Welcome to ALA New Orleans

Shannon Hanken
Chapter President

Welcome to the official site of the New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators(ALA). ALA enriches members' professional development through collaborative educational opportunities, leadership development programs, and a diverse and valued sense of community.

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ALA New Orleans is a Platinum Level Chapter

Our History

Founded in 1974 by just a handful of administrators, the New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators has grown to more than 100 members strong! The New Orleans Chapter is affiliated with the National Association of Legal Administrators (ALA).

Join our Chapter

If you are an administrator engaged on a full time basis in the management of a legal organization(s) you have much to gain through membership in the Association of Legal Administrators – New Orleans Chapter. The local Chapter is very active and participating members have access to the following:

  • Educational programs designed specifically for the legal administrator
  • Network with other administrators (both local and national)
  • Support – knowledge base of our membership is a great resource CLM certification support/study group
  • Professional “recognition” and growth “development”
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Community involvement
  • Discounted products
  • Vendor support
  • National Job Bank – employment opportunities
  • Annual National & Local Compensation and Benefit Surveys Friendships