Alabama Paralegal Requirements & Resources
Becoming a Paralegal in Alabama
The State of Alabama does not place any education or certification requirements on those seeking to become a paralegal. Prospective paralegals may become a paralegal through on-the-job training opportunities or by pursuing a certificate program, an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree.
Professional Paralegal Associations
Alabama Association of Paralegals, Inc. (AAPi)
The Alabama Association of Paralegals, Inc. (formerly known as Alabama Association of Legal Assistants) is a statewide professional association for legal assistants throughout Alabama. As an affiliate of NALA, the organization promotes NALA’s aims. AAPI offers a variety of benefits, educational programs and networking opportunities to members.
Alabama Association of Legal Professionals (AALS)
AALS teamed with NALS, are committed to the delivery of quality legal services through continuing education and increased professionalism, promoting a standard for members and recognition in the legal profession through the certification program and providing networking opportunities for members.