NALA Affiliated Associations are state and local paralegal associations that have chosen to become a part of the national network. Just like the national organization, NALA Affiliated Associations are composed of volunteer paralegals working everyday to advance the paralegal profession.

About NALA

NALA'S 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.

NALA is a non-profit organization, representing over 18,000 paralegals, who are individual members or members of NALA affiliated associations.

TBPA is an Affiliate Association of NALA.  If you are interested in becoming an individual member of NALA, visit their website for more information and a membership application. 

NALA Benefits for Active Members of NALA


Webinars are a fast, convenient and 

now an even more
affordable way to get the education 

you need. 

   1.0 hour webinars: $39 for Members and $59 for Nonmembers

   1.5 hour webinars: $39 for Members and $59 for Nonmembers

   2.0 hour webinars: $49 for Members and $69 for Nonmembers

If you have an Active Membership type, you may use your $80 gift cert-

ificate toward these webinars. 

Contact NALA to apply your gift certificate today!

Modern Due-Diligence Signposts!

October 3 | 12:00pm CT |  CLE Hours: 1

Over the last few years we have seen some significant adjustments and developments in Revised Article Nine. Starting with 2013, statutory changes and now recent court cases have created a new environment that due diligence

experts must adjust to maintain their high levels. This webinar explores 

some of these changes and how they impact the due diligence work flow 

and the relationships between the interested parties.

How to Maximize Your Value and Growth Potential Within 

Your Firm

October 5 l 12:00pm CT l CLE Hours: 1

This webinar will provide practical advice and tips for professional 

development and career advancement. Learn how to efficiently 

communicate and market yourself to make an impact and raise your profile.

Learn how to maximize your value and minimize your chances of being told

"no." Whether you are new to the legal field or stuck in a rut, this webinar

will prepare you for the next step in elevating your career to the next level 

and reach your professional goals. NON-SUBSTANTIVE.


October 10 l 12:30pm CT l CLE Hours: 1

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) 101: More than 76,000 

volunteers through 1,000 CASA/GAL (Guardian-Ad-Litem) programs in 49 

states give their time to children who find themselves involved with the child

welfare system due to abuse or neglect. This session is designed to provide

an overview of information about the CASA/GAL volunteer role and CASA’s

role in the child welfare system.

How Bias Plays a Role in Wrongful Convictions

October 11 l 12:00pm CT l CLE Hours: 1

Various causes of wrongful convictions will be discussed showing how each

cause can be linked back to some sort of bias. Various cases will be used 

during the presentation to demonstrate this.

Maximizing Your Medical Expert

October 16 l 2:00pm CT l CLE Hours: 1.5

Physicians and surgeons are critical assets in medical litigation, and the task

of securing them as expert witnesses is often completed by a paralegal. 

Successful paralegals must know how to proactively screen and manage 

expert witnesses while avoiding critical points of failure. During this webinar,

Dr. Bentley provides actionable insight into the expert witness relationship

including targeted advice for selection, vetting, retention, fees, and 

communication. He will also review the fundamentals of medical negligence

(breach, harm, and causation) and discuss strategies for identifying experts

to lock down each critical element. Dr. Bentley will provide an overview of 

medical specialties and highlight tips for considering alternative specialties, 

or even combining specialties, when securing the ideal expert for each case.

He will also elaborate on preparing expert witnesses for deposition and trial,

as this step is crucial to the overall outcome of each case. The scope of the

lecture is predicated on the fact that when paralegals and experts align constructively, legal teams maximize their potential for efficiency, cost-saving

and success.

These dates or times don't work for your schedule but you still need CLE? How about taking a Self-Study Course or an On-Demand Webinar? Learn whenever it is convenient for you. 

You can locate and register for any of the above-noted webinars

and more by clicking here.

TBPA is a voluntary professional association and does not make any representation, endorsement or guarantee as to the quality, reliability, competency, accuracy, business practice/standards/ethics, or professionalism of any member of TBPA.  TBPA does not conduct background checks or any other form of due diligence on any person or business applying for membership with TBPA.


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