About Us

What is the Utah Association of Legal Administrators?

The Utah Association of Legal Administrators (UALA) is a local chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA).  Our group is comprised of professionals involved in the management of law firms including: Law Firm Administrators, COOs, CFOs, Controllers, HR Managers, CIOs, IT Managers, CMOs, Marketing Managers, and many others.

We meet monthly to colaborate, network and educate ourselves in the "Business of Law".  Our monthly luncheon meetings are held in Salt Lake City where we have an educational speaker who provides law firm specific education regarding management, finance, human resources, marketing, information technology, and more.

Our chapter was formed in 1994 and is comprised of over 40 professionals from law firms of all sizes.  The UALA is a volunteer organization that also provides community service to the general public as well as to the members of our association.

What is the Association of Legal Administrators?

The ALA (www.alanet.org) was founded in 1971 to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies.  ALA is the parent organization of the UALA.

ALA's mission: "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.

We identify and provide solutions to the most strategic and operational challenges our members and customers face today, while we prepare them for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow."

The ALA provides the best law firm specific education for legal administrators through their Annual and Regional Conferences.  The UALA is proud to be a member of ALA Region 4.

Membership in the UALA

Membership in the UALA brings the following benefits:

  1. Law firm management specific education on a monthly basis
  2. Ability to network and share ideas with other professionals in your position
  3. Access to UALA's local salary survey - includes high, low & average salary information for all law firm staff positions in the Utah market (including paralegals & associates)
  4. Potential to receive scholarships to regional or national ALA conferences
  5. Access to UALA's online membership directory
  6. Ability to network with business partners and attend our annual Business Partner Expo where you can meet and discuss business needs with law firm specific vendors
  7. Access to UALA's job bank and association surveys

Please visit our Join page to learn more about how to become a member of the ALA and UALA.