Accredited Legal Professional Certification

An Industry Recognized Credential

Note: Materials in the Legal Services Pathway are being created. All materials should be in place by mid-winter 2024.

Industry Provider – National Association for Legal Support Professionals (NALS)

The National Association for Legal Support Professionals (NALS) is dedicated to providing meaningful, cost effective education for all levels of legal office personnel. Learn more about NALS – nals.org 

NALS and LAPSEN have been working together to provide the best offering in legal services training for secondary and post-secondary education. The certificate is professional level while the instruction is appropriate for high schools and colleges.

Legal service entities hire as young as 18 years old

Accredited Legal Professional Certification Pathway

The legal services exam pathway provides students with the basic knowledge, skills, and experience to understand the legal system, the legal office and working in the legal field. The high school model can be implemented in 100-120 hours of class time. At the end of the course, students will be able to take the industry certification test. 

To review the course outline covered to prepare students for the ALP certification – Click Here 

To learn more about testingClick Here

Support Materials 

LAPSEN provides materials and resources for instructors to prepare their students for

1) entry level career success 

2) industry recognized credential success

Standards

Review the Legal Services Pathway from LAPSEN.

Lesson Plans

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Links

Here are some websites that are useful in teaching courses aligned to this credential.