Mission Statement

ALA's mission is to improve the quality of management in law firms and other legal services organizations; promote and enhance the competence and professionalism of legal administrators and all members of the management team.  We represent professional legal management and managers to the legal community and to the community at large.  The association's members are law office administrators who manage such areas as finance, human resources, systems and technology, facilities, marketing and practice development.

The goals of the Association of Legal Administrators are to:

  • Develop and deliver programs and products that will provide high-quality, competency-based education to members of the legal management team;
  • Improve and strengthen the flow of information to and from the members;
  • Enhance the services and benefits available to members;
  • Increase the visibility and credibility of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators and its members in the legal community through effective marketing and communications, and through partnering efforts with the bar and other law-related associations;
  • Retain and recruit members from all components of the legal management team;
  • Maintain the Chapter's strong economic base;
  • Increase diversity in the Chapter, in the legal management community and in all legal service organizations;