News & Deadlines
- Registration is now open for NALS 63rd Annual Education Conference & National Forum in Houston, TX. Early Bird registration deadline is August 1. Click here to register today!
- Think you might know someone worthy of the NALS Award of Excellence? Click here to learn more and nominate someone today! Nomination deadline is May 1, 2014.
Advance your career with a NALS certification! NALS offers members and nonmembers the opportunity to sit for three unique certifications dedicated to the legal services profession. NALS has the certification for you, whether you are beginning a career in the legal industry or are a veteran paralegal ready to display your skills. Click here to learn more!
National Volunteer Opportunities
Take an active role in leadership service. Participation on a NALS committee will enhance your personal goals and professional growth, give you a clearer understanding of the inner workings of NALS, and empower you to shape the future of NALS through your volunteerism. Click here to view committee options and apply today!
Nominate a NALS Chapter to be profiled in the NEW Chapter Spotlight feature in an upcoming issue of the NALS docket.
Nominate someone to be profiled in the Member Spotlight feature in an upcoming issue of the NALS docket.
The February issue of the NALS docket has arrived! This issue includes an e-Learn article about the service of the notary public, and a feature article titled, “Know What You’re Worth: Keep Current With Legal Salaries.” The Leading the Way and Staff Notes columns will provide you with timely leadership and association news. The Grammar Nuggets and Word Tips and Tricks columns will give you helpful pointers for better writing in your day-to-day work life.
Efforts are underway on several fronts to once again raise the standard of acceptable (and legal) behavior at work. The new area of concern is the elimination of workplace bullying. Quite frankly, if you are a workplace bully, your employment future does not look good.
“Outgoing, fun, friendly, serious, hard working, determined” are words used to describe Reba Peden, PP, PLS, the 2013 NALS Award of Excellence (AoE) recipient. It is easy to understand why. Reba has worked in the legal profession for over 27 years and has been a very active member on all levels of NALS for 16 years