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NALA Volunteer Spotlight – September 2023 Adrienne Berry, ACP Adrienne Berry, ACP, is an E-Litigation Coordinator for the United States Attorneys’ Offices. She is the immediate past president of the Alabama Association of Paralegals, Inc. (AAPi), having completed her second term this year. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and an MBA. In 2018, […]
By Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP NALA DEI Chair September 2023 September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and September 10-16, 2023, is National Suicide Prevention Week. In a recent article, author Jenna Greene wrote: “Lawyers are twice as likely as other US adults to contemplate suicide.” This alarming statistic may provoke thoughts about the risk factors […]
By Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP NALA DEI Chair August 2023 The NALA membership voted to amend the bylaws (Section 4.4) in order to include the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Committee Chair as a voting member of the Board of Directors. This was recently announced during the Annual Meeting on July 12, 2023. Our membership […]
NALA Volunteer Spotlight – August 2023 Thomas Pokladowski Thomas Pokladowski works as an attorney at Wilson Elser, a national law firm. He is currently in the second year of his term on NALA’s Certifying Board. However, it is not his first time serving on the board. “I connected with one of the Certifying Board members […]
We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the NALA Census 2023-2024, an essential initiative designed to gather valuable insights from our members, CPs, and NALA Affiliated Association members that will guide NALA’s strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategies and actions for years to come. Why should you participate? Your voice matters! By completing the […]
By: Anne S. Bautista, Legal Support and Strategy Director Casa Cornelia Law Center San Diego, California July 2023 Kamel*, an Afghanistan native who opposes the Taliban regime as an oppressive ideology, endured signiﬁcant danger during his life in his home country. This led to him being persecuted and having to seek refuge twice. During the […]