Non-substantive

Non-substantive credit is mediation, law office management, computer programs or applications, communications, office technology, self-help, mental health, or prevention of substance abuse courses.

NALA believes it is important for paralegals to focus on their personal development. This new program will provide paralegals with the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop their personal leadership skills. By purchasing this bundle you will have access to the following courses: 

It’s time to start creating a more organized and nearly paperless office that efficiently uses both your time and office space. Imagine having a document management plan, a basic naming procedure, and a policy on what to do for every paper that comes into your office. Knowing the right procedures and policies to implement in your office is half the battle. This on-demand webinar will help you build a foundation in your office to use a lot less paper – or get rid of it completely.

We all have our own view of what it takes to be a successful interview. The old adage of “just be yourself” isn’t going to work in today’s digital world. An interview doesn’t start the minute you walk into the interview, but could potentially start before you even receive a call, and it doesn’t end when you the interviewer shakes your hand. What do you need to consider when looking for a job in today’s digital world? What makes you stick out from the digital pack, and how do you ensure that what you have on your digital wall doesn’t come back to haunt you in the physical world?

Choosing your next step isn’t something that someone can do for you, but something that you have to control. What does that mean?  You have to discover on your own what is needed to take your career to the next level or down the next path by taking time to understand what your skills are, what they need to be, and how to reach the next level. This webinar will provide you the tools to start your own career journey by developing an inventory of your existing skills and discovering how the “paralegal” skills are transferrable to leadership and growth opportunities.

This on-demand webinar will provide practical advice and tips for professional development and career advancement. Learn how to efficiently communicate and market yourself to make an impact and raise your profile. Learn how to maximize your value and minimize your chances of being told no. Whether you are new to the legal field or stuck in a rut, this webinar will prepare you for the next step in elevating your career to the next level and reach your professional goals.

This on-demand webinar will showcase the best practice for an attorney using legal video in their case. The on-demand webinar will primarily focus on deposition videos and what an attorney and their client should do before, during and after the deposition to receive the best video for litigation. Additionally, the on-demand webinar will go over helpful hints for CMEs, Inspections and Day in the Life videos. The presentation will conclude by talking about the best ways to show the videos at trial.

This on-demand webinar will emphasize coaching skills as a way to interact with colleagues, friends and families. Most of us are in conversation from morning to night, and there are some techniques that can be deployed on any situation to diffuse conflict and draw more out of conversations. We can learn to say anything to anybody at any time. Proven techniques such as level 3 listening, asking high yield questions, and other skills to raise awareness  in conversations can be a game changer in making us more effective communicators.

This on-demand webinar will review the science of stress and emphasize practical strategies to reclaim our lives. If change is constant, and we are all being asked to do more with less, we must respond differently to these demands. Registrants will hear proven strategies that include cultivating a growth mindset, becoming the CEO of our inner lives, taking actions on our highest priorities, and saying no early and often, to name a few.

The effective use of time is critical to being a successful paralegal and is a "must" if you want to stand out from the crowd.  Learn tips and strategies to keep you focused and on-task, all the while maintaining a positive attitude as well as your sanity!

After you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to identify key characteristics of leaders. You’ll know how to build trust and confidence with employees, and you’ll avoid behaviors that undermine leadership. You’ll be more skilled at promoting teamwork and esprit de corps, and you’ll be prepared to act decisively. And last, but not least, you’ll be able to demonstrate leadership in a crisis.

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