The International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) is a non-profit, professional organization that has been an advocate and resource for local government attorneys since 1935. IMLA services as an international clearinghouse of legal information and cooperation on municipal legal matters. IMLA collects from and disseminates information to its membership across the United States and Canada and helps governmental officials prepare for litigation and develop new local laws.
Every year, IMLA’s legal staff provides accurate, up-to-date information and valuable counsel to hundreds of requests from members. IMLA also provides a variety of services, publications and programs to help members who are facing legal challenges. For the past 83 years, IMLA has held a cutting edge national conference, bringing local government attorneys together to network It champions the development of fair and realistic legal solutions and provides its members with information about, and solutions to, the profusion of legal issues facing its membership today.