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Despite the expertise and effort of skilled support staff, investigators, and trial teams, courts scrutinize cases on appeal. In the face of increasingly tough legal review, effective trial teams should leverage the tool of jury instructions to strengthen their cases. Jury instructions provide helpful explanations of the law, are available online, and address key issues […]


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 […]

31 Jul 2022
NALA Conference & Expo – Call for Speakers
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Thank you for your interest. The 2023 NALA Conference & Expo call for speakers is closed. Please check back in September 2023 to submit a proposal for the 2024 NALA Conference & Expo.


  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
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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, […]