Business people



Law firms bill clients by the hour, usually in six-minute increments (because those six minutes equal one-tenth of an hour: 0.1). Those hours are multiplied by the hourly rate of each biller to determine the legal fees charged to the client. For many of us, this is the most stressful part of our jobs; filling […]

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Turns 32 by Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP August 2022 “Inclusivity means not ‘just we’re allowed to be there,’ but we are valued. I’ve always said: smart teams will do amazing things, but truly diverse teams will do impossible things.” -Claudia Brind-Woody The April 2022 NALA DEI article featured Samantha […]


  You know what they say: The more things change, the more things stay the same. As the U.S. recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, positions are open, and applicants are looking for work, while employers devote less time to the hiring process. You will have an advantage if you make application materials […]

14 Jul 2022
2022-2023 NALA Board of Directors
Category: NALA News

Congratulations to the newly-elected 2022-23 Board of Directors! Congratulations to the 2022-2023 NALA Board of Directors. The results of the Board election were announced Thursday, July 14th in Phoenix, AZ at NALA’s Annual Membership Meeting. Debra L. Overstreet will serve as President after being elected by her fellow board members in March. Cheryl J. Nodarse, […]

Separate is Not Equal – Remembering “Mr. Civil Rights” Written by Sarah Duggan, CP July 2022 July 2, 1908, marks the birthdate of Thoroughgood (“Thurgood”) Marshall, the first African-American United States Supreme Court Justice, who played a pivotal role in inspiring the American Civil Rights movement over several decades. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, at the […]

09 Jun 2022
Juneteenth and Pride Month
Category: DEI

We Are All Included Written by Adrienne D. Berry, ACP June 2022 In June, diversity, equity, and inclusion take a step to the front with the celebrations of Juneteenth and Pride Month! These events seem to unofficially set the stage for showcasing the differences in everyone while highlighting what makes us all the same. Juneteenth […]