Association of Legal Administrators Hires Eryn Carter as Incoming Executive Director

ALA New Hire Announcement ALA Eryn CarterWashington, D.C. (September 21, 2022) – The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) recently announced the appointment of Eryn Carter is incoming Executive Director, effective October 11, 2022. Carter has 25 years of experience in strategic planning, business development, policy and program development, fiscal management and governance, and volunteer development.

Carter joins ALA after 25 years serving in progressively larger leadership roles at the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), which has approximately 85,000 members in 80 countries. Carter joined MDRT soon after completing her undergraduate degree and was regularly promoted until her most recent role as Senior Director, Global Markets. In this role, she was responsible to oversee 90 percent of the association’s membership.

Carter is a Certified Association Executive and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Carleton College in Northfield, MN.

About ALA

ALA provides extensive professional development, collaborative peer communities, strategic operational solutions, and business partner connections that empower its members to lead the business of law.

The association is open to professionals who support the management of legal organizations, including legal professionals employed in private law firms, legal service clinics, corporate legal departments, university legal departments, governmental legal agencies, court systems, charitable legal agencies, and any other organizations engaged in the legal industry.

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