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What's Happening at Headquarters Sept 2023


Calling All Early-Career Administrators! This Conference Is for You

ALA’s Legal Management Fundamentals Conference is back for a second year. This is a must-attend program for those in the first five years of their legal management career.

You’ll be with like-minded peers from across the country as you learn through engaging and dynamic sessions led by industry veterans. You’ll walk away with invaluable advice and practical tools and skills that you can apply immediately ― plus, a new network of colleagues!

Doesn’t sound like a fit for you? Send this to a colleague who could benefit! Register now to attend on October 13-14 at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Visit for more information.

Receive Member Discounts from National Purchasing Partners

ALA has partnered with National Purchasing Partners (NPP) to offer member discounts for business solutions ranging from software to travel to internet services. For example, check out how your firm can save on data plans with Verizon. Then, visit to learn more about NPP’s offerings and register your firm.


2022 ALA Financial Statement

At ALA, we continue to work to make the most efficient and impactful use of our financial and human resources. ALA’s Board of Directors and staff are continuously exploring and identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies and optimize results. In 2022, our overall revenue was $6.37 million and expenses were $6.16 million, resulting in a net gain of $131,373. To read the full statement, click here.

As we head into the second half of 2023, we remain focused on elevating your membership experience and refocusing our efforts to meet the challenges you face as legal management professionals.

The Board of Directors is currently working on the Strategic Plan, which begins in 2024. This will set the goals we will be working toward. We look forward to working with the entire ALA community — members, business partners, chapters and other leaders in the business of law — to achieve these goals and navigate the ever-changing legal landscape together.


Learn About Strategy Development at ALA’s Next Webinar

Effective strategy development can’t begin with “the way we’ve always done it.” The first steps in any journey forward begin with careful planning and analysis before starting out. The resulting actions need to be specific and measurable.

This interactive and relatable session will explore the intentional, proactive steps that every legal professional can take to effectively develop strategies to become less reactive. Join Affinity Managing Partner Debbie Foster as she shares her three keys to developing strategies that will help your law firm achieve lasting success. Visit to register.