Posts Tagged Certification

A message from the NALS Foundation Super Hero – Captain Innovator

As many of you know, the NALS Foundation’s Super Hero, Captain Innovator, was introduced at the NALS Conference in Atlanta this past October.   Captain Innovator serves as the NALS Foundation’s reminder to all Chapters and States that if someone has a new, never been tried before idea, program, or event for their chapter or state […]

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NALS Certifications—Branding Update

NALS recognizes that now, more than ever, the role for individuals entering the legal profession is changing. In order to more fully embrace the diversity of legal professionals entering the workforce and provide those individuals with certifications reflecting that diversity, NALS has adapted the name of its Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS) certification. NALS’ entry-level certification will […]

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And the Winners are… March 2013 NALS Foundation Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following local chapters, state chapter, and region who received a NALS Foundation Grant during the March 2013 grant period: NALS of Arizona for an education grant to obtain speakers for two tracks of education for their two-day education conference.  They are hoping to attract a broader audience of members and non-members to […]

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Certification Cram Session at the Professional Development Conference

Once again NALS will be offering a one-day cram session followed by the opportunity to sit for the exam of your choice while you are in Tulsa for the Professional Development and Education Conference! The cram session will be listed on the conference registration as a Ticketed Event for the low cost of $99! You may […]

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School Accreditation

Schools Currently Accredited by NALS | Accreditation Process The benefits of being associated with NALS are numerous. These benefits include a curriculum that is developed by “experts” in the legal profession, networking opportunity for the school and its students, prestige for the students and the school and an accreditation program that notifies the school’s community […]

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NALS Foundation – Funding Innovation

The NALS Foundation has taken on a new direction of focus – Funding Innovation. This new focus will be incorporated into the criteria for grants as innovative and leadership development programs will now be considered grant worthy. The NALS Foundation is now accepting applications for grants.  June 1 is the next grant deadline.  Do you […]

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Why Certify If You Are Over 50?

By Vicky C. LaPradd, PP, PLS NALS Membership Committee, 2011-2012 Want to feel really good about yourself?  Want to stand out from your co-workers?  Want that feeling to last and last and last?  If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then I’ve got the answer for you.  Become certified! Nothing, well almost absolutely […]

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Are You Sure You Are Certified?

By: Kristina Duncan My firm recently started advertising a job opening for an administrative assistant. As resumes started rolling in, I noticed an interesting trend. People were sending in resumes that showed they graduated from a paralegal program and were calling themselves “certified” paralegals, yet there were no designations behind their names. As I saw […]

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Florida Paralegal Registration – Update

Grandfathering Ends March 1, 2011 By: Jacqueline Miller Paralegals in Florida, are you looking for another way to boost that resume of yours? Well, you are in luck. The Florida State Bar has recently adopted a chance for paralegals to become registered in the state of Florida. Becoming a registered paralegal in Florida is optional but […]

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Survivor Tips: Avoiding Spelling and Writing Errors

Nothing screeches “poor communicator” like incorrect verb usage, improper punctuation, rambling sentences, or spelling errors.

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