Join ALA

The Association of Legal Administrators is your connection to legal management knowledge, resources, and networking to help you lead your firm in all aspects of business, people, technology, and operations management.

ALA offers many opportunities for professional growth through a variety of educational and networking resources. Managing the affairs of a law department has evolved into a complex profession and it gets more complex every day. We all deal with the difficulties of keeping up with the ever-changing practice of law, whether it is in private law firms, corporate legal departments or the public sector. 

Chapter Membership

Membership in the parent Association of Legal Administrators is required for membership in the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators. 

Members of the Silicon Valley Chapter must meet the requirements set forth in the Association Bylaws and abide by the ALA Code of Professional Responsibility.

Eligibility criteria and an online application may be found at  Be sure to indicate that you would like to join the Silicon Valley Chapter.

Chapter dues: $75 per year (separate from membership in the Association) payable to ALA Silicon Valley Chapter.
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 Why ALA? Silicon Valley Chapter

Benefits of ALA Silicon Valley Chapter Membership:

  • monthly educational seminars
  • networking opportunities
  • member-only discussion group
  • professional LinkedIn networking group exclusively for members and business partners
  • chapter website
  • annual legal management event
  • community outreach activities
  • member & vendor directory
  • newsletter

Past seminars presented by the chapter include:

  • Annual Employment Law Update
  • Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Records Retention
  • eDiscovery
  • Public Speaking Tips
  • Bank Underwriting of a Law Firm's Credit Request
  • Technology Trends
  • Elimination of Bias 


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