Certified Legal Manager

About the CLM Program

The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) is the credentialing body of the Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® Program. ALA is the premier professional association connecting leaders and managers within the legal industry. We provide extensive professional development, collaborative peer communities, strategic operational solutions, and business partner connections empowering our members to lead the business of law. 

Why Certification?

ALA’s voluntary Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® program was developed to provide legal management professionals with an opportunity to demonstrate a mastery of the core competencies of knowledge identified as essential to the effective performance of a principal administrator. CLMs are recognized as administrators who have met the work experience requirement, displayed a commitment to continuing education, abide by ALA’s Code of Ethics and passed a comprehensive examination.

Visit CLM Certification for additional information about the CLM Exam. 

Chapter Financial Assistance

As an incentive and reward for the hard work in preparing for the exam, the Columbus Chapter will reimburse a Columbus Chapter member the cost of the application and the examination fee upon successfully passing the exam and receiving your CLM designation.