin D. Azar & Assoc., PC||Aurora||CO|
Webinars for Application Credits
Listening to these ALA Webinars can help fulfill your CLM education requirements. ALA Members can purchase all ten for $599.
- Cloud Computing 2.0: The Next Wave of Technology for Law Firms
- Communicating with Impact - Women in the Workplace
- Creating Proactive Leadership
- Cyber Liability Insurance - What You Need to Know
- Five Principles of Productive Email
- Mindful Mentoring
- Part 1: Mapping - the Essentials of a Powerful Process Improvement Tool
- Part 2: Mapping - Expanding on the Essentials of a Powerful Process Improvement Tool
- Speak Like a Leader: Communicating with Confidence and Clarity
- Trimming the Fat
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.