Get Involved

Get Involved

Want to become more involved? We have committee volunteer opportunities that contribute to the overall success of NALA.

Volunteer Form

Your vote counts!

NALA has continued to grow and prosper simply because our members are involved and invested in the growth of the paralegal profession. NALA is a membership organization. This means that the individual voices of our members matter greatly.

As an Active type member of NALA, you get the privilege to vote for important issues within the association. This includes voting for who you think is the best candidate to represent your interests on the NALA Board of Directors and also any bylaw amendments. This voting guide will help provide you with the necessary information about each candidate and the bylaw changes in order to assist you in casting the right vote.


Certifying Board 

The NALA Certifying Board is committed to setting, improving, and evolving the professional certification standards by which paralegals demonstrate exceptional knowledge, skills, and integrity.

Continuing Education Council (CEC)

  • Plan conference education sessions
  • Develop, coordinate, and facilitate continuing education programs and certification review courses
  • Produce Facts & Findings

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)

  • Further the goals of the Corporation to encourage, support, and maintain high standards in diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Monitor diversity, equity, and inclusion trends and issues
  • Work to address diversity, equity, and inclusion to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion to foster meaningful, open, and constructive dialog throughout the Corporation to celebrate diversity of its members and leaders
  • Work within the Corporation to celebrate the diversity of its members and leaders
  • Strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives throughout the Corporation

Ethics Committee

This committee shall report any violations of the Code of Ethics adopted by the Corporation to the directors for appropriate action.

Professional Development Committee (PDC)

  • Maintain Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Maintain Model Standards and Guidelines for Utilization of Paralegals
  • Provide articles for Facts & Findings
  • Oversee the research and publishing of the National Utilization and Compensation Survey
  • Keep up to date on activities affecting the paralegal profession
  • Oversee the development of professional development courses