About Us

NALS of Michigan, a non-profit association chartered in 1961, is the state association for NALS…the association for legal professionals.  NALS is dedicated to enhancing competencies and contribution to members in the legal services profession (paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries, court staff, process servers, etc.).  Our strength comes from our diversity where we can all network and connect for information and resources.

Engage - Inspire - Enhance - Promote

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NALS of Michigan 2021-2022 Board of Directors

  • President Laleise D. Curtiss (NALS of Detroit)

  • Vice President of Membership and Marketing Andrea Kardatzke (NALS of Greater Kalamazoo)

  • Vice President of Education and Certification Jennifer Yocum, CLP (NALS of Jackson County)

  • Executive Secretary Kathy Rood (NALS of Lansing)

  • Treasurer Natacha Valmont (Member at Large)

  • Parliamentarian Teresa Garber, PP, CLP (Member at Large)

The Mission of NALS of Michigan is to empower legal support professionals to succeed through education, certification, and networking.