Membership Benefits




The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) is an organization of professionals serving the legal community. Formed in 1971, the ALA is an international association consisting of over 9,000 members. The Association promotes and reinforces the competence and professionalism of legal administrators and other members of the legal management team by providing high quality educational programs. In addition, the Association brings administrators together in an environment that encourages the exchange of information and ideas.  Our Chapter was formed in 1973 and we provide a dynamic force within the community for the support of our members.

We have recently revamped our chapter to include the debut of our new name: “ALA Arizona Chapter.” In addition, we have expanded our network to include new and exciting opportunities for all of our members throughout the state!

Membership provides opportunities to:

  • Participate in educational sessions remotely via live broadcasts or recorded sessions to fit your schedule

  • Participate in a free full day Leadership Workshop held in March 2017 which includes a pre-assessment for each attendee

  • Participate in our annual Education Conference and Business Partner Symposium held each August. This one-day event is free to all Chapter members and includes up to 6 education sessions.

  • Be eligible for scholarships to ALA’s annual and regional conferences

  • Participate in a variety of educational programs, seminars and conferences

  • Network and connect with your local Chapter Ambassador to keep you up to date with all the latest information

  • Network with other members of your profession

  • Expand your professional development

  • Enhance professional growth

As an ALA member you will receive:

  • A Membership and Peer Consulting Directory

  • Invitations to attend monthly lunches designed to benefit your CLM certification

  • Invitations to numerous social and community service activities including our Holiday Party and Spring Social, BP Appreciation events and our Community service event each fall.

  • Subscriptions to ALA Chapter Happenings and the Cactus Quarterly, our Chapter Newsletter

  • Access to our Membership and Business Partner Directories

  • Reduced registration fees for local, regional and international conferences

What Our Members Value Most About Their Arizona Chapter Membership:



Teri Adam – “The amazing connections to firm administrators.”





Katie Bryant – “Always looking to increase the value of membership.”





Ellen Illsley – “It enriches and elevates me as a Legal Manager!”





Sharon Williams – “The opportunity to network with amazing people!”





Jerri Buchtel – “ALA is my life line to keeping it together!”





Lisa Kelly – “Assisting with my career growth and networking!”





Chris Phillips – “The interaction with other firm administrators!”