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Association of Legal Administrators CLM Exam

Take your exam from home. Simply choose 'Online at my home or office' when presented with exam options. Learn more about OnVUE.

Get certified from your home or office

Take your Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SMexam conveniently from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

Watch the short video, OnVUE Online Proctoring: What to Expect for Your Online Exam, to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam. Good luck!

ALA’s Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM exam is coordinated through Human Research Organization (HumRRO).  Founded in 1971, ALA provides support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies. CLM certification demonstrates you have mastered the knowledge, skills and abilities to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management.

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Before scheduling your exam appointment, you must submit an application, along with exam and maintenance fees to ALA. To apply, visit

Exam Dates

Exam Date
Certified Legal Manager (CLM) May 6–31, 2024
Certified Legal Manager (CLM) November 4–30, 2024
Certified Legal Manager (CLM) May 5–30, 2025
Certified Legal Manager (CLM) November 3–28, 2025

Exam Scheduling

To schedule online, first-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. Since ALA exams are coordinated through HumRRO you will be asked for your HumRRO ID# provided to you by HumRRO. Please note that account creation may require up to 24 hours. You will be notified by e-mail when your account is activated. Scheduling for the 2021 exams are now open!

Appointments may be made in advance up to one business day before the exam, subjective to availability.

Whether testing at a Test Center or from home, be prepared to show one current government-issued identification such as a driver’s license or passport. This must be a photo identification with a signature. The name on this identification must exactly match the name used for the Pearson VUE appointment process. HumRRO and ALA must be notified immediately to correct inaccurate spelling of a candidate’s name or incorrect personal information. If a candidate’s name does not match the name on the candidate’s government-issued ID, the candidate may be denied the opportunity to test for security reasons and may forfeit their examination fee.

Rescheduling Your CLM Exam

To reschedule your exam for another test date, you must contact ALA and all fees must be paid in advance. Contact or 847.267.1252 between 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST, Monday – Friday.

Last updated 2024-01-31