Founded in 1989, the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to the professional enhancement and growth of registered nurses practicing in the specialty of legal nurse consulting and to advance the nursing specialty. AALNC is the gold standard for professionals with an interest in the legal nurse consulting arena including novice and veteran legal nurse consultants. AALNC provides networking opportunities, educational advancement, professional development, and supports certification through the American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board (ALNCCB).

Vision, Mission, and Strategic Goals


The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants exists to inspire and empower nurses to achieve their full potential as legal nurse consultants.


The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants promotes the professional advancement of registered nurses consulting within the legal arena by providing a forum for education, research, and exchange of information.

Strategic Goals

AALNC will build upon its existing communal foundation to create a professional home for legal nurse consultants by creating new opportunities for community engagement to recruit and retain members.

AALNC will ensure its education and products continue to meet the evolving needs of the marketplace and its members.

AALNC will raise awareness of our organization, legal nurse consultants, and board certification to prospective members and employers of LNCs in order to grow membership and recognition of the value of legal nurse consultants and the LNC certification.

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What Is An LNC?

Explore our What is an LNC Brochure to learn the answers to the following questions:

  • What makes a legal nurse consultant distinct?
  • Where can I find a legal nurse consultant?
  • What does a legal nurse consultant do?
  • Where does the legal nurse consultant practice?
  • What is the role of the legal nurse consultant?
  • Why should you hire a legal nurse consultant?

AALNC Code of Ethics and Conduct

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AALNC Annual Business Meeting Information