Member Benefits

Why Join ALA?

Membership in the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) offers many benefits that will help you be successful in your career in legal management.  As a member of ALA, you will have access to:

  • Educational Experiences - conferences, webinars, and the new Business of Law eLearning Center
  • Publications - Legal Management, Legal Management Talk, and BOLD (Business of Law Discussion) Bites
  • Career Center & Job Bank
  • Networking with Peers - via Online Communities, local chapters, and social media
  • ALA Compensation and Benefits Survey
  • Online Directories - Member Directory, Chapter Search Tool, Peer Consultants, and Legal Marketplace
  • Diversity Tools & Resources
  • Exclusive Member Discounts on Management Resources - ALA's Value in Partnership (VIP) Program and the ALA Bookstore
  • Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM Certification

Once you have become a member at the national level, join the Raleigh Durham Chapter to make the most of your ALA membership and gain access to additional benefits locally.

Why Join the Raleigh Durham Chapter?

Raleigh Durham membership provides you with invaluable resources which will help you grow your career.  Many of our active members agree that being a member of the Raleigh Durham Chapter has been integral to their professional success.  As a Chapter member, you will have access to local benefits designed to help you excel in your career, including:


  • Quarterly Chapter Meeting socials
  • Bi-annual Business Partner Social events


  • Monthly educational seminars
  • Biennial (every other year on even years) Chapter Educational Conference
  • Webinars
  • Scholarship opportunities to attend ALA annual, regional, and specialty conferences
  • Access to Diversity & Inclusion education and resources


  • Discussion Forum focused on the subjects of Small Firm Administration, Branch Office Administration, Human Resources, Intellectual Property Administration, Office Operations & Management, Technology, and Finance
  • Opportunity to participate in and purchase results of the biennial Salary and Benefits survey, which covers Central and Eastern North Carolina (every other year on uneven years)
  • Opportunities to serve the community by donating your time, your talent, or your treasure
  • Exclusive access to vendors serving the legal industry through the Chapter's Business Partner Program
  • Access to the local Membership Directory
  • Monthly Chapter newsletter, The Wrap

Chapter membership is an investment in your career - one that pays dividends in new relationships, professional development, and limitless opportunities to grow your career.