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Throughout history, women have made significant contributions to the legal field by breaking barriers and paving the way for future generations. From Arabella Mansfield, the first woman admitted to practice law in the US in 1869, to Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman appointed to the US Supreme Court in 1981, women have left an […]

08 Mar 2023
Title VII, An Explanation
Category: DEI

Title VII, An Explanation By Edward Diaz, ACP March 2023 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a proper provision entrusted by the United States that prohibits workplace discrimination in virtually every employment circumstance. The policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, or national origin. In short, the Title […]

09 Feb 2023
World Day of Social Justice, February 2023
Category: Education

February 20, 2023, is the World Day of Social Justice. In recognition of this, NALA would like to provide paralegals with information on how to get involved in social justice initiatives nationwide. The Center for Advanced Legal Studies states that “a paralegal career gives countless opportunities to make a difference in the lives of many […]

01 Dec 2022
Veterans Hiring Benefits
Category: DEI

Veterans Hiring Benefits by Edward Diaz, ACP December 2022 Key Benefits to Hiring Veterans Tax breaks The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a deduction that business owners can get from hiring certain groups, including veterans. While the program initially ran until 2019, the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 extended this tax […]

Hiring Disabled Veterans is a Smart Choice by Edward Diaz, ACP November 2022 Approximately 200,000 servicemembers transition from military service to civilian life each year, and many experience difficulty finding civilian jobs after leaving the military[1]. However, servicemembers typically receive extensive, high-quality training and experience during their military careers and acquire skills that can prepare […]

07 Oct 2022
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Category: NALA News

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) by Sarah Duggan, CP October 2022 October 2022 marks the 77th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or NDEAM. Championed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), this annual awareness campaign celebrates the vital contributions of workers with disabilities in bolstering America’s workplaces […]