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13 May 2024
May Volunteer Spotlight – Melody Johnson, CP
Category: Volunteer Spotlights

NALA Volunteer Spotlight – May 2024 Melody Johnson, CP Melody Johnson serves as NALA’s Ethics Chair and on the Professional Development Committee. Her influence extends far beyond her immediate workplace at Anderson Injury Lawyers in Fort Worth, Texas. She also serves as the Professional Development Director and Board Advisor to the Dallas Area Paralegal Association […]

May 2024 From discussing the individuals who have profoundly impacted their careers to sharing invaluable advice for those embarking on their legal and leadership journeys, our interviewees offer a wealth of wisdom and inspiration. Each respondent brings a unique perspective shaped by their cultural heritage, personal experiences, and professional expertise. Through their candid reflections and […]

April 2024 Welcome to our interview with Jeremy M. Evans, where we explore the evolving landscape of NCAA student-athlete compensation through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). At the heart of our DEI efforts lies a commitment to fairness, opportunity, and empowerment for all individuals, including student-athletes. Mr. Evans is an award-winning attorney […]

04 Apr 2024
April Volunteer Spotlight – Cheryl Nodarse, ACP
Category: Volunteer Spotlights

NALA Volunteer Spotlight – April 2024 Cheryl Nodarse, ACP Cheryl Nodarse, ACP, serves NALA as President-elect. She works at Vlahakis Cole Law Firm, which specializes in real estate law. She has a side hustle as a licensed realtor in Michigan. Cheryl received her associate degree from Lansing Community College’s Paralegal Program and bachelor’s degree in […]

14 Mar 2024
March Volunteer Spotlight – Mary Katherine Mayer, ACP
Category: Volunteer Spotlights

NALA Volunteer Spotlight – March 2024 Mary Katherine Mayer, ACP Mary Katherine Mayer, ACP, serves on NALA’s Professional Development Committee (PDC). She works for the Yavapai County Public Defender’s Office in Northern Arizona. She has an AAS in paralegal studies with honors. Mary is proud to have received an award for working for the Public […]

March 2024 Introduction  Women’s History Month prompts us to celebrate the remarkable women who have shaped the legal profession. From the influential legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the vital roles played by paralegals and other legal practitioners, this article honors the historical contributions of women in law. It also emphasizes the ongoing journey […]