Our mission is to serve local government lawyers and to advance the interests of local government law locally, nationally, and internationally.

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Welcome to IMLA

The International Municipal Lawyers Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the interests and education of local government lawyers.

IMLA champions the development of fair and realistic legal solutions, and assists members on the vast and cutting edge legal issues facing local government lawyers today.

Our successful CLE Events, expansive network of legal professionals, and our local government specific information channels make IMLA the essential organization for any advancing local government attorney.


We are pleased to announce the release of our joint Guidelines for Managing Mobility Data written with the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)

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2020 Kitchen Sink Subscriptions are available for sign up!

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IMLA Events


2020 Mid-Year Seminar

Washington, D.C. | April 24-27, 2020.

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2020 85th Annual Conference

La Quinta, CA| September 23-27, 2020.

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If your focus, or that of your firm, is local government law, you will not find a better resource than the International Municipal Lawyers Association. IMLA is the only national organization devoted exclusively to local government law.

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Resource Library

The IMLA Resource Library is a gold mine for municipal lawyers! The archive is only available to IMLA members through a password protected log-in process and provides access to past IMLA seminar & conference materials, past Municipal Lawyer issues, summaries of recent decisions, legislative updates, updates on breaking legal issues, model ordinances and more!

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