NALS is a leader in the legal services industry offering professional development by providing continuing legal education, certifications, resources, and training to those choosing the legal services industry as their career. NALS was formed in 1929 and was incorporated in 1949 and has been dedicated to members of the legal community ever since. By providing exceptional education opportunities and networking arenas, NALS has continued to be THE association for legal professionals. Our members represent every area of this industry from paralegals and legal secretaries to legal administrators and office managers. Because of this diversity and an openness to welcome all members of the industry, NALS offers a broad spectrum of expertise to make the programs offered valuable to all members of the legal services industry. This allows NALS’ members to learn about other areas of the industry, making career enhancement as well as advancement easily attainable.
Along with the education and professional development opportunities NALS members become part of the family. Members build life-long friendships with colleagues from around the country and use these friendships to build both professional and personal relationships. By attending NALS conferences you will be able to interact with members from all types of backgrounds so you can use the diversity of NALS to increase your knowledge and broaden your perspective on ways to do your job and build your career.
While tangible benefits are always great, (click here to see full list of benefits), NALS offers you the opportunity to belong to the oldest association for legal support professionals and is the only association that is all-inclusive, giving you a home whether you stay on your current path or branch out into a new opportunity in the field.