Regulation of the Paralegal Profession: NFPA Says YES!

Regulation of the Paralegal Profession: NFPA Says YES!

The latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, “Regulation of the Paralegal Profession – NFPA Says “Yes,” co-hosted by Lynne DeVenny and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.

We welcome National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) leaders, Georgette Lovelace, RP and Tracey L. Young, RP. They talk about the benefits NFPA provides to its members, NFPA’s position on regulation of the paralegal profession and its upcoming convention. These experienced paralegals also offer advice to listeners considering a paralegal career.

In this episode:

  • NFPA history and goals
  • Member benefits
  • NFPA’s position on regulation and how it can help the paralegal profession
  • Joint conference held in Washington, DC
  • Upcoming annual convention in October 2010
  • Advice for listeners considering a paralegal career
  • The potential impact of social media on your career

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MP3Link:http://websrvr82il.audiovideoweb.com/ny60web16519/LTN/PLV/PLV_062210_ProfessionalAssociations.mp3
Internet resources referenced in the podcast:

National Federation Paralegal Associations (NFPA), http://www.paralegals.org/

NFPA’s Model Act for Paralegal Licensure, http://www.paralegals.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarti clenbr=795

Model Plan for Regulation, http:/www.paralegals.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=795

2010 NFPA Regulation Conference (and much more information about regulation), http://www.paralegals.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=795

Upcoming NFPA events, including 2010 Annual Convention October 7-10, 2010 in Cherry Hill, NJ, http://www.paralegals.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=921

LawComix, http://www.lawcomix.com/

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: TERIS, Westlaw Deposition Services, and the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).

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