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14 Feb 2022
February Volunteer Spotlight
Category: NALA News

February 2022 Volunteer Spotlight Yolanda Garcia, CP When NALA’s President needed someone to be the inaugural chair of the association’s first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Yolanda Garcia, CP, PLS, TBLS-BCP, answered the call. “When I hung up the phone, I thought to myself ‘What have I done?!!’”, she says. “Although it was quite scary […]


Over 41% of the world population is interconnected through the internet¹ and in 2020, more than 223 million Americans were using social networks – with that number forecasted to increase to 243 million by the year 2025.² Now, more than ever, it is important to proactively manage our online presence. To that end, I have […]


Professional networking is a key component of a successful career, especially for paralegals. The earlier students understand networking, the better off they will be preparing for their futures. This article breaks down legal professional networking for students into four categories: what, who, why, and how. WHAT What is networking? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, networking […]

07 Jan 2022
January DEI
Category: DEI

World Braille Day 2022: Enhancing our Vision of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Written by Sarah Duggan Celebrated since January 4, 2019, World Braille Day honors the human rights and extraordinary contributions of blind and partially sighted individuals all over the world. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as an international holiday, World Braille […]

08 Dec 2021
December DEI
Category: DEI

Written by Yolanda Garcia Although December has not been designated a special heritage month, it does contain celebratory days that are recognized internationally. On December 10th in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The document set forth the basic civil standard of economic, political, and social rights that […]

19 Nov 2021
November DEI
Category: DEI

November is…. Written by Adrienne Berry November is a month for gratitude and thanksgiving. As a nation, we are thankful for so much in our professional and personal lives. I personally am thankful for my family, friends, and believe it or not, for being a paralegal. As a child, I knew that I would be […]