NALA Exam Schedule

24 Feb

The 2014 NALA Exam at Durham Technical Community College has been tentatively scheduled for May 16 and 17 in White 48. 

The Certified Paralegal Examination is divided into five separate sections. The sections and allowed time are as follows:

• Communications – 1 ½ hours

• Judgment & Analytical Ability – 2 hours, essay required

• Ethics – 1 hour

• Legal Research – 1 hour

• Substantive Law – 2 hours (American Legal System, Civil Litigation, Business Organizations, and Contracts.)

Tentative Schedule:

Friday May 16

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.            Examinee sign in

9:00 a.m.                                    Communications – 1.5 hrs

10:45 a.m.                                  Ethics – 1 hr

12:30 p.m.                                  Substantive Law – 2 hrs

Saturday May 17

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.            Examinee sign in

9:00 a.m.                                    Legal Research – 1 hr

10:30 a.m.                                  Judgment & Analytical Ability – 2 hrs

  • For an overview of the NALA exam and fees, visit the DTCC Paralegal Program blog’s certification page.
  • For comprehensive information on the exam, visit www.nala.org and click on “certification”.
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