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NALA Volunteer Spotlight – November 2022 Donna W. Gilliland, ACP Donna W. Gilliland, ACP, is serving her third term on the NALA Certifying Board. She decided to start volunteering after finishing NALA’s leadership program, LEAP. “Jaye Koch, the Chair at the time for NALA Certifying Board, contacted me and asked me to send her a […]

28 Oct 2022
Acing the Interview: Practical Tips
Category: Facts & Findings

The interview process is an area we can all relate to when deciding to change employers or career fields. As a manager, I have had the privilege of sitting in and conducting numerous interviews for open paralegal positions on my team. The landscape of interviews has drastically changed, as most are virtual or utilize the […]


If you missed Part I of “Setting up for Success” in the last issue of Facts & Findings, I discussed how to hone your writing skills and attention to detail. I also touched on the gravity of ethics in the legal profession and how to flex your ethics muscles in relation to your education. Read […]

27 Oct 2022
Member Spotlight Questionnaire
Category: Uncategorized


Electronic exhibits have been a part of the legal process for a long time – probably longer than many of us realize. The PDF file format became an open standard all the way back in 1993, and the Electronic Court Filing technical specifications were agreed upon more than 20 years ago. Despite this long history, […]

07 Oct 2022
October Volunteer Spotlight – Sarah C. Duggan, CP
Category: Uncategorized

NALA Volunteer Spotlight – October 2022 Sarah C. Duggan, CP Sarah C. Duggan, CP, received her associate degree in Paralegal Studies in 2021, and since then she has hit the ground running. She works as an intellectual property paralegal at Dority & Manning, P.A., a boutique law firm based out of Greenville, South Carolina. She […]