NALA CLE credit for writing or reading articles

Changes to the CLE Requirements Effective January 1, 2019 CLE for Published Articles: Certified Paralegals will be awarded three CLE hours for an individually-authored article of at least 1,000 words published in a legal publication in accordance with NALA Facts & Findings Editorial Guidelines (2014) or similar published guidelines. Hours for articles with more than one author will be awarded […]

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News from NALA re automatic one year extension for recertification requirements

One-year Certification Extension: The automatic one-year extension to meet recertification requirements will no longer be provided to Certified Paralegals. Certified Paralegals will receive a courtesy reminder via e-mail one year prior to the expiration date. In addition, courtesy reminders will be sent via e-mail at three months, two months, and one month prior to the expiration date of the certification. […]

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NALA News: Confirmed, Unconfirmed, False CLE Credits

This info is from the most recent NALA News for Certified Paralegals e-mail. Learn more about NALA at www.NALA.org. CLE Report Forms – Confirmed or Uncomfirmed? Often, we receive questions about the designation of the CLE Report that indicates the entry was not confirmed. Under the column head “Confirmed” the computer program automatically enters “False” if the entry is submitted […]

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NALA: How do I register credits or check how many CLE credits I have?

If you need to check how many CLE credits you currently have registered with NALA, CLICK HERE. You will need your login information, if you don’t have it, you can request it at the above link. Your login information is also included in the “NALA News for Certified Paralegals” e-mail so you can check for one of those. To register […]

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NALA News: Coming Soon – Estate Planning APC certification program

This info is from the most recent NALA News for Certified Paralegals e-mail. Learn more about NALA at www.NALA.org. The Advanced Paralegal Certification Board has announced the long awaited Estate Planning APC certification program will be available in early August. In this course, you’ll learn all the essential concepts, principles, instruments, forms, and tools for accomplishing the client’s purposes and goals. You’ll […]

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FAQs: NALA Membership, Certified Paralegal Exam and Advanced Certified Paralegal Programs

Note: All of the information below has been compiled for your convenience from NALA.org. The information is subject to change at any time. Is there a question about NALA, CP or ACP you’d like see included in this information? If so, e-mail me at lmc@miamifrp.com and I’ll add it. Joining NALA vs. becoming Certified by NALA Keep in mind that […]

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News From NALA: New Family Law ACP

News From NALA: NEW ADVANCED APC PROGRAM FAMILY LAW – ADOPTION AND ASSISTED REPRODUCTION The Advanced Paralegal Certification Board has released the fourth in a series of on-line advanced courses for paralegals working in family law. This course focuses on adoption and assisted reproduction. Certified Paralegals who complete this course, and all course requirements, will be awarded an Advanced Certified […]

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New NALA ACP Program: e-Discovery

$250 for NALA members/$300 non members E-Discovery Electronic discovery is the process of identifying and producing relevant, electronically stored information (ESI) in litigation. Advances in technology and exponential growth of reliance on ESI over traditional paper documents are continually increasing the scope, expense, and prominence of e-discovery. As the volume of ESI continues to expand, the costs to preserve, collect, […]

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