NALA Paralegal Certification

Established in 1976, the CLA/CP (Certified Legal Assistant/Certified Paralegal) program has enabled the profession to develop a strong and responsive self-regulatory program offering a nationwide credential for legal assistants. The CLA/CP program establishes and serves as a:

  • National professional standard for legal assistants.
  • Means of identifying those who have reached this standard.
  • Credentialing program responsive to the needs of legal assistants and responsive to the fact that this form of self-regulation is necessary to strengthen and expand development of this career field.
  • Positive, ongoing, voluntary program to encourage the growth of the legal assistant profession, attesting to and encouraging a high level of achievement

To learn more about the NALA CP Exam format and content, see the below exam specifications :



For more information regarding the NALA CP Exam. visit NALA's website: https://www.nala.org 




Houston Paralegal Association

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software