Why do people become members of professional organizations?

Membership in a professional organization is a career investment. Members expect something of value from the organizations they join and should have the ability to benefit in various ways such as:

  • Networking with peers

  • Peer recognition

  • Access to continuing education

  • Increased opportunity for career advancement

  • Supporting their profession

Why should you become a member of the New Orleans 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

One of the main criteria for membership in the local Chapter is that you must be a member of the National ALA. To learn more about National, please visit: www.alanet.org. If you are interested in just acquiring more information about the New Orleans Chapter and/or in making application for membership, please contact the Chapter's Membership Committee Chair, Bonnie Aucoin.