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NALS CODE OF ETHICS
Members of NALS --- the association for legal professionals, are bound by the objectives of this association and the standards of conduct required of the legal profession.
Every member shall:
• Encourage respect for the law and the administration of justice;
• Observe rules governing privileged communications and confidential information;
• Promote and exemplify high standards of loyalty, cooperation, and courtesy;
• Perform all duties of the profession with integrity and competence; and
• Pursue a high order of professional attainment.
Reba Cochran is a Legal Assistant at the law firm of Burdett Morgan Williamson & Boykin, LLP. Reba has spent the last 4 years working under Todd W. Boykin and Erin Lehmberg dealing primarily with a complex real estate practice. Reba is a mother to Cloey and Quinn and wife to Heath Cochran. In her spare time you can find Reba watching her kids play sports or traveling!
Lucy Henderson is a Legal Assistant at the law firm of Burdett Morgan Williamson & Boykin, LLP. Lucy has spent the last 3 years working under Gerald Morgan and Leah Davis dealing primarily with an estate planning practice. Lucy has previous law firm experience working with Britt Jarvis of Spearman, Texas prior to joining the BMWB team. Lucy is a mother to Kaden and Baker and wife to Daniel Henderson. In her spare time you can find Lucy chasing Baker and watching Kaden play sports!
Shelly Amason is a Legal Assistant at the law firm of Burdett, Morgan, Williamson & Boykin, LLP. Shelly has spent the last 25 years working for Wyatt L. Brooks, dealing primarily in insurance defense and construction litigation. Shelly is married to Rodney Amason, and they have four children, Matthew, Chandler, Cora, and Sallie. In her spare time, you can find Shelly in her sewing room in the middle of several quilting projects at a time.
Sharon Hopkins joined Sprouse Shrader Smith PLLC in July 2019. She is the Legal Assistant to Blair Oscarsson, Christine Vizcaino, Saige Lee and Emily Fouts; which includes civil litigation, family law, personal injury, wrongful death, commercial litigation, and labor and employment law. Prior to joining Sprouse, Sharon spent 18 years as the Office Manager/Paralegal for a law firm in Dallas, Texas, primarily handling civil litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and commercial litigation. She has 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren, and married to Marshall Hopkins. When she’s not planning a trip to see her girls and grandkids, she can be found hanging out with her German Shepherd and horse or cooking/baking.
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One way to demonstrate your preparedness for the demanding field of law is by becoming an Accredited Legal Professional (ALP). This certification is awarded after passing a three-part examination. Attaining this goal demonstrates your commitment and aptitude for succeeding in the ever-changing legal environment. The ALP exam:
To sit for the exam, you must have completed one of the following:
Membership in NALS is not a requirement.
Each exam candidate is required to provide documentation demonstrating the successful completion of one of the criteria listed above. The exam candidate may submit academic transcripts, certificates of completion, and/or letters from their employer, on official letterhead, detailing (1) the length of their employment, (2) the duties assigned, and (3) the title held within the company. Exam candidate may submit their transcripts and employment verification letters to NALS National Certification and Education Manager prior to completing the online exam application and remitting payment for same.
If you have questions or concerns regarding your exam eligibility, please contact NALS National Certification and Education Manager.
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Each Month in 2021
From the Comfort of Your Home or Office
For more information or to register, please go to: https://www.nals.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1426960
When you join this tri-level association, NALS . . . the association for legal professionals, Texas ALP, and Amarillo’s local chapter - NALS of Amarillo- , you will have the opportunity to attend local chapter meetings where quality legal education is offered nearly every month. You also have the opportunity to attend state association meetings and educational conferences. At the NALS conferences, speakers from across the country address issues of national importance, enlightening NALS members with a national perspective. As a Texas ALP member, you will receive the publication, The Texas Docket. As a NALS member, you receive valuable legal education every month via the online publication, NALS Docket. NALS members also receive a quarterly publication, @Law, packed with legal articles, as well as weekly NALS News & Industry Views via email. For membership information, please contact Lucy Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, to get started today, you may click the following links to join NALS of Amarillo or join NALS of Amarillo as a Secondary Member:
For a more in-depth look, click Member Benefits Excerpt.
A travel reimbursement form is available here for members to utilize in requesting reimbursement of travel expenses.