NALS is dedicated to enhancing the competencies and contributions of its members and helping them achieve professional excellence. Our membership is open to any person who is employed in the legal profession, such as legal secretaries, legal assistants, court personnel, law librarians, law office administrators, paralegals, attorneys, and more. NALS is a nonpartisan, nonunion, nonprofit organization, and its main objective is to further the education, training, and competency of all legal support professionals.
What is our "it"? The "it" is what gets us excited--what energizes, refreshes, and stimulates us. LSPG, LSPSC, and NALS focus on improving individual performance, thereby making its members more knowledgeable and confident in their chosen field. LSPG strives to create these opportunities for its members so they can be the best they can be.
Tangible benefits of membership: @Law (NALS' quarterly publication), Spotlight (LSPSC's quarterly publication), LINKS (our quarterly publication), weekly online chats with NALS' president, NALS job bank, membership prices for quality CLE on all levels, professional development, motivational workshops, certification opportunities (ALP, PLS, PP), awards, and recognition. Check out more benefits here!
Some of the intangible benefits of membership include: personal development, leadership and mentoring opportunities, networking opportunities, career advancement, employment network, travel opportunities, awards and recognition, and friendship (voted the #1 benefit in a statewide survey!). NALS annual membership dues include local dues of $15 and state dues of $25.