About ALA Nutmeg

Mission of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA):
The Association of Legal Administrators' mission is to improve the quality of management in legal services organizations; promote and enhance the competence and professionalism of legal administrators and all members of the management team; and represent professional legal management and managers to the legal community and to the community at large.

Mission of the ALA Nutmeg Chapter:
* Improve the quality of management and administration in law firms, law departments and other organizations involved in the legal industry.
* Serve as mentors for individuals entering into this field, as well as serve as resource personnel to one another and individuals within the legal community who need assistance in management.
* Support and expand the expertise, proficiency and professionalism of legal administrators and law office managers.
* Provide awareness, understanding and increase education about the diverse roles within the legal management profession to the legal community at-large. 

The Association of Legal Administrators was founded in 1971 to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies. ALA has nearly 10,000 members worldwide, representing more than 30 countries.  The Nutmeg Chapter of the ALA was established in 1980 and currently has about 80 members in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Our membership is comprised of large and small private law firms, nonprofit legal organizations as well as corporate and governmental legal departments.
 
The overall goal of the Association is to provide personal and professional growth and educational and networking opportunities to Administrators and Legal Managers with varied legal backgrounds. We also strive to educate the legal profession as to the advantages of developing the professional management of their organizations and how legal administrators can affect positive change.