The Week of March 7, 2017
Research administration is the management and oversight of grants and industry-sponsored projects following federal regulations, state laws, and institutional policies and procedures. This includes pre-award and post-award activities, management of the project itself, as well as all areas of compliance and oversight of a funded project.  The framework of these activities is contract law.  

Murphy's Law: A nything that can go wrong, will go wrong.  I have lots of issues that tend to attract Murphy's Law into my life. Thankfully a very attentive NALS member brought to my attention that the last Grammar Nuggets article on capitalizing the word "state" had a glaring error.

Ask Eula Mae
How To Handle A Difficult Client

Recently, our quiet office has had a series of nervous, disgruntled, and loud clients.  It shakes me up because I know my attorney really helps them, but my attorney has been on vacation for a week and some things are just moving a little slower.
NALS Foundation News
Additional NALS Mock Exams - Now Online!

It's with great joy that NALS, along with the NALS Foundation and the NALS Education Products Task Force, release the online Accredited Legal Professional (ALP), Professional Legal Secretary/Certified Legal Professional (PLS/CLP), and Professional Paralegal (PP) certification mock exams for your studying purposes. 
NALS Event Updates
NALS 2017 Virtual Conference Introduces 'Choose-Your-Access' Registration  

NALS 2017 Virtual Leadership Course and Education Series has received an upgrade! Now as a NALS member or non-member you have the ability to choose the option to receive individual package access. You can now choose between the leadership course material or the education portion of the series. 

NALS Association News
Introducing the 2017 NALS Board of Directors

Congratulations and welcome to the 2017 NALS Board, Darlene Howard Holt, Nakia Bradley-Lawson, Carl H. Morrison PP-SC, RP, AACP, Amylyn Riedling PP, PLS-SC, and Tara Hughes, PP-SC, ACP, RP. NALS looks forward to your passion, energy, innovation, and leadership. 

NALS Welcomes Certification/Education and Membership Managers 

NALS Resource Center is happy to announce the addition of two new team members. 

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Immediate Attention Required-IRS Form 990N

The link lists States & Chapters  with Non-Compliant Filing
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires NALS to submit a list of organizations that are covered by the NALS group exemption each year. CLE Opportunities
@LAW Quizzes

The NALS quarterly magazine, @Law, combines a graphic intensive layout with high quality expert written articles to provide an exceptional experience for readers.

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Spring 2017 Trivia Challenge

Introducing a new way to earn CLE! By taking this quiz you will be entered to win 5 hours of CLE through your knowledge of and NALS. Please read the points below before proceeding to the trivia questions and good luck! 

Resource Center Staff 
Tammy Hailey, CAE
NALS Executive Director -  NALS Foundation Director 
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Maria Easterly - Certification & Education Manager 
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