President Letter


Welcome to the Mile High Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (MHALA), your connection to the Colorado legal management industry! 

MHALA serves more than 170 management professionals in their law firms, legal departments, private companies, and governmental entities in Colorado.  MHALA is a dynamic, member-driven organization and is committed to a high standard of excellence as we serve our members and others in the legal marketplace.

MHALA’s purpose is to promote and enhance the competence and professionalism of legal management in an impactful way throughout the State of Colorado.   We are dedicated to leveraging the experience and skills of our membership by providing world-class education, services, and resources.  MHALA enriches members' professional development through collaborative educational opportunities, leadership development, and a diverse and inclusive, highly-valued sense of community. 

In order to work at optimum performance levels and maximize the value we provide to our firms and legal-related organizations, our members need access to relevant and timely information, which the MHALA provides.  Browse our website to learn more about the Mile High Chapter's offerings, including our educational programs, local surveys, and our chapter listserv which connects you to the incredible knowledge base of over 170 legal administrative professionals just like you.

If you are not a member, why wait? Join now and invest in yourself, your company, and your future.  You can learn more about ALA and MHALA by visiting the member section on the website.  If you would like to contact me directly about ALA, please do not hesitate. I welcome the opportunity to visit with you! 


Missy Hirst
2018-2019  President of the Mile High Chapter of ALA