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21 Aug 2015
Testing Centers-NonPSI
Category: Certification Articles

Below is a list of schools and firms that will be offering testing centers to examinees. Check this page often as centers are added frequently prior to the opening of a testing window. SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS:  In order to schedule your testing appointment(s), you are required to use the link provided for your choice of testing location so NALA […]

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21 Aug 2015
Application-Retakes
Category: Certification Articles

Knowledge Exam Retake Candidates who do not pass the Knowledge Exam must wait 90 days before re-taking it. Candidates must pass the Knowledge Exam within the first attempt and two additional retake attempts during the 365-day period or wait 365 days before trying again. Skills Exam Retake Candidates who do not pass the Skills Exam […]

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21 Aug 2015
Disciplinary Procedures
Category: Certification Articles

Disciplinary action may be taken against an Examination candidate or a Certified Paralegal if it is found that either has committed any of the following: Falsified information on any document submitted to the Certifying Board Been convicted of the unauthorized practice of law since applying for the Certified Paralegal credential. Failed to meet continuing legal […]

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21 Aug 2015
Advanced Certified Paralegal
Category: Certification Articles

Commitment to continued growth and life-long learning is the hallmark of a professional. Once a Certified Paralegal's career is launched, there is a need for advanced CLE programs as one changes areas of practice, or is met with more challenging assignments. The Advanced Certified Paralegal program is designed to recognize this effort. Advanced Certified Paralegal courses are part of the on-demand programs offered by NALA. ACP certification is for Certified Paralegals and is focused on mastery of specific course material developed under the direction of the Advanced Certified Paralegal. An assessment component is part of the curriculum-based program as well as detailed exercises. The average course is about 20 hours in length and organized into multiple modules. These web-based courses are available on a 24/7 basis.

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21 Aug 2015
The Certified Paralegal Credential
Category: Certification Articles

Use of the CP credential signifies that a paralegal is capable of providing superior services to firms and corporations. National surveys consistently show Certified Paralegals are better utilized in a field where attorneys are looking for a credible, dependable way to measure ability. The credential has been recognized by the American Bar Association as a designation which marks a high level of professional achievement. The CP credential has also been recognized by over 47 legal assistant organizations and numerous bar associations.