· to check our webpage for events, notices, and other important information – click here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/sections/paralegal-division/
· to sign up for CLE near you to increase your knowledge in your practice area – check the State Bar’s CLE calendar here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/cle/liveseminars/
· to volunteer your time to a cause you are passionate about… the ABA encourages paralegal participation in pro bono work – ask me for a list of pro bono opportunities for paralegals in your area, and/or check the State Bar’s Access to Justice & Pro Bono page here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/pro-bono/
· to check out FastCase, an online research tool FREE for members of the State Bar of Nevada, check it out here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/member-benefits/fastcase-2/
· to participate and get involved with the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Nevada – we’ve got a lot to offer!
· The Paralegal Journal, Issue I, Spring 2017 – newsletter:
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… check out our newsletter!
Submit your articles or other newsworthy items for consideration for the next issue of The Paralegal Journal by emailing Conni Hebert @ firstname.lastname@example.org. Consideration will be given to all member and non-member submissions.
v On-demand Webinars
The National Association of Legal Assistants-Paralegals (NALA) offers on-demand webinars available online to members and non-members; see below for a list of upcoming webinars. NALA webinars are a fast, convenient, and now an even more affordable way to get the legal education you need. Continuing education for all paralegals is NALA's mission. Registration is fast and easy! See https://www.nala.org/continuing-education for details on upcoming live courses, self-study courses, and upcoming webinars.
v Certified Paralegal testing
The Certified Paralegal examination is available Monday-Saturday each day in January, May and September. Applications must be received by NALA no later than the published deadline dates; the January 2018 testing window is fast approaching… you must submit your application by December 1, 2017. To be eligible for NALA’s Certified Paralegal examination, a paralegal must meet NALA’s educational requirements. See www.nala.org/certification/exam-application-and-qualifications for qualification details.
Conni J. Hebert ACP®
Chair, Paralegal Division
STATE BAR OF NEVADA
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