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Looking to join an association, find a mentor, get career advice or connect with other legal professionals and paralegals? Take a look at these associations and groups to find the best fit for you. Many have local chapters in addition to a national level association.
NALS: The Association for Legal Professionals
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. State and county chapters around the country.
NALA: The Association of Legal Assistants and Paralegals
NALA is the leading paralegal association in the US. Its mission is to provide continuing education and professional development programs to all paralegals. NALA provides current information about the profession, continuing education materials and seminars, networking opportunities, professional certification programs, occupational survey findings and manuals to help paralegals excel in the workplace.
Get a complete list of paralegal associations by state here.
A bi-monthly publication which is the official magazine of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA). This magazine features articles on topics such as how-tos, information affecting the paralegal profession such as case law and legislation, and technology education.
Provides the latest news, salary data, how-to, tips and cautions, software and hardware reviews, and digital forms.
Legal Talk Network
Offers legal podcasts, hosted by leading attorneys and legal experts. Not only do they produce The Paralegal Voice, but also many other podcasts that highlight the important issues in the legal profession.
Litigation Support Today
Provides news, best practices, event coverage, career advice, and updates on the many useful new products and services related to the paralegal profession.
Facebook page with news, information and tips for paralegals.
Articles, information and career tips from paralegals themselves.
The Paralegal Mentor
Written by paralegal Vicki Voisin this blog includes resources, organizational tips, ethics issues, and other areas of continuing education to help legal professionals.
Magazine and blog for paralegals
Looking for a new position? Outside of the mainstays in job hunting such as Monster and CareerBuilder take a look at these sites geared specifically toward paralegal/legal positions for your new role:
National Federation of Paralegal Associations
Lexis Nexis training
Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) or Certified Paralegal (CP)
Registered Paralegal (RP)
meet its requirements for education and work experience and pass the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE).
NALS, the Association for Legal Professionals
Three unique paralegal certifications of varying levels.
Voluntary specialty certification program in six areas of Texas law.
Directory of ABA Approved Paralegal Education Programs
Your Law Firm’s Guide to Process Service