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07 Jan 2022
January DEI
Category: DEI

World Braille Day 2022: Enhancing our Vision of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Written by Sarah Duggan Celebrated since January 4, 2019, World Braille Day honors the human rights and extraordinary contributions of blind and partially sighted individuals all over the world. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as an international holiday, World Braille […]

08 Dec 2021
December DEI
Category: Education

Written by Yolanda Garcia Although December has not been designated a special heritage month, it does contain celebratory days that are recognized internationally. On December 10th in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The document set forth the basic civil standard of economic, political, and social rights that […]

19 Nov 2021
November DEI
Category: Education

November is…. Written by Adrienne Berry November is a month for gratitude and thanksgiving. As a nation, we are thankful for so much in our professional and personal lives. I personally am thankful for my family, friends, and believe it or not, for being a paralegal. As a child, I knew that I would be […]

05 Oct 2021
Exam Score Appeal Process
Category: Education

 A Certified Paralegal examination candidate may appeal, in writing, to the Certifying Board for review of the Board’s actions concerning examination results.  Such appeal must include the candidate’s basis for the appeal and any and all relevant documentation to be considered, and must be received at NALA within thirty (30) days after release of the […]

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 […]

NALA receives accreditation of the Certified Paralegal program from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) WASHINGTON (May 5, 2014) – The NCCA has accredited the NALA Certified Paralegal certification program for a five-year period, expiring April 30, 2019. Founded in 1975, NALA is a professional association providing continuing education and professional certification to paralegals. […]