This form must be submitted for all nominees of the Rising Star Award. Please submit form no later than February 1.

Purpose: To recognize exemplary service to the paralegal profession by a person who has been a paralegal for less than five years.

Eligibility for Nomination: Current member of NALA in good standing (Current NALA Board and committee members are not eligible)

  • Who can nominate: NALA Active type member in good standing
  • Deadline to submit nomination: February 1
  • Award benefits: Recognition in NALA’s Facts & Findings journal and other outlets

Judging Criteria:

  • Demonstrates leadership (ie. is a committee or board member, presents an educational program, serves as a mentor)
  • Demonstrates personal commitment (ie. contributes to NALA publications, serves on a committee, assists at conference)
  • Promotes NALA to the legal community (ie. attends other events or pro bono services)
  • Models high ethical conduct
  • Recognizes leadership/engagement efforts

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Nominee Information:

Employer Address