Education & Events

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Main Education and Events 2015
Learn the skills and trends you need to successfully manage your law library and meet the needs of your institution. Leveraging the collective brain power of nearly 5,000 law librarians, AALL is dedicated to supporting the career development needs of law librarians through quality educational programming and events designed specifically for legal information professionals.

Use the AALL Competencies of Law Librarianship for organizing and tracking your continuing education as you identify areas for professional growth. Employers may use the Competencies to make hiring, evaluation, and promotion decisions and to make recommendations for professional development.
  • What You Need to Know About 21st Century Cataloging Standards
    This webinar will explain the concepts underpinning national library standards including RDA, Bibframe, and Linked Data, as well as their relevance to legal libraries of all types and sizes.
  • SCALL Institute 2016 ~ Upping Your Game: Growing Your Organization’s Information Advantage!
    The 44th Annual SCALL Institute will be held on March 4-5, 2016 at the Temecula Creek Inn; Temecula, California.
  • Save the Date! DALL / SEAALL / SWALL Joint Annual Meeting 2016
    The 2016 Annual Meeting will be a joint SEAALL/SWALL conference on April 14-16 in Dallas, Texas.
  • 109th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference
    The AALL Annual Meeting and Conference is the premier educational and networking event for legal information professionals.
  • 2016 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference
    The Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference is the largest and preeminent gathering for legal marketing and business development professionals. It’s where 1,300+ attendees from law firms large and small, domestic and international and of all levels of experience and specialty convene annually for three days of education and networking. In 2016, the LMA Annual Conference is harnessing Austin’s energy and inspiration to bring you fresh perspectives from legal marketers across the country, in addition to engaging and unconventional formats, and additional networking opportunities. AALL members receive LMA member rate when registering. Contact Camille Venturina at to register.
  • HALL Chapter Meeting
  • SANDALL Winter Institute
    The San Diego Area Law Libraries (SANDALL) is pleased to present a half-day institute on the value and best practices involved in storing and maintaining organizational memory in a time when organizational product is typically created through email and online content. Whether you are charged with storing files for a small group or larger institution, join us for a variety of discussions addressing the challenges of preserving and maintaining digital content. A reception will be held in the O’Toole’s restaurant at the University of San Diego.
  • NOCALL Chapter Meeting
    The Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL) will hold their annual chapter meeting on March 18, 2016 at Santa Clara University.
  • NJLLA Chapter Meeting
  • ALLA Chapter Meeting
  • LLOPS Chapter Meeting
  • NOALL Chapter Meeting
    The New Orleans Association of Law Librarians (NOALL) will hold their annual chapter meeting on February 19, 2016 in New Orleans.
  • AALL Legislative Advocacy: What's to Come in 2016?
    The second session of the 114th Congress has begun, and lawmakers have less time than usual to legislate because of a shortened Congressional calendar and the looming November elections. While it won't be easy for members of Congress to get things done in the current environment, AALL foresees possible movement this year on several of our priority issues, including copyright, freedom of information, and access to Congressional Research Service reports. In this 30 minute online advocacy training, you'll learn about our top policy priorities for this session and how you can help. You'll gain an understanding of the impact of the current political landscape, identify strategic opportunities, and be ready to take action on our priority issues. You'll also learn how you can make a difference for law libraries during AALL's Virtual Lobby Day on March 16. Join us!
  • AALL Virtual Lobby Day
    Demonstrate the power of law libraries by taking action on Virtual Lobby Day! AALL will provide the tools you need to send messages to your members of Congress through our Legislative Action Center and social media. If you sign up for Virtual Lobby Day ( before March 1, you'll receive special tips and insider information to help maximize your influence.