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NALA Volunteer Spotlight – May 2023 Lucinda Calhoun Lucinda Calhoun works as the Lead Paralegal for the Shelby County Government in Tennessee. In 2020, the Memphis Business Journal named her a Best of the Bar finalist as one of the top paralegals in Memphis. Lucinda has been a paralegal for over 20 years. She began […]
By Kelli Radnothy May 2023 Establishing and maintaining a well-being practice is a heavy task for most professionals, but the legal industry presents some unique challenges. With the general high-stress nature of the job, the long hours, high stakes, impossible deadlines, emotional clients, and never-ending to-do lists, things become overwhelming quickly. Factoring in time for […]
By Sarah Duggan, CP April 2023 April 2, 2023, marks the 16th annual observance of World Autism Awareness Day. This year, the observance is organized by the United Nations Department of Global Communications and Department of Economic and Social Affairs in collaboration with the Institute of Neurodiversity (ION), a global community committed to “creat[ing] a […]
Mastering the Art of Coordination: How to Organize a Successful Group Trip to the 2023 NALA Conference & Expo
Planning and organizing a group trip can be a daunting task, but it can also be an incredibly rewarding experience. When you are planning a group trip to a conference, there are many factors to consider, from setting a budget to coordinating schedules and preferences. In this article, we will explore how to master the […]
Investing in Your Future: The Importance of Attending the 2023 NALA Conference & Expo and How to Convince Your Employer to Cover Your Costs
In today’s fast-paced world, where the legal industry is constantly evolving, it is essential to invest in your future. One of the best ways to get ahead in your career is by attending industry conferences and expos. When it comes to the legal industry, there is no better event than the NALA Conference & Expo. […]
Attending the NALA Conference can be an incredibly valuable experience for paralegals, paralegal students and educators, and legal professionals. Not only does NALA provide opportunities to learn from experts in your field, but we also offer a chance to network with peers, share ideas, and gain new perspectives. However, with so many sessions, networking opportunities, […]