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This page is designed and updated by the NALA Liaison to keep you up to date on what's going on with the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Here you will find information about CLE programs that NALA is offering and information about NEFPA's CLA/CP Review Course. If you have any questions about anything posted, please feel free to contact the NALA Liaison at nefpa.nalaliaison@gmail.com.



CP Review Course Information



Check out the CP Program Candidate Handbook available from NALA. 


 NEFPA offers CP review courses to be held based on request and availability. As of 2018, NALA updated the format of the CP Exam. NEFPA is in the process of updating our review course based on these changes.  Please reach out to nefpa.nalaliaison@gmail.com if you are interested in taking a review course!  


Requirements for Applicants

NOTE: The application form must be complete. All supporting documentation required to complete the Certified Paralegal examination application form may be e-mailed to testing@nala.org.  Documentation includes official school transcripts, attorney attestations, and payment. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. The documentation required varies based on the category of qualifications, as outlined below.

ELIGIBILITY

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What to Expect After Submission

  • APPROVAL:
    If you have submitted a completed application, fee, and the correct supporting documentation, you will receive an e-mailed response within 72 hours as follows: 
    1. An Application Approval Acknowledgment
    2. An Authorization to Test 
    3. A Scheduling Notification from PSI
       
  • DENIAL:
    If you are missing any information from the application process, you will receive an e-mailed response within 72 hours requesting the additional information.  The deadline to submit any requested information is 60 days.  If the deadline is not met, the application will be denied.  



CP Exam Data can be found at this link





2019 NALA Annual Conference and Expo

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Join us for the 2019 NALA Conference & Expo - July 11-13! This year's conference will be held at the luxurious Westin Kierland Resort & Spa located in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. This 3-day educational event will provide attendees with superior networking opportunities, a chance to earn up 13 CLE hours, and over 30 sessions developed to help elevate your paralegal and professional skills.

Conference Registration Options*

Type Best Rate - Ends June 1 Standard Rate Registration Link
Member $545 $610  

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Non-Member $600 $665
Student $209 $309
Day 1 (App not included) $89 $109
Conference Recording Packages available for purchase soon!

*Cancellation policy - All cancellations received on or after June 11, 2019, will be assessed a $100 processing fee.

Paralegal Technology Workshop 2019 - Sunday Only
Type Best Rate - Ends June 1 Standard Rate Registration Link
Member $99 $129

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Non-Member $119 $149


Sessions will include:

A Live Exploration of the Dark Web

Anatomy of a Trial Binder

Capture and Authenticate Social Media Evidence

Computer Forensics & Cyber Security

Confessions of a Stressed-Out Paralegal

Constitutional Law

Contract - How to Protect Your Company/Client From Risk

CP Review - Civil Litigation

CP Review - Contract Law

CP Review - Corporate & Commercial

CP Review - Criminal Law and Procedure

CP Review - Legal Ethics

CP Review - Skills (Essay)

CP Review - The United States Legal System

Data - What is it?

Ethics and the Law

Family Mediation in the Estate Administration Environment: Dispute Management Techniques

Generational Differences - Mind the Gap

Keynote Speaker - Justice William J. O'Neil

Legal Ethics: Meeting the Challenges of Technology

Legal Technologies

Mock Trial - Part 1 & 2

Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction

Motor Vehicle Event Data Recorders

Paralegals as Advocates

Real Estate Contracts: Trap Doors

The World of Business Organizations and their Structures

Veterans Law and the Paralegal: Sorting out VA's Errors and Appeal Decisions



Hotel & Travel

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The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Room Rate: $129 per night not inclusive of tax with an optional **$29/night Resort Services Charge until room block is filled or June 18, 2019.
All reservations will include Wi-Fi access in the guest rooms. There is a 14-day cancellation period for each reservation. If you were to cancel within 14-days of arrival, there will be a one night room with tax charge to the credit card used to hold the reservation.

Reserve your room online. 

If you wish to extend your stay prior to or after conference, please email Maaike Conway at Maaike.Conway@westinhotels.com for availability.

Resort Services Charge (Optional): **Daily Resort Services Charge of $29.00, plus 12.57% tax per room, per day. Individuals have the choice at check in to "opt in" to the daily fee, or they will be required to pay for the services that are included in the resort fee on an a-la-carte basis. These charges can be billed to the guest's incidental account at their discretion.

  • unlimited internet access in guest rooms and public areas - $12.95 value (Complimentary to all NALA attendees regardless of opt-in selection)
  • any local, long distance (domestic) and 1-800 guess room calls - minimum $1.50 value
  • access to Agave Spa facilities, yoga and Well Walk fitness classes - $20.00 value
  • expanded shuttle service to Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter shopping and dining districts - $5.00 value (Complimentary to NALA attendees regardless of opt-in selection)
  • tennis court and full tennis equipment rental - $25.00 value

Any guest that chooses to opt-out of these services will not receive the above items complimentarily.

Parking

On-site parking, fee: $16 USD daily (75% off self-parking for NALA attendees)
Valet parking, fee: $10 USD daily


Expo Hall

NALA has several opportunities for our vendors to connect with our attendees.  View our 2019 Advertising & Exhibiting Opportunities guide for more information.

2019 Conference Exhibitor Registration Form

Expo Hall Map

2019 Exhibitors/Sponsors

Sponsors

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DepoSpan
For all your out-of-town depositions, DepoSpan is your network of locally-owned reporting agencies.

Locally owned, local experts connecting your legal team locally and globally.

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Wolters Kluwer
Power to the in-house lawyer! Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a leading global provider of workflow tolls and solutions for the corporate legal market. One of our workflow solutions, specifically designed for mid-sized corporate legal departments is effacts. This is an all-in-one solution designed to transform your company’s legal information form a burden into a strategic advantage. With one secure place to manage and report on all your entities, contracts, compliance, claims and corporate housekeeping, effacts is your smart legal dashboard. Stop by our booth for a demo and learn how simple it is to use effacts! 

Exhibitors

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AAllen Bryant & Associates, Inc.
AALLEN BRYANT & ASSOCIATES, INC. has been a leading provider of legal support services for over 34 years. With offices in Orlando and affiliates throughout Florida and the United States we are able to complete fast and legally effective service of process. Services are completed according to the instructions provided and an Affidavit or Return of Service is completed that will comply with your local and state rules. 

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CIA
The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for advising the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency on all legal matters relating to his role as head of the CIA. The General Counsel, who heads OGC, is the principal legal officer for the CIA. OGC is currently recruiting highly qualified paralegals to become a part of a uniquely exciting, challenging, and important legal practice. Paralegal professionals provide case management, legal research, case-cite verification, blue book citations and general paralegal support to the Office of General Counsel.

For more information and to apply, please visit: www.cia.gov.

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CLAS Information Services
CLAS Information Services (CLAS) is a legal, financial and corporate services firm specializing in the search, filing and retrieval of public records in the United States and abroad. For over 35 years, legal professionals have counted on CLAS to help their clients evaluate and mitigate risk, satisfy business compliance requirements and close transactions with confidence. We also offer Registered Agent services in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and many foreign jurisdictions. Our unique combination of thoughtful technology and personalized service ensures that every order is managed with care, reliability and integrity, and with an industry-leading focus on timeliness and accuracy.

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Corp2000
Corporate Services - Nationwide
Founded in 1979, C2K is a public document filing and retrieval service company. We are proud of our position as leaders in the industry and take pride in serving our clients' needs.

Whether forming a corporation in Delaware or retrieving documents from the California Secretary of State, your request will be processed by a regional expert trained in local policy and compliance.

Nationwide Services Include:

  • Business entity formation & management
  • Corporate filing and document retrieval
  • 24/7 Online order management with automatic archive
  • Retrieve & file documents from anywhere
  • UCC search, filings & monitoring
  • Fictitious, EIN, Apostille and Trademark establishment
  • Registered agent services

Florida Coast Process, LLC
Florida Coast Process has been providing professional legal support throughout Florida, the United States Canada and Puerto Rico for over 20 years, providing unparalleled service, individual attention, and high ethical standards. We are committed to communicating effectively, understanding your needs, maintaining confidentiality and professionalism in every service we provide.

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International Business Formation, Inc.
IBCF is a premier provider of international corporate services for legal and tax professionals, corporations and corporate service companies. We offer a wide variety of services including, but not limited to, entity formations, registered agent/registered office, document retrievals, due diligence searches and apostille/legalization services in all 50 states, US Territories and International jurisdictions. Through our vast network of international resources, we are able to offer our clients bespoke and competitively priced corporate service solutions. With our experience over the past 20 years we have simplified the intricacies of domestic and international corporate transactions.

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National Document, LLC
National Document is a public records research and corporate document filing company providing worldwide services. Our services include and are not limited to UCC Searches/filings, lien and Litigation searches, corporate filings and document retrieval, registered agent services, apostille/legalizations, independent director services and more!

National Document's commitment is very simple: Our Clients come first. We are dedicated to providing relentless service through our relationships built on trust, and knowledge. Make National Document your number one Service Company choice and let us show you... There's a lot in a name!

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Naegeli Deposition & Trial
Naegeli Deposition & Trial provides the highest level of litigation support services nationwide. We offer court reporting, legal videography, video conferencing, trial presentation, transcription, copying and scanning, and language interpreters in over 200 languages. We pride ourselves in always giving our clients gold star service….every time.

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Court Express
Court Express can promptly retrieve key documents that are not available online – from anywhere in the country – and perform thorough onsite due diligence.

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CSC®
CSC® provides knowledge-based solutions for every phase of the business life cycle, helping businesses form entities, maintain compliance, execute transaction work, and support real estate, M&A, and other corporate transactions in hundreds of U.S. and international jurisdictions. We work with some of the world’s largest banks and commercial lenders to reduce risk in their lien portfolios, improve their transaction speeds, and create a secure environment for their financial processing needs. We also provide solutions for secure real estate document preparation and recording. We are the trusted partner for 90% of the Fortune 500®, nearly 10,000 law firms, and more than 3,000 financial organizations.

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National Association of Professional Process (NAPPS)
NAPPS is the largest non-profit trade association for process servers in the United States. With over 2,300 members, we have servers where you need them.

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United Corporate Services, Inc.
UCS is a premier Corporate Registered Agent providing services in all 50 states. Since 1970, UCS has assisted corporations, law firms, entrepreneurs and paralegals with corporate filings, UCC searches and filings as well as document retrieval services. We offer responsive, high-end customer service with an experienced staff who possess expertise in a variety of practices.



Recorded Sessions

2019 Conference Recording information
Most sessions of the 2019 Conference & Expo will be recorded. These session presentations include the presenters audio and presentation material for a visual re-creation of each presentation.  CLE is available for each session attended during conference OR taken online. If you attend the live version, you are not eligible to obtain CLE for the recorded version. On-demand access to the recordings are available for 1-year.

Type Member Non-Member Registration Link
2019 Conference Registrant $199 $249

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Conference Recordings Only $545 $600


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Most of the past NALA Annual Conference sessions are recorded and part of the below collections. These session presentations include the presenter's PowerPoint with synced audio for a virtual re-creation of each presentation. The pricing does not include CLE credit.

View or purchase 2018 sessions.*

View or purchase 2017 sessions.*

View or purchase 2016 sessions.*

*These recordings are for personal use and not for distribution.


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