NALA Connections

NALA Annual Convention

NALA is hosting their 41st Annual Convention at Las Vegas, NV on July 13-15, 2016. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits are available for those who attend. Check back later for more details!

RRVPA sponsors their NALA Liaison to attend the NALA Annual Convention each year. All RRVPA members are encouraged to attend! It is a great opportunity to meet wonderful people that have the same passion and appreciation for the law. 

Continuing Education

In addition to the live CLE credits at the Annual Convention, another great way to get your CLE credits is through NALA's continuing education programs. NALA offers different types of continuing education courses to fit many different schedules. 


Live web seminars that are offered in February-May and August-November. Each session features around 30 online seminars for novice to advances level paralegals. 

NALA Campus Self Study Program

Online study courses with slide presentation with text, audio recording of the text, and tests to determine understanding of the material. These courses are great for those studying for the Certified Paralegal exam.

2015 National Utilization/Compensation Survey

NALA conducts a national survey of paralegal approximately every 2 years to analysis paralegals around the country regarding their work environment, duties and responsibilities, billing rates and compensation levels of paralegals. It is a great way to learn more about how the paralegal profession is developing in different areas of the country and how we can continue to foster the growth of our profession.

Become a NALA Member

​​Members of RRVPA, which is a NALA Affiliated Association, receive a

waiver of the initiation fee when they join NALA - a savings of $15!

NALA is the leading paralegal association in the US. NALA is a non-profit organization, representing over 18,000 paralegals, who are individual members or members of NALA affiliated associations, such as RRVPA. Its mission is to provide continuing education and professional development programs to all paralegals. NALA provides current information about the profession, continuing education materials and seminars, networking opportunities, professional certification programs, occupational survey findings and manuals to help paralegals excel in the workplace. 

Benefits of joining NALA are the major programs offered to all members:

  • Professional Certification for Paralegal
  • Discounts on registration for Continuing Educational Programs
  • Annual CLE Conference
  • Facts and Findings Publication, along with other great publications
  • Leadership Enhancement and Preparation (LEAP) Program


As of 2016, there are over

18,000 Certified Paralegals and over 3,400 Advanced Certified Paralegals in the United States. 

Certified Paralegal

NALA offers a voluntary certification for paralegals through their Certified Paralegal Exam. Certified Paralegals are able to use the CP (Certified Paralegal) credentials. The credential has been recognized by the ABA as a designation which marks a high level of professional achievement.

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Advanced Paralegal Certification

NALA also offers voluntary advanced certification for those that have already earned their CP credentials. The Advanced Paralegal Certification Exam is for specialized areas of law and paralegals are able to use the ACP (Advanced Certified Paralegal) credentials. The Advanced Paralegal Certificate courses are in the following areas:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business Organizations: Incorporated Entities
  • Business Organizations: Non-corporate Entities
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Contracts Management/ Contracts Administration
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Discovery
  • E-Discovery
  • Family Law - Adoption and Assisted Reproduction
  • Family Law - Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation
  • Family Law - Dissolution Case Management
  • Family Law - Division of Property and Spousal Support
  • Land Use
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury - 8 Practice Area Courses
  • Real Estate Principles
  • Social Security Disability
  • Trademarks
  • Trial Practice

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RRVPA Sponsors


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