The Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators was formed to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments, and government legal agencies.


Meeting & Presentation

September 15, 2015

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM  Arrival & Networking
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  Lunch & Presentation

Eddie Merlot's
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Topic: Creating a good 'partnership' between the Managing Partner and Administrator

Speaker: Dennis Archer


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Our chapter won the new President’s Award of Excellence for 2015! Forty-eight separate tasks were evaluated in this program to determine the award winning chapters.

This award is an updated achievement program of chapter awards that many of you as former board members may have helped us attain in the past. The President’s Award of Excellence is a chapter performance guideline to encourage chapters to take effective and collaborative action in support of ALA’s mission to promote and enhance the competence and professionalism of legal administrators and all members of the legal management team; improve the quality of management in law firms and other legal service organizations; and represent professional legal management and managers to the legal community and to the community at large.

Congratulations to last year’s board members who worked their respective sections of the award of excellence program to achieve this fine recognition.

Larry Halicki
ALA Metropolitan Detroit Chapter
Past President




Our chapter relies on the active participation of our valued business partners to provide expertise and financial support.  Law firm administrators rely on strong peer endorsement for efficient selection of business suppliers to help their organization prosper.  Our business partners represent a cross-section of these products and services.  Refer to them when in need and share your experiences with the membership.  This website has more information about the current year’s program under the Business Partner section.  Please review the sponsorship guide and send it along to other businesses who may be interested in a chapter sponsorship and this unique recognition in the Detroit legal community.  

Sponsorships run for the calendar year.  The sooner enrolled, the sooner the business partner can share their expertise with the members.  Business Partner questions should be directed to Melissa Clark at 248-968-5200 or melissa@vanhewpc.com.


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The Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the ALA has instituted a Referral Program for the recruitment of new members. Refer someone for membership to the Chapter and if that person joins, you will receive a $50 Gift Card. This program has no expiration date.


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