Face-to-Face Learning


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


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.



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

On-Demand Conference Recordings


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

The Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference
Edited by Ursula Furi-Perry

Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference

Paralegals and legal assistants are an integral part of the legal system, and their duties are incredibly wide-ranging and varied. Check out this thorough guide to all the rules and regulations dictating their job performance, as well as a repository of the many forms they see every day.  

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.