ALA's Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM program* provides the opportunity to demonstrate you have mastered the knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management.

Certified Legal Manager Information

2017 Exam Dates                    2016 Application Dates

 November 6, 2017                    September 6, 2017

CLM exams are held semi-annually, once in the spring and once in the fall at Pearson VUE's many testing sites throughout the U.S.

  1. The Chapter has budgeted two passports for exam registration fee annually.
  2. If there are more than two members who pass the exam annually, the Board will consider awarding additional passports.
  3. If there are no Members taking the exam and/or passing the exam in a budget year, the funds go back into the budget.
  4. Proof of payment showing the payee is required for awarding the passports in order to reimburse the CLM’s firm or the CLM.

If you are interested in joining a study group, please contact Linda Belcher at or call 415.281.2040

Study Materials/On-line Resources

ALA's E-Learning center for more information click here

The Greater Chicago Chapter of the ALA has some helpful resources (like quizzes and tests) and links posted on their website.

The Cyber chapter also has an online "study group" which provides access to materials and a forum for a fee.