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Law Librarians Associations in the United States

  • American Association of Law Libraries

    The American Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information.

  • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

    The American Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information. Today, with over 5,000 members, the Association represents law librarians and related professionals who are affiliated with a wide range of institutions: law firms; law schools; corporate legal departments; courts; and local, state and federal government agencies.

  • American Association of School Librarians
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • American Theological Library Association (ATLA)

    The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association of more than 1,000 individual, institutional, and affiliate members providing programs, products, and services in support of theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA's ecumenical membership represents many religious traditions and denominations.

  • Arizona Association of Law Libraries

    We're a nonprofit organization with more than 80 members who are interested in and/or affiliated with law libraries. The membership is drawn from law schools, state and federal agencies, law firms and public information vendors.

  • Arizona Association of Law Libraries (AZALL)
  • Association of Christian Librarians

    The mission of the Association of Christian Librarians is to empower evangelical librarians through professional development, scholarship, and spiritual encouragement for service in higher education.

  • Association of College & Research Libraries
  • Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY)

    Since 1954 the Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY) has been bringing together law library staff and people interested in law libraries from Upstate New York for professional development, networking, and social activities. ALLUNY is a Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the national organization for law libraries.

  • Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

    The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) enhances the effectiveness of library service by providing networking, enrichment and educational opportunities for its diverse members, who represent state library agencies, libraries serving special populations, multitype library organizations and independent librarians.

  • Atlanta Law Library Association

    The Atlanta Law Libraries Association began in 1972 as an informal group of law librarians in the downtown area. Meetings were held as needed, with luncheons hosted by the firms represented. Charter members were Anne Butler, Mary Dunn, Stacy Ferguson, Mildred Rosser, Donna Reed, Kay Todd, Anita Smith, Marty Mulinix, Elaine Fenton and Marilyn Lumpkin. By 1974, the association had grown larger and needed to become more organized and meet on a regular basis. A constitution and bylaws were drawn up. From a membership of 10 in 1976, the Association has grown to almost 140 members in 2002.

  • Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL)

    The Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL) connects a vibrant and diverse network of members by supporting the development of professional expertise; encouraging leadership, collaboration, and advocacy in the legal information community; and promoting and enhancing the field of law librarianship. CALL is a non-profit organization comprised of law librarians and other information professionals in the greater Chicago area. It was formed as a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) in 1947.

  • Colorado Association of Law Libraries (CALL)

    The Colorado Association of Law Libraries (CoALL) is an organization of law libraries dedicated to promoting librarianship, developing and increasing the usefulness of law libraries, cultivating the science of law librarianship, and fostering a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession, particularly those in Colorado.

  • Dallas Association of Law Librarians

    The Dallas Association of Law Librarians (DALL) is a non-profit organization for educational and scientific purposes, and is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). DALL was established in 1976 to promote librarianship, to develop and increase the usefulness of law libraries, to cultivate the science of law librarianship and to foster a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession.

  • Greater Philadelphia Law Library Association

    GPLLA is the Greater Philadelphia Law Library Association. It is a non-profit organization of over 250 members interested in and affiliated with law libraries. It was established in 1970 to promote law librarianship, to develop and increase the usefulness of law libraries, to cultivate the science of law librarianship and to foster a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession.

  • Houston Area Law Librarians (HALL)

    The Houston Area Law Librarians (HALL) began as an informal group meeting at lunch to exchange ideas and suggestions. The group, called the Houston Law Librarians, was founded in 1973 by librarians representing libraries of six law firms, four corporations, three law schools, and one city agency. HALL was organized formally in 1978 and became a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) in 1981.

  • LA Library Associates
  • Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW)

    The Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW) is a non-profit organization established for educational, informational and social purposes. Its objectives are to promote librarianship; develop the usefulness of libraries and the skill of their users; cultivate the profession of law librarianship; foster a spirit of cooperation among members; and provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and resources on a state-wide level.

  • Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW)

    The Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW) is a non-profit organization established for educational, informational and social purposes. Its objectives are to promote librarianship; develop the usefulness of libraries and the skill of their users; cultivate the profession of law librarianship; foster a spirit of cooperation among members; and provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and resources on a state-wide level.

  • Law Librarians of New England

    Law Librarians of New England was organized in 1946, when 17 law librarians gathered to meet each other and to consider the advantages of forming a professional association. The group was formally accepted as a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries on June 24, 1948. Since then, members have served as officers in the national association and LLNE has been host, in Boston, to several national conventions.

  • Law Librarians of Puget Sound

    If you are interested in a career in law librarianship in the Puget Sound area, or already working as a librarian in the legal field, you’ll be interested in joining the Law Librarians of Puget Sound.

  • Law Librarians' Society of Washington, DC (LLSDC)

    The Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C. (LLSDC) was established in 1939 for educational, informational and scientific purposes. It is conducted as a nonprofit corporation to promote librarianship; to develop and increase the effectiveness of law librarians; to cultivate the profession of law librarianship; to foster a spirit of ethical cooperation among members of the profession; and to provide for the further continuing education of law librarians.

  • Law Libraries Association of Alabama

    The Association is established for educational and scientific purposes. It shall be conducted as a nonprofit organization to: A. Promote the profession of law librarianship; B. Enhance the role of law librarians in the legal and library professions; C. Assist in the further professional education of law librarians; D. Establish a continuing relationship between law librarians and the legal entities in the State of Alabama; and E. Foster a spirit of cooperation among members of the profession.

  • Law Libraries Association of Alabama
  • Law Library Association of Greater New York

    On November 17, 1938, 45 librarians met at the Cortile restaurant on West 43rd Street in New York City to form the Law Library Association of Greater New York. The purpose of the Association was to "assist in the professional standing of law librarians." It was to include librarians in New York County, as well as the adjoining counties in New York and New Jersey. By the time the first membership directory was published in 1939, the membership had grown to 59. Today LLAGNY has 700 members, 70% of whom work in private law libraries. LLAGNY became incorporated as a non-profit organization in New York State on August 24, 1987.

  • Law Library Association of Maryland (L.L.A.M.)

    The Law Library Association of Maryland (L.L.A.M.) is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. It was established in 1982 to promote library and information services, to develop and increase the usefulness of law libraries, to cultivate the science of law librarianship, and to foster a spirit of cooperation among members of the profession.

  • Michigan Association of Law Libraries (MichALL)

    The Michigan Association of Law Libraries (MichALL) was formed on 9/16/1976 at a meeting held in conjunction with a meeting of the Michigan State Bar Association in Southfield, Michigan.

  • Mid-America Association of Law Libraries

    MAALL includes members from academic, court, and law firm libraries in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.

  • Minnesota Association of Law Libraries

    Minnesota Association of Law Libraries was organized in 1955 with ten members as a regional chapter of AALL, the American Association of Law Libraries. MALL was established for educational and informational purposes. It is conducted as a non-profit association to promote law librarianship and to foster a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession.

  • New Jersey Law Librarians Association

    The main focus of NJLLA is to provide an opportunity for networking, exchange of ideas and information, continuing education and professional interaction among colleagues. These objectives are encouraged through regular program meetings, workshops and brown bag lunches held at various locations throughout the state.

  • New Orleans Association of Law Librarians

    NOALL, founded in 1983, is a non-profit chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. NOALL exists to further the interests of persons in the New Orleans and surrounding areas working in or with law libraries. Membership is comprised of law librarians from the area's law school, court, and law firm libraries, as well as library assistants, paralegals, legal administrators, attorneys, and legal information vendor representatives.

  • Northern California Association of Law Libraries

    Since 1980, the Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL) has been the professional association serving the needs of legal information professionals throughout northern California. NOCALL members have served as officers and board members of the national association (AALL) and are active in many areas of the profession.

  • Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries

    Welcome to the Official Website of the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (ORALL). ORALL is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries that includes libraries in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. It was formed in 1949 “to further the development and usefulness of law libraries and to stimulate a spirit of mutual helpfulness among law libraries of this region.

  • Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (ORALL)

    ORALL is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries that includes libraries in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. It was formed in 1949 "to further the development and usefulness of law libraries and to stimulate a spirit of mutual helpfulness among law libraries of this region."

  • Public Library Association (PLA)

    The Public Library Association enhances the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.

  • San Diego Area Law Libraries

    Welcome to the official website of the San Diego Area Law Libraries - SANDALL. This website is designed to inform inquirers about the mission, history, events, policies and practices of the SANDALL organization. SANDALL is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). AALL & its chapters exist to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the public, the legal community, and the world.

  • South Florida Association of Law Libraries (SFALL)

    South Florida Association of Law Libraries (SFALL) membership is composed of librarians employed in academic, government, and private law libraries in the South Florida Area and is open to all other interested individuals.

  • South Florida Association of Law Libraries (SFALL)

    South Florida Association of Law Libraries (SFALL) membership is composed of librarians employed in academic, government, and private law libraries in the South Florida Area and is open to all other interested individuals.

  • Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries

    Welcome to the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. SEAALL is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in Florida with the purposes of promoting law librarianship and developing and increasing the usefulness of law libraries, particularly those in the Southeastern area of the United States.

  • Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL)

    The Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) is a local chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). SCALL was approved as a chapter in 1953 and has an active membership of over 300 librarians and information professionals from academic, private, state, and county law libraries in the Southern California area. SCALL sponsors an annual institute, has over 20 committees, publishes a chapter newsletter, runs a listserv, and maintains these web pages.

  • Southern New England Law Librarians' Association

    The Southern New England Law Librarians' Association, founded in 1978, is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. We are a not-for-profit organization of over 125 law library personnel from Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Southern Massachusetts.

  • Southwestern Association of Law Libraries

    The Southwestern Association of Law Libraries is a regional chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. Founded in 1958, SWALL facilitates contacts among professional law librarians, promotes law librarianship, and provides educational programs for members in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

  • Southwestern Association of Law Libraries

    The Southwestern Association of Law Libraries is a regional chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. Founded in 1958, SWALL facilitates contacts among professional law librarians, promotes law librarianship, and provides educational programs for members in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

  • Virginia Association of Law Libraries

    The Virginia Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1988, expanding a previously existing organization, the Richmond Area Law Libraries. Now, as then, VALL's objects are to develop and increase the usefulness and efficiency of law libraries, to promote librarianship and to foster a spirit of cooperation among members of the profession. The organization is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries.

  • Virginia Association of Law Libraries

    The Virginia Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1988, expanding a previously existing organization, the Richmond Area Law Libraries. Now, as then, VALL's objects are to develop and increase the usefulness and efficiency of law libraries, to promote librarianship and to foster a spirit of cooperation among members of the profession. The organization is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries.

  • Western Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (WESTPAC)

    WestPac members hail from academic, law firm, government, and other law libraries in the Western Pacific Region. They represent libraries and related organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, the U.S. Pacific Territories, and Western Canada, as well as other organizations outside the Pacific Northwest.

  • Western Pennsylvania Law Library Association

    The Association is established as a non-profit organization for professional and educational purposes. It shall be conducted to: A. Advance the practice of law librarianship. B. Develop and increase the usefulness and efficiency of law libraries. C. Promote the interests of librarians and members of their staff. D. Provide leadership in the field of legal information. E. Encourage cooperation among the members of the profession.


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