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09 May 2022
Mental Health Awareness Month
Category: DEI

Mental Health Awareness Month Written by Adrienne D. Berry, CP May 2022 Mental health awareness is a very relevant conversation in today’s society. Once thought to be taboo to discuss openly, it is now a factor in daily conversation. One must wonder if the stressors people faced during the pandemic forced it to be pushed […]

NALA Annual Meeting
09 May 2022
2022 Annual Meeting News
Category: Candidates

This page contains information for NALA Members regarding candidates for office, proposed bylaw amendments, and other NALA business related to the 2022 NALA Annual Meeting. Please check back as this page will change frequently as we near the meeting date. Annual Meeting of Members, Thursday, July 14, 2022. 2021 Annual Report – coming soon 2022 […]

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09 May 2022
Paralegal Pathways
Category: Facts & Findings

Death by the billable hour. Is there life outside of the law firm? Career veterans who have spent a decade or more supporting lawyers have pondered thoughts such as these. Many times, we reflect back on our paralegal careers and wonder, is there more to our future? We second guess ourselves, thinking that there’s nothing […]

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03 May 2022
Abuse of Special Needs Children
Category: Facts & Findings

Children with disabilities are nearly four times more likely to be physically abused or neglected and more than three times more likely to be sexually abused when compared to children without disabilities. [1] The odds of abuse are increased when an individual with special needs is placed in a group home or other communal environment. […]

NALA is excited to announce the keynote speaker for the 2022 NALA Conference & Expo in Phoenix, AZ! Join Commissioner Melissa Zabor as she shares the successes of Maricopa County’s Therapeutic Courts and the transformations that participants experience through the program. Melissa Zabor has been a Commissioner with the Maricopa County Superior Court since 2017. […]

National Deaf History Month: Deaf Awareness in the Legal Community Written by Sarah Duggan, CP, and Samantha Burns April 2022 April is National Deaf History Month, a unique opportunity to highlight the importance of inclusivity and equal accessibility for those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or experiencing hearing loss within our local communities. In […]