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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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2012 Award of Excellence Recipient – Cheryl Summerhill, PLS

By Terry Houston, PP Emerita (originally published in @Law – Winter 2012-13) When I offered to prepare this article about the 2012 NALS Award of Excellence recipient, I expected to need hours of interview time with the candidate to expand my limited knowledge of her background. I need not have worried about that. All I […]

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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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2011 Award of Excellence Recipient – Cathy Hankins, PP, PLS

By  Betty Wells, PP, PLS, TSC-RE (originally published in @Law – Winter 2011-12) When Harrison Ford received the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2002, he wrote two speeches, a long one and a short one. When Cathy Hankins won the NALS Award of Excellence, she wrote one speech. She gave a short one—thank you! She […]

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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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2010 Award of Excellence Recipient – Mary Jo Denman, PP, PLS

By  Betty Wells, PP, PLS, TSC-RE(originally published in @Law – Winter 2010-2011     A few years ago, a NALS President named Mary Jo Denman presented the NALS Award of Excellence to a humbled Patti Infanti, PP, PLS. This year, it was a humbled Mary Jo Denman receiving the NALS Award of Excellence from NALS […]

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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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