ALAMN Member Toolkit

The Membership Committee has compiled a resource list to help you get the most out of both your ALAMN chapter and ALA membership. Chapter specific resources have been highlighted.

Educational Experiences & Resources

ALA Conferences: Aside from the Annual Conference, a range of Business of Law and Specialty Conferences occur throughout the year across the country which offer intensive learning and network opportunities. Click Here

ALAMN Chapter Conference & Exposition: For 26 years running, the chapter has held an annual conference featuring a full day of education, Business Partner interaction, and other networking opportunities.

ALA Online Learning: ALA offers many online educational opportunities from Webinars to Conference Recordings you can use to advance your career and stay at the top of your game. Click Here to view upcoming and on-demand webinars, see conference recordings and other e-learning opportunities.

ALA Bookstore: Provides the most current, useful and comprehensive resources for the business professional. Order online with money‐back guarantee. Click Here

Certified Legal Management (CLM) Program: Becoming a Certified Legal Manager gives an administrator the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of the body of knowledge necessary for successful performance in managing a law firm or office. Add to your professional credentials. Get Certified!

ALAMN CLM Study Group: The chapter has an active study group and invites members to participate whether they are planning to sit for the CLM exam or otherwise looking to expand their knowledge and network with others. Click Here.

ALAMN Scholarships: The chapter facilitates a scholarship program to assist members with their professional development in alignment with the chapter’s mission of providing quality educational opportunities to all members. For a breakdown of the various scholarships offered, Click Here.


ALA BOLD Bites: Opt‐in digital and print newsletter with business management trends and innovations. Click Here

Legal Management: ALA’s bimonthly journal, featuring news and scholarly articles on issues and trends of importance to law firm managers, legal administrators and managing partners. Click Here

Legal Management Talk: A podcast, delivering 15- to 20-minute episodes that feature event speakers, Legal Management authors and ALA leaders. Click Here

ALAMN News Blast: ALAMN bimonthly e-mail newsletter, which details upcoming chapter and ALA events, provides Chapter information, and educational links.

The Verdict: ALAMN bimonthly newsletter, which details upcoming chapter and ALA events, provides Chapter information, and is an educational resource. Arrives in your inbox bi-monthly. Archived issues.

Community & Peer Resources

ALAMN General Meetings: Chapter members are invited to meet at scheduled monthly events or socials for topic specific education and networking opportunities. For a full calendar of scheduled chapter events, Click Here.

ALAMN Special Interest Groups (SIGs): The chapter facilitates multiple educational forums specific to functional specialties such as Facilities, Intellectual Property, or Systems & Technology. These forums usually meet monthly. For a full roster of SIGs, Click Here.

ALAMN Volunteer Opportunities: Aside from regular community service opportunities, the chapter encourages members to join any of a variety of service committees to help support the association and its members. Click Here

ALA Online Communities: These groups are a quick and easy way to “talk” to colleagues about management issues you may be experiencing—and they’re only available to regular ALA members. Human Resources and Technology have subject‐specific groups, plus there is an Open Forum for general topics. Click Here

Online Directories

ALAMN Membership Directory: While the chapter circulates an annual printed directory, a digital directory of current chapter members is always available on the website: Click Here

ALAMN Business Partners Directory: Some of our greatest resources are our business partners. Check out all of our ALAMN sponsors.

ALA Legal Marketplace:  Exclusive online supplier directory for legal management professionals.  Click Here

The ALA Value in Partnership (VIP) Program: Offers special discounts on products and services. Click Here

Other Online Tools & Resources

ALA Career Center: The definitive career resource which serves job seekers and employers in the legal industry. Employers advertise openings or search for qualified candidates; job seekers view current job listings or post resumes.  ALAMN also lists available positions – search for a position or post one.

ALAMN Job Banks: The chapter hosts two job banks, one focused on management positions that qualify for ALA or ALAMN membership and the other for staff. Firms or legal departments that have or had within the past six-months a member of ALAMN or ALA can post jobs on the ALAMN job bank at no cost. Click Here

ALAMN Salary Survey: Ever year, the chapter administers a survey to collect data on salaries paid to employees in private law firms, corporate law departments, and governmental legal departments in Minnesota. This data is tabulated by an independent third party and circulated to members who participate at a reduced cost and to other members for a fee. The survey assists members in administering salaries and benefits within their organizations. Click Here

ALA Diversity Toolkit: Offers law firms and legal departments a guide to developing, implementing and maintaining diversity programs suited to the organization’s own unique culture. Click Here

ALAMN Diversity & Inclusion Resources: The chapter Diversity & Inclusion Committee maintains a wide array of resources ranging from recommended speakers to educational links and other tools. Click Here