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.

Announcing the NALA Certified Paralegal Exam Review Course

A 2-day intensive course for the NALA Certified paralegal exam. 

All topics of the Certification Exam will be covered including:

*Exam overview     *Civil Litigation     *Legal Research     *Ethics

*Contracts      *American Legal System     *Communications

*Business Organizations     *Judgment & Analytical Ability

Date and time: March 17th from 8:00-5:00 pm and March 18th from 8:00-12:00 pm.

Location: Hampton Inn and Suites, Lansing Wes, t900 N. Canal Road, Lansing, MI

Cost: $175 for GLPA Members, $215 for nonmembers

Late Registration Fee: $50 (after March 8, 2017)

Testimonials from 2016 attendees:

“I loved the speakers that were selected. They were very knowledgeable and they prepared well for their subjects. I am very appreciative and excited about all of the study material that was provided and suggested.”

“This experience was very helpful and even though I have been in the position of a legal assistant for 18 years, I learned a ton in other fields that will be useful to me in my job.”

“Kelly is awesome! I really appreciate all the exam info that was provided. All the questions I arrived with were answered thoroughly.”

For more information, click here.  To register, click here!


GLPA Monthly Newsletter

Stay informed locally.  Choose "Newsletter" on the menu bar above to access the current and recent past issues of the GLPA monthly newsletter.

 NALA Facts & Findings

Stay informed nationally. Subscribe to NALA's Facts & Findings magazine. As a member of GLPA, a one year subscription is only $25.00.

 Message From the President

 Cheryl Nodarse, ACP is GLPA's President for the 2016-2017 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