MLSA is the oldest chartered chapter of NALS (the Association for Legal Professionals) in Tennessee -- 53 years old as of May 2013.
MLSA promotes NALS-sponsored certification programs. Exams for certification are offered twice yearly, and we maintain a library containing most of the books needed for NALS-sponsored certification courses. After attaining status as a member in good standing (having been a member for over one year and attending more than 50% of monthly meetings), MLSA will cover the cost of your first sitting for NALS-sponsored certification exams, as well as a major percentage of the cost of review courses.
Scholarships for legal studies are also available to members and students.
As a member of MLSA, you are automatically a member of a tri-level organization:
For more information about membership in MLSA , contact our Vice President, Melissa Hinote, at our Officers page.
Monthly dinner meetings are held the second Thursday of every month, beginning at 6:00 p.m., at locations varying from Downtown to Midtown to East Memphis.
Our Job Bank lists openings received from local law firms, giving the name of the contact person and phone number if you are interested in a particular opening. We frequently have listings that do not appear in the newspaper.
MLSA also publishes the Directory for Law Offices every two years. In 1997 the Directory won the NALS Founders Award, the highest distinction awarded by the national association. The 2012-2013 Directory for Law Offices will be published in January 2013. Cost is $20 per copy, and directories will be available at the following location:
- Vicky LaPradd, PP, PLS, Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC, 130 North Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103, 524-5179
Our next Regular Meeting will be June 13, 2013. For meeting information, click here