CLM Exam (Application deadline Sep 23, 2020)

November 23, 2020
12:00 AM PST to 12:00 PM PST
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Good luck to those taking the exam today!
(Applications submitted September 23, 2020)

ALA's Certified Legal Manager (CLM)tm program* provides the opportunity to demonstrate you have mastered the knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management.

About the CLM Program

About the Exam

Next testing dates: 

  • Test Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
    (Application Deadline: March 18, 2021)

  • Test Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
    (Application Deadline: September 16, 2021)


Exam Fee Retake Fee Reschedule Fee CLM Retired Status 

Member: $529

Member: $259

Member: $159

1x Fee of $99

Nonmember: $629

Nonmember: $259

Nonmember: $159

CLM Maintenance Fee CLM Recertification Fee
$59 due annually by your spring or fall certification date — except in the year in which you recertify. $189 due every 3 years on your spring or fall certification date.