Kelly A. LaGrave, ACP, has been a paralegal since 1984 and currently works in the legal department at Sparrow Health System in Lansing, Michigan. She specializes in the areas of business compliance, acquisitions, healthcare, and contracts. She has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University, and holds ACP credentials in Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Contracts Administration/Contracts Management. She is a frequent speaker to paralegal groups across the country on topics such as business, contracts, ethics, legal essay writing, and certification. She has served NALA in many capacities, including NALA President.