Promoting Excellence, Education and Ethical Conduct.

Great Lakes Paralegal Association (GLPA) is committed to providing opportunities for continuing legal education, networking, professional mentoring, and the promotion of national paralegal certification through NALA's Certified Paralegal exam program for paralegals in Michigan.

 Message From the President

 Cheryl Nodarse, ACP is GLPA's President for the 2016-2017 year!

 Welcome to the Great Lakes Paralegal Association! We are the Michigan affiliate of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Established as a Michigan non-profit corporation in 2013, GLPA offers continuing legal education and mentoring ad networking opportunities to all paralegals, paralegal students, and other legal professionals. We are dedicated to developing, strengthening, and advancing the paralegal profession here in our home state.

 And we want to hear from you. Whether you would like to join GLPA, attend a Michigan paralegal event, have a question or suggestion about GLPA or Michigan paralegals in general, or want to become one of GLPA's business partners, I encourage you to contact me directly at


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