The Paralegal Voice: Revitalizing Your Career with Continuing Education.

The Paralegal Voice: Revitalizing Your Career with Continuing Education.

Looking for new opportunities in the paralegal world?

In this month’s episode of The Paralegal Voice we welcome Karen G. McGee, ACP, President of NALA and Christine E. Porter, ACP, Chair of NALA’s Continuing Education Council, to talk about opportunities through NALA and how you can revitalize your career with continuing education.

Karen and Chris discuss Advanced Paralegal Certification and all of the options available in specific practice areas, as well as NALA’s new “blended learning” approach and how to use these tools for career growth

Also, in this episode, we discuss:

• Results of NALA’s 2010 National Utilization and Compensation Survey

• Most popular tool paralegals use for professional growth

• Learning and authorship opportunities

• Benefits of attending and/or speaking at seminars and web-based programs

• The importance acting and participating as a professional to be recognized as a professional

To access this podcast:
Page URL: http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/paralegal-voice/2011/02/revitalizing-your-career-with-continuing-education/

MP3: http://websrvr82il.audiovideoweb.com/ny60web16519/LTN/PLV/PLV_022211_NALA.mp3

Internet resources and additional information:

• National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) website (http://nala.org/)

• NALA’s 36th Annual and Exhibition (http://nala.org/convention.aspx)

• Facts & Findings, NALA’s bi-monthly journal for paralegals (http://www.nala.org/Facts_current_issue.aspx)

• NALA’s 2010 National Utilization and Compensation Survey (http://www.nala.org/survey.aspx)

• Learning opportunities provided by NALA, including NALA Campus Live! (http://nala.org/cle-guide.aspx)

• NALA’s Certified Paralegal and Advanced Certified Paralegal programs (http://nala.org/examdesc.aspx)

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: NALA…The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants, and Sun Trust.

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