Kelly LaGrave elected 2nd Vice President of NALS

Kelly A. LaGrave, ACP, a paralegal in the Business/Corporate Group of the Lansing law firm of Foster, Swift, Collins, & Smith, PC, has been elected Second Vice President of The National Association of Legal Assistants/paralegals, during the association's 35th annual meeting July 16 in Jacksonville, FL. She will serve on the NALA board of directors during the 2010-11 operational year.

A paralegal since 1984, Ms. LaGrave has served in a number of other leadership positions for NALA, including a recent term as treasurer. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Legal Assistants/Paralegal Section, and is also a member of the Ingham County Bar Association Legal Assistants Section. She also serves on the Paralegal Program Advisory Committee of Lansing Community College.

She has ACP (Advanced Certified Paralegal) credentials in Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Contracts Administration/ Contracts Management. Her BA degree is from James Madison College at Michigan State University.

NALA is the nation's leading association for professional certification, continuing education, and career advancement for paralegals. The association has more than 6,000 individual members, and another 12,000 are represented through local and regional affiliated associations throughout the US.

Published: Thu, Aug 19, 2010