Posts Tagged professional

NALS Foundation

About NALS Foundation | Ways to Give | Grants | Awards & Recognition | Logos | Circle Donors Building Your Career & Future The NALS Foundation was established in 1989 and is dedicated to ensuring a rewarding future for you and all legal support professionals. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational foundation working hand in […]

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Tulsa Roommate Connection

Are you attending the NALS 2014 Professional Development & Education Conference this March in Tulsa, Oklahoma? Do you need a roommate? If so, this is your forum to connect with other NALS members who are looking to share a room. Simply leave a comment below if you are searching for a roommate. Room rates at the DoubleTree […]

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NLP App Spotlight: Law School Dojo

By Sarah Osborne, ALP On the topic of education… When I was studying for my legal studies finals, I downloaded an app on my iPhone called “Law Dojo.” It is a quiz game that has sets of questions on varying legal topics including Civil Procedure, “Know your Rights,” the Supreme Court, Contract Law, etc. Why […]

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Formal Legal Education

By Sarah Osborne, ALS I apologize for the lengthy silence since my introductory post. I JUST finished a semester of courses at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where I am studying for my Post-Bac in Legal Studies. So, I’ve been very busy at work while also finishing end-of-semester research memos and studying for finals at […]

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Recap: 2013 Professional Development & Education Conference

PDF Version | Word Version By Brynne Williamson, PP, PLS-SC, NALS Secretary/Treasurer While members of the NALS Strategic Planning Committee met on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, a group of dedicated individuals were also hard at work in the Certification Cram Course. Seven attendees led by instructors Tina Hurley, PP, PLS and Amylyn Riedling, PP, PLS […]

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Fulfilling Aspects of Career Change

By Sarah Osborne, ALS Greetings! I am thrilled to be writing my very first post for the Young Legal Professional Blog and would like to use this opportunity to introduce myself and my vision for the blog. As part of the Next Generation Leadership Committee, I will be posting at least once a month about […]

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Keynote Speaker at NALSPD 2013

The NALS Foundation proudly sponsors the opening keynote for the 2013 Professional Development & Education Conference, Mr. Erick Burton, CSP. Erick Burton, a Certified Speaking Professional, is known as “The Leadership Accelerator TM.”  He is the founder of the Burton Leadership Center, a 28-acre facility featuring a unique Leadership Course designed to accelerate the development of […]

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Very, Very Expensive

By Julianna Durie, PLS While working in the legal field, you are usually expected to calendar hearing dates. However, one should calendar anything that has a deadline.  While we all may tell ourselves that we will remember, the fact is that the legal field is a hectic profession and no one is perfect. Countless complaints […]

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Staying Organized

By Julianna Durie, PLS If you have not noticed, deadlines and organization are a very important part of working in the legal field. When I was in paralegal school, I was told a good paralegal would write down every task that an attorney assigns and a paralegal should only have one open file on his […]

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LexisNexis Launches Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Module for Lexis Practice Advisor

Easy access to practical guidance and “on point” legal content and analysis help law firms increase productivity and bring junior attorneys up to speed quickly NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 – LexisNexis® Legal & Professional (, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced a new module of its Web-based practical guidance offering from Lexis® Practice […]

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