Because the Paralegal Sector is not statutorily regulated, in effect, anyone can call themselves a paralegal whether or not they are qualified, trained, educated or affiliated to a professional membership body such as NALP. The potential dangers to the general public are therefore considerable.
Amanda Hamilton, National Paralegals CEO discusses the importance of membership bodies for Paralegals to protect consumers when offering legal assistance.
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