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Welcome to NALS of Washington!
We are affiliated with NALS… the association of legal professionals. NALS of Washington is an association that has been around for over 50 years!
NALS of Washington’s members adhere to and abide by a Code of Ethics. Click here to review our Code of Ethics.
Membership in NALS of Washington is open to any persons employed in work of a legal nature, including, but not limited to, legal secretaries, legal assistants, paralegals, court personnel, court reporters, law librarians, law office administrators, and even attorneys and judges. We are a nonpartisan, nonunion, nonprofit organization whose main objective is to further the education and training of legal support staff to enhance the competencies of members in the legal services profession.
NALS of Washington has local Chapters in Greater Seattle, Pierce County, and Kitsap County.
Michelle F. King, PP, PLS-SC, RLA is the current President. Her theme is Hope, Dream, Achieve and Soar.
NALS of Washington holds three conferences every year. The upcoming conferences are as follows:
- Fall Conference – October 27, 2018 – Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound
- Super Saturday CLE – January 26, 2019 – Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle
- Annual Meeting – April 4-7, 2019 at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino