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Professional networking is a key component of a successful career, especially for paralegals. The earlier students understand networking, the better off they will be preparing for their futures. This article breaks down legal professional networking for students into four categories: what, who, why, and how. WHAT What is networking? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, networking […]

Written by Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP Many of us contemplate it but do not actually make the leap from paralegal to lawyer. Yet some of us make that transition to lawyer early in our careers and some make the decision after many years of practice as a paralegal. For those of us considering the law […]

01 Sep 2021
Research and Survey Findings
Category: Career Info

NALA National Utilization & Compensation Survey About every 2 years, NALA conducts a national survey of paralegals. Paralegals invited to participate in this survey include members of NALA, non-members, and members of NALA affiliated associations. This inside look into the paralegal profession has produced some interesting and valuable data through the years. The survey analysis includes […]

08 Jun 2021
The Importance of Networking
Category: Career Info

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of networking is the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business. That is what it is all about – cultivating relationships. There are many advantages to networking: Shared knowledge – connecting with paralegals is a key to […]

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08 Jun 2021
Starting Your Second Career
Category: Career Info

You’re ready to jump into your second paralegal career, but how? Dana G. Welcker, ACP, has some insight. Read Dana’s Insight Here

08 Jun 2021
Searching for a Paralegal Position
Category: Career Info

Congratulations! If you made it to this step, you have passed all your CP exams. Now searching for a job is the next step.