Students & Educators


Welcome Student Members to the NALS student area featuring news and education geared strictly to our student members. You have very different needs and we are here to serve and assist you, the STUDENT MEMBER, on your path to achieving a professional legal career.

As articles are completed they will be highlighted on the right and you may click to view them.  In addition, a newsletter filled with news, hints, and tips will also be available.

Among the wonderful materials which NALS offers you we think you will find e-Learn and Leading the Way to be great sources of information.

We encourage our student members to contact us with ideas of what you would like to see in our student section. Send messages to Saundra Bates,

This page is updated regularly so be sure and check back to see the latest information.

Please contact the NALS Membership Committee if you have any suggestions, ideas or comments to assist us in developing this web link as a helpful tool for all student members of NALS.

Check out our New Legal Professionals Blog for more information on how YOU can help shape NALS for the future!


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Membership – Join Today!

Membership in NALS is a vital step towards achieving professional excellence. Students are entitled to many benefits afforded regular members such as discounts on educational materials and products and discounts on seminars and conferences. In addition to the $29 per year student membership NALS also offers an associate membership to educators for $75 per year which will include a subscription to @Law, the NALS magazine for legal professionals.

Joining now will give students a head start in gaining employment and credibility in the legal profession. Membership in NALS will demonstrate to perspective employers professionalism and dedication and will make them look at your program for future employees.

NALS offers continuing legal education regardless of career path within the legal profession. Show your students the medium for their continued learning process. Help them to understand and feel comfortable leaving their educational program for the real world of employment and career growth.

There is a life line for legal professionals and that life line is NALS. With state and local chapters located across the United States there are endless networking opportunities. NALS national and regional conferences give members the opportunity to extend their network in the legal community from coast to coast.

This format allows members and students to compare notes across the country on topics affecting their careers. There is also an Online Study Group for those preparing for the ALP, PLS or PP exam.

NALS is THE association for legal professionals and has proven this through 80+ years of experience in the legal services profession. Student membership costs just $29 per year and will give every student taking advantage of what NALS offers a definite head start in the competitive field of law.

Effective immediately, NALS will be offering a one-year FREE membership to students of accredited or ABA-approved legal studies or paralegal studies programs who take the ALP or PP certification exam! If you are a student who is registered to take the ALP or PP exam, please contact NALS Certification Manager to ensure that you receive your free one-year membership.