The International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the interests and education of local government lawyers. IMLA has been an advocate and resource for local government lawyers since 1935. IMLA serves as an international clearinghouse of legal information and furthers cooperation in municipal legal matters. 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.