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Howard Hirsch
Hirsch Associates LLC
Member Since 1999

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Professional Membership

Professional Members: Shall be open to any licensed architect in good standing in any state,
territory or possession of the United States. Members may also include international architects
from any country of origin as approved by the Executive Board. All members shall comply fully
with laws and rules mandated by the state(s) or country of their licensure. Professional members
may use the initials: ALA.

Membership Dues:  $150.00 per year

International Members (outside the USA): Add $40.  

Professional Member Benefits:

  • Professional Designation
  • Membership Wall Certificate
  • Referrals to Public through the “Find a Member” Website Directory
  • Job postings
  • FREE unlimited access to the ALA downloadable short form legal contracts.
  • Discounts at educational programs offered throughout the year.
  • Get published by writing an article for the Licensed Architect magazine
  • Free Consultant Hot Lines – Legal, Code, Insurance, Fire, and ADA
  • Annual Conference and Product Show
  • Annual Golf Outing
  • Annual Design Awards Program
  • Networking with Industry Professionals
  • Legislative Monitoring
  • Volunteer opportunities to contribute to the organization by becoming a Task force, Committee or Board Member
  • ALA program CEU tracking
  • Mediation Services
  • Voting privileges
  • Disability insurance at a substantial discount (offered by Principal Financial Group)

Join Mid-Year or Later and ALA will Prorate Next Year's Membership

ALA has a discount structure for NEW members who join mid-year or later in the calendar year. New members pay the full amount now and then receive the following discounts on next year's membership.

If you join in...
June or July - Next year you pay 50% of the full dues.
August or September - Next year you pay only 33% of the full dues.
October through December - You are considered paid for next year. You will not receive a renewal notice until late November, 2014 which will be for 2015 membership.

Renewals for next year are mailed in late November. ALA will invoice a discounted amount for those of you joining June through September, when you receive your renewal for 2014.