Promoting Excellence, Education and Ethical Conduct.

Great Lakes Paralegal Association (GLPA) is committed to providing opportunities for continuing legal education, networking, professional mentoring, and the promotion of national paralegal certification through NALA's Certified Paralegal exam program for paralegals in Michigan.

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 * * * Coming Soon * * *


An Intensive Study Course for the Certified Paralegal Exam
and for Continuing Legal Education


Friday, May 20, 2016 & Saturday, May 21, 2016

Hyatt Place Lansing
Eastwood Towne Center
201 Showtime Drive
Lansing, Michigan  48912


We are extememly excited to offer you this "not-to-be-missed" opportunity to study for the CP Exam or, if you are already certified, to brush up on your essential skills!  This 2-day intensive study course will include information about the CP Exam and provide detailed information on:

*Ethics                                                        *Communications
*The American Legal System                   *Business Organizations
*Judgement and Analytical Ability          *Legal Research
*Civil Litigation                                          *Contracts


8 Full Hours of Continuing Legal Eduction
Taught by Attorneys and Certified Paralegals


Registration: Space Is Limited, So RSVP Early! Deadline for registration is April 18, 2016.  Late registration accepted until May 11, 2016, space permitting.

Click here for program schedule, cost, registration and hotel information.



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 Message From the President

 Cheryl Nodarse, ACP is GLPA's President for the 2015-2016 year!


Welcome to the Great Lakes Paralegal Association! We are the Michigan affiliate of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Established as a Michigan non-profit corporation in 2013, GLPA offers continuing legal education and mentoring ad networking opportunities to all paralegals, paralegal students, and other legal professionals. We are dedicated to developing, strengthening, and advancing the paralegal profession here in our home state.


And we want to hear from you. Whether you would like to join GLPA, attend a Michigan paralegal event, have a question or suggestion about GLPA or Michigan paralegals in general, or want to become one of GLPA's business partners, I encourage you to contact me directly at