NALS Library


The newest member benefit for you is the NALS Library!  The Library holds a listing of past webinars that can be purchased from the NALS Store, FREE WebEd sessions for Members, 20+ presentations and seminars for you to utilize, Past Jett Award Winners, the Ethics Series, The NALS Guide to Model Competencies for Legal Secretaries, and full issues of Past @Law magazines in PDF format.

These resources are here for you to use whenever you would like.  Download powerpoint presentations or load @Law PDF files to your e-reader or iPad and take them with you…all at no extra cost.  We understand that you want more for your money and we are giving you just that.

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If you are a NALS member here is a current listing of the seminars, presentations and @Law issues available to you:

Webinars – 1 Hr CLE (Webinar Recordings)

  • $1,000 Tennis Shoes
  • An Introductory Overview of Collaborative Divorce
  • Arbitration
  • Contract Tips & Tidbits
  • Ethics: Top 10 Malpractice Tips, Part I
  • Ethics: Top 10 Malpractice Tips, Part II
  • File Management and Case Development
  • Hands-On Summation
  • How to Find an Expert Witness
  • Immigration Law
  • Part 1: Picking the Right Estate and Life Plan for You and Your Family
  • Part 2: Picking the Right Estate and Life Plan for You and Your Family
  • Revision to Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code Are Coming: Are You Ready? (New!)
  • Six Insider Secrets Every Family Law Professional Must Know
  • Starting Off on the Right Foot: Business Formation and Owner Agreements
  • Technology Forensics: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
  • Understanding the PZR Report
  • What Full Coverage Means and How You Don’t Have It

Online Study Group – 1 Hr CLE (Webinar Recordings)

  • OLSG Part 1 – Written Communications (ALS, PLS, and PP) (New!)
  • OLSG Part 2 – Legal Knowledge & Skills (ALS and PLS) (New!)
  • OLSG Part 3 – Ethics & Judgment Skills (ALS, PLS, and PP) (New!)
  • OLSG Part 4 – Legal Knowledge and Skills (PLS and PP) (New!)

Leadership Library (Webinar Recordings)

  • Art of Persuasion
  • Building Your Leadership Portfolio
  • Building Your Team: Future Leaders Development
  • Coaching/Mentoring 2010
  • Coaching & Mentoring: Future Leaders Development (2011)
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Dealing With People: Future Leaders Development
  • Dealing With Difficult People: Next Generation Leadership
  • Encouraging Innovation
  • Entering the Leadership Area: Tips on Running for Office
  • Generational Differences-Bridging the Gap: NGL (New!)
  • Leading Effective Meetings: Next Generation Leadership
  • Leading Without Authority
  • Learning to Lead in the Land of OZ: Next Generation Leadership
  • Managing Your Team: Future Leaders Development
  • Managing Yourself and Inspiring Others
  • Parliamentary Procedure: Future Leaders Development
  • Promoting Your Team: Future Leaders Development
  • Nominations
  • Setting Goals: Future Leaders Development
  • Sleeping With My Smartphone (and other Work-Life Balance Issues): NGL
  • Succession Planning: NGL (New!)
  • Switch Book Review Discussion: NGL
  • The Win-Win of Engaging Members in Community Service: NGL
  • Understanding the Mission of NALS
  • Uniform Bylaws: The Heartbeat of Your Association

Seminars/Presentations (Powerpoint and Word notes)

  • 2004 Board Orientation
  • 2004 Leadership Orientation
  • Attitude for Dummies
  • Bluebook for Staff
  • Business Etiquette
  • Business Etiquette and Getting Along with Others
  • Destination: Organization
  • Essential Communication
  • Everything You Need to Know About Being a Legal Professional You Learned in Kindergarten
  • Friday Afternoon Attitude Adjustment
  • Got Billable Hours?
  • Membership Training 2012 – Part 1
  • Membership Training 2012 – Part 2
  • Membership Training 2012 – Part 3
  • Mindset List for the Class of 2012
  • Parliamentary Procedure (w/handouts)
  • Proofreading
  • Put the POW in Your PowerPoint Presentation
  • Roles and Responsibilities (for State Presidents)
  • The Fish Principle: Attitude is Everything!
  • The Lean, Mean, “Green” Machine – Think Big, Think Green
  • Think Big – Living and Leading Large
  • U WNT me 2 do w@? – Generations in the Workplace
  • Working With Paralegals and Secretaries

Jett Awards (PDF Format)

  • NALS of Phoenix – Certification Study Group
  • NALS of Phoenix – Membership Social “Midway Mania”
  • NALS of Tucson and Southern Arizona – Charity Golf Tournament Event
  • NALS of GreaterSeattle – Tech Day Program
  • AALS… the Arkansas Association of Legal Support Professionals – AALS Can Do It! Campaign
  • NALS of Greater Seattle – “Where’s Eula Mae?”
  • NALS of Missouri – Mock Exam Development
  • Philadelphia LSA – Secretarial Boot Camp
  • Houston ALP – Think Big Membership Development
  • NALS of Lansing – 50th Anniversary
  • NALS of West Michigan – Ethics in the Workplace
  • NALS of Central Ohio with NALS @ Noon
  • Houston ALP with Super CLE Saturdays 2008-2009
  • Texas ALP with Come Fly Me and Texas Train to Tomorrow (2-year membership drive)
  • Mississippi LPA with www.mississippi.org
  • RLSA with Lessons in Law
  • Austin LSA, Inc. for Saturday Seminar – Nuts and Bolts of Grammar and Written Communication
  • NALS of Phoenix for Fall Social
  • San Antonio LSA for Day-In-Court Luncheon
  • Tri-County Association for Legal Support Professionals for First Annual Court Observance Reception
  • CLSA – Chattanooga Legal Professionals (Tennessee) for 50th Anniversary Celebration and Legal Professionals Night Out
  • Berrien – Cass LSP for “Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Berrien – Cass LSP Court Observance Week”
  • Austin LSA for “Specialized Civil Litigation Enhancement Seminar”
  • Austin LSA for “Association of Legal Administrators Expo”
  • NALS of Missouri for “Forms Manual
  • San Antonio LSA for “Game Show Seminar

Past Issues of @Law (PDF format)

  • Winter 2012-2013
  • Fall 2012
  • Summer 2012
  • Spring 2012
  • Winter 2011-12
  • Fall 2011
  • Summer 2011
  • Spring 2011
  • Winter 2010-2011
  • Fall 2010
  • Summer 2010
  • Spring 2010
  • Winter 2009-2010
  • Fall 2009
  • Summer 2009
  • Spring 2009
  • Winter 2008-2009
  • Fall 2008
  • Summer 2008
  • Spring 2008
  • Ethics Series(PDF format)

    • Ethics Series Debut
    • Ethics Series – Terminology
    • Ethics Series – Pro Bono Service
    • Ethics Series – The Lawyer as Advisor, Evaluator or Third-Party Neutral

    The NALS Guide to Model Competencies for Legal Secretaries (PDF format)

    The NALS Guide to Model Competencies for Legal Secretaries – Complete Volume 1

  • The NALS Guide to Model Competencies for Legal Secretaries Debuts – Section I & II
  • The Emergence of Competencies – Section III
  • Stupid Lazy Worker vs. Motivated Worker – Section IV
  • Competency? What’s a Competency? – Section V
  • Writing Model Competencies – Section VI
  • What Does a Legal Secretary Do, Anyway? – Section VIII
  • How the Employee Should Handle Competency-Based Reviews – Section IX
  • This listing will be updated as new information is made available to you…enjoy and keep an eye out for additions to the NALS Library!

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    1. #1 by Vicki Ballinger on April 16, 2012 - 4:51 pm

      I really like this listing! Thanks!

    2. #2 by Harold Porter on May 25, 2012 - 2:00 pm

      Nice webinar listing for both the paid and unpaid member…I am sure that you will find a gems in these. I have seen a few myself and will check them out for sure…

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