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 pro-rata based upon the number of authors and words.

After entering three hours of CLE into your NALA account, submit the following for review to

Certified Paralegal Contact Information

Copy of Article in Publication

Word Count

CLE for Reading Selected Articles in Facts & Findings:

Beginning with the September/October 2018 issue, one hour of CLE credit will be provided to NALA members for reading five designated articles in a single issue of Facts & Finding and successfully completing a follow-up test on those articles. Articles eligible for CLE credit will be identified in each issue of Facts & Findings and Facts & Findings Digital. No partial credit will be given, articles cannot be combined from different Facts & Findings issues, and CLE credit must be submitted within one year of the publication date. No other publications will be considered. Up to two hours of CLE will be available per year with a maximum of five hours of CLE available per each five-year certification period.

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