Rising Star Award or Volunteer of the Year Award

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Purpose
To recognize exemplary service to the paralegal profession by a person who has been a paralegal for less than five years.

Award Benefits Include:

  • Recognition in NALA's Facts & Findings journal and other outlets

Criteria for Selection
(1) Demonstrates leadership (ie is a committee or board member, presents an educational program, serves as a mentor); (2) Demonstrates personal commitment; (ie. contributes to NALA publications, serves on a committee, assists at conference); (3) Promotes NALA to the legal community (ie. attends other events or pro bono services); (4) Models high ethical conduct; (5) Recognizes leadership/engagement efforts 

Eligibility for Nomination
Current member of NALA in good standing (current NALA Board and committee members are not eligible)

Who can nominate?
NALA Active type member in good standing

Nomination Deadline
February 1

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Purpose
To recognize exemplary service to the paralegal profession and its members by a person who has been a paralegal for at least five years

Award Benefits Include:

  • Recognition in NALA's Facts & Findingsjournal and other outlets

Criteria for Selection
(1) Demonstrates leadership (ie. is a committee or board member, presents an educational program, serves as a mentor); (2) Demonstrates personal commitment;  (ie. contributes to NALA publications, serves on a committee, assists at conference); (3) Promotes NALA to the legal community (ie. attends other events or pro bono services); (4) Models high ethical conduct; (5) Recognizes outstanding volunteer contributions

Eligibility for Nomination
Current member of NALA in good standing (current NALA Board of Directors and committee members are not eligible)

Who can nominate?
NALA Active type member

Nomination Deadline
February 1

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