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2023 Conference Call for Speakers
03 May 2022

Be part of the excitement at the 2023 NALA Conference & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts by transforming your experience, ideas, and best practices into presenting a session for the conference. Review the information below then come back to this page June 1st to find the links to the forms to submit your proposal.

VENUE AND DATE – July 12 – 14, 2023 at The Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts

BENEFITS OF PRESENTING AT THE CONFERENCE

Two types of session are available (you may propose for one or both):

FEATURE SESSION
Our Feature sessions are specialized topics that help legal professionals:

  • Stay up to date on legal trends
  • Provide exposure to other practice areas of interest
  • Facilitate professional development
  • Inform on important ethical topics

Topics for the 2023 NALA Conference & Expo

  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • American Disability Act law
  • Consumer protection laws
  • Social Media Law
  • Paralegal Ethics
  • Subpoenas across state lines
  • Ethical billing practices and tips on how to word billing
  • Medical Malpractice and Terminology
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Cryptocurrency/Blockchain
  • Elder Law
  • Ethics in Corporate America
  • Copyright and Fair Use
  • Animal Rights
  • Appellate Law (federal)
  • Background checks and conflict checks
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Bankruptcy/workouts
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Estate planning and wills
  • Toxic Torts
  • Veterans Benefits (VA)
  • Antitrust Law

Non-substantive topics are welcome; however, substantive legal and ethics topics are preferred to ensure sufficient Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits for conference attendees.

Feature Session Eligibility
To be considered, presenters must meet one or more of the following:

  • Be an attorney or paralegal in good standing with any applicable regulatory authority or certifying body
  • Be a faculty member of a college or university
  • Be a legal vendor or another professional working in the legal field
  • Have specialized training in the subject of the proposed presentation
  • Have extensive experience involving the subject of the proposed presentation

Best Practices
Submit two or three proposals (three proposals are preferred to ensure the best diversity of topics). Topics MUST be related to the legal profession. Speakers must agree to present two different topics at conference and present each session twice during conference (for four total sessions).

 

CP REVIEW SESSION

These sessions assist those preparing for the Certified Paralegal Exam.

CP Review Topics

  • CP Review – Civil Litigation
  • CP Review – Contract Law
  • CP Review – Corporate and Commercial
  • CP Review – Criminal Law and Procedure
  • CP Review – Critical Thinking (Skills)
  • CP Review – Estate Planning and Probate
  • CP Review – Legal Essay Writing
  • CP Review – Legal Ethics
  • CP Review – Real Estate and Property
  • CP Review – Torts
  • CP Review – United States Legal System

CP Review Session Eligibility
To be considered, presenters must have professional qualifications in good standing with their professional regulatory board, if applicable, possess the legal or technical expertise necessary to present on a subject effectively, and meet the following:

  • Be an attorney or NALA Certified Paralegal in good standing; and/or
  • Be a faculty member of a college or university

Presenters cannot:

  • Be a Certified Paralegal Exam Proctor or have been a Proctor within the last two years
  • Be a volunteer for reviewing or updating the Certified Paralegal Exam

Best Practices
Submit two or three proposals (three proposals are preferred to ensure the best diversity of topics).

 

NOTIFICATION OF SELECTION
All applicants will be notified of their selection status. Please add TCreamer@nala.org to your contact list to ensure communications are received.

 

If you have any questions, please email elearning@nala.org.