Paralegal Database:

ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistants
Find information on preparing for a career as a legal assistant, where to get training and what it means to graduate from an ABA-approved legal assistant education program, publications, calendar of meetings and events. For lawyers and law firm administrators, this site provides the ABA guidelines for legal assistant utilization and links to other sites related to this topic.

Legal Assistant Division of the State Bar of Texas
Additional to essential information for every Texas paralegal, this Website offers upcoming continuing education information and boasts a comprehensive external legal links reference section. An archive of online quarterly Texas Paralegal Journal features timely and useful articles,sponsored by its advertisers. The paralegal code of ethics and links to major paralegal organizations are found therein.

Legal Assistant Today
An independent trade magazine geared toward the rapidly expanding needs of the paralegal profession. This site includes: Issue Archive; Tips Archive; Upcoming Events; and News Briefs.

National Association of Legal Assistants
The National Association of Legal Assistants is the leading national organization for paralegals. Founded in 1975, the organization represents over 17,000 paralegals through its individual members and 91 affiliated associations. Visit the NALA web-site for information about the paralegal career field, educational programs live and on the Internet, NALA membership, and the Certified Legal Assistant Program. The site also features breaking news about the career field, and links to other law related sites.

National Federation of Paralegal Associations
Headquartered in Kansas City,Missouri, NFPA is a non-profit professional organization representing more than 17,000 paralegals in the United States and Canada. NFPA is the national voice and the standard for excellence for the paralegal profession through its work on the issues of regulation, ethics and education.

Paralegal Career FAQs
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Professional Training Programs - Paralegal Education
Research paralegal training options for a career in law without law school. Approved by the ABA.

In addition:
Articles from Kathleen Reade (published in the TPJ)

Coping with Contaminants article about toxic tort, published in the LAT