Chapter Leadership Institute (CLI)


Whether you currently hold a volunteer role within your chapter or are considering one, look no further than this educational event.
Join representatives from nearly 60 ALA chapters at the 2023 Chapter Leadership Institute (CLI) taking place from Thursday, July 20, through Saturday, July 22, at the JW Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Come network and collaborate with current and new chapter officers, individuals interested in becoming a chapter officer, and members of ALA’s Board of Directors and Chapter Resource Team.

Please direct any additional questions about ALA’s Chapter Leadership Institute to [email protected].


Connect with your ALA peers at these special networking events:

  • Welcome Reception | Thursday, July 20
  • Networking Reception | Friday, July 21

Attendees will discuss and share best practices in membership growth, engagement, finances, inclusiveness, business partner relationships and much more.



Certain sessions offered at the Chapter Leadership Institute will qualify for Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® application and/or recertification credit and/or other continuing education credits.

Sessions with the following icons are applicable to the CLM and SHRM credits as per the schedule of events. All CLM-credited sessions account for 1 hour.

Not yet a CLM? Act now to demonstrate your mastery of the knowledge, skills and ability to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management with ALA’s Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® program.

Questions? Contact [email protected].


Make an impression with ALA chapter leaders! ALA encourages its business partners to get involved in this high-impact ALA event, featuring leaders from across ALA’s 89 chapters. Any business partner interested in CLI sponsorship or other opportunities should contact [email protected] for details.

Thank you to our 2023 ALA CLI Sponsors

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