About Us

The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) is an international organization founded in 1971 to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and governmental legal agencies.  ALA is.the undisputed leader for the business of law, focused on the delivery of cutting-edge management and leadership products and services to the global legal community. ALA identifies and provides solutions to the most strategic and operational challenges of it's members and customers, while preparing them for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.

The Downeast Chapter of ALA offers professional development, education, and networking opportunities to Legal Administrators in the State of Maine.  Legal Administrators are responsible for non-legal business functions such as Finance Management, Human Resources Management, Organizational Management, Operations Management, and General Business Management in law firms and law-related organizations.