Shingleton

CHARLESTON -- Lorena A. Shingleton, ACP, a paralegal in Steptoe & Johnson's Charleston office and a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), has been named to the inaugural class of 15 paralegals from throughout the nation to participate in NALA's new Leadership Enhancement and Preparation (LEAP) program.

The class had its first meeting during the 32nd annual NALA convention this July in New Orleans.

LEAP is a new training program coordinated by NALA's Professional Development Committee and designed to explore the various facets of leadership and prepare volunteers for the challenges of national leadership roles with NALA. The class will be divided into smaller teams that will undertake research and reading assignments.

There will be monthly internet webinars on subjects ranging from general information on the paralegal profession and the structure of NALA to specific leadership skills such as public speaking and association governance.

This is certainly an honor, and an opportunity to step into the realm of national leadership of paralegals.

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, a multi-practice law firm, has provided customized legal services to business, industry, and public entities in West Virginia and the region for nearly a century. With over 170 lawyers and a support staff of over 200, Steptoe & Johnson serves clients from six strategically positioned West Virginia offices and has recently opened a Columbus, Ohio office. For more information, visit www.steptoe-johnson.com

Lorena A. Shingleton, ACP, a paralegal in Steptoe & Johnson's Charleston office and a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), has been named to the inaugural class of 15 paralegals from throughout the nation to participate in NALA's new Leadership Enhancement and Preparation (LEAP) program. The class had its first meeting during the 32nd annual NALA convention this July in New Orleans.

LEAP is a new training program coordinated by NALA's Professional Development Committee and designed to explore the various facets of leadership and prepare volunteers for the challenges of national leadership roles with NALA. The class will be divided into smaller teams that will undertake research and reading assignments. There will be monthly internet webinars on subjects ranging from general information on the paralegal profession and the structure of NALA to specific leadership skills such as public speaking and association governance. This is certainly an honor, and an opportunity to step into the realm of national leadership of paralegals.

With over 170 lawyers and a support staff of over 200, Steptoe & Johnson serves clients from six West Virginia offices and recently opened an office in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, visit www.steptoe-johnson.com.

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