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National Federation of Paralegal Association
With the core purpose of advancing the legal assistants profession, the National Federation of Paralegal Association (NFPA) supports unity within its colleagues in the career by being committed to its Code of Ethics.
Aiming to be responsive with its members needs, the National Federation of Paralegal Association (NFPA) is committed to honesty by upholding their personal integrity. It also provides visionary leadership where they are still welcome to the exchange of ideas for the improvement of the organization.
The goals of the National Federation of Paralegal Association (NFPA) are to attain pecuniary stability, accomplish inclusive participation, regulation of the educational criterions through its advocacy efforts and further the chosen job through strategic partnerships.
In the website (www.nfpa.com) of the National Federation of Paralegal Association (NFPA), they featured a page for the online legal resources. It targets to assist all the law- rated specialists in their internet research. It has been prepared for informational reasons alone hence, neither for any legal advice nor as a substitute for obtaining counsel from an attorney.
It covers matters on Federal agencies, departments, laws, codes & statues specifically on the Administration on Aging, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Arms Control & Disarmament Agency, Bureau of Competition, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Central Intelligence Agency, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Disease Control & Prevention, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Environmental Protection Agency and many others.
It also tackles discussions on courts be it State, Federal or Supreme such as First to Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Alabama Appellate Courts, Arizona Court of Appeals, Maricopa County Superior Court, Arkansas Judiciary, Bankruptcy Library, Connecticut Judicial Branch, Delaware State Courts, Federal Court Newsletter, Georgia Probate Court, Illinois Court Reports, Legal Citation Standards by Jurisdiction and several more.
Aside from those mentioned, NFPA’s homepage also has for specialty practice, organization & association, list services, law- related forums, research centers and law schools.
For all of them to be updated even if they are miles away from the headquarters, they will still be able to be updated with the latest happenings within the circle through their official publications such as the Paralegal Reporter, Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE) Handbook and NFPA Brochures.
Paralegal Reporter is issued once every two months. It features in- depth articles such as Paralegal Roles and Choosing Vendors as well as legal updates that will significantly affect the profession.
PACE Handbook includes information on the examination with sample questions and reference list. It also has a study manual that gives an overview of the five domains that will be covered.
NFPA Brochures has titles on Attorney- Client and Attorney Work Product Privileges (Their Application to Paralegals); Staying Current in the Legal Profession; Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility; Pro Bono- Paralegals Making a Difference and The Association’s Partner in Progress.