In this episode of The Paralegal Voice, I chat with NALA President Cassandra Oliver, ACP about the organization and the significance of paralegal certification. First discussion point includes a brief history of NALA, beginning with its incorporation in 1975, and continuing to the recent celebration of NALA’s 40th anniversary last year.
Cassandra touches on the importance of continuing education in the profession, how it allows paralegals the opportunity to manage their careers, and lists the self-study courses and on-demand webinars that NALA offers to assist paralegals toward that aim. Published bi-monthly, “Facts & Findings” provides educational articles written by paralegals, attorneys, and experts to help working paralegals stay abreast of trends, current events, court rules, cases, and recent developments in the field. Continue Reading