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Paralegal Certifications

There are recognized organizations such as the  National Federation of Paralegal Association (NFPA), National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), and NALS that issue certifications or competency verifications for paralegals. These organizations and a comparison of their certification exam requirements are located at the following link: https://www.paralegals.org/files/CHART_-_Comparison_of_National_Level_Paralegal_Certification_Exams.pdf

Also, see  the American Bar Association’s document on this topic.

Paralegal Regulation by State