Women and Black/African-American Associates Still Below Pre-Recession Numbers Despite Small Gains in 2016 Overall

New research from NALP shows that women and Black/African-Americans made small gains in representation at major U.S. law firms in 2016 compared with 2015, according to the latest law firm demographic findings.

Newer Professionals' Forum - Register Today

The Newer Professionals’ Forum (March 2–4, 2017 in Houston) is the one essential educational conference for anyone with less than four years of experience as a legal career professional. In addition to Management Foundations Programs and one-on-one consulting, this conference provides a framework for -understanding counseling skills, competencies and evaluations, summer programs, lateral hiring, associate orientation, public interest counseling, lawyer training programs, diversity and inclusion, and much more! You can count on the Newer Professionals’ Forum to provide you with the skills and tools to help you and your organization succeed.

Register Now for NALP's 2017 Annual Education Conference

The Annual Education Conference will be held April 18-22, 2017 in San Francisco!

Board Adopts Changes to Principles & Standards

At their November 2016 meeting, NALP’s Board of Directors adopted several changes to NALP’s Principles & Standards, including updates to Parts I, II, and V. The changes come about after extensive review by the Ethics and Standards Advisory Group and member feedback over the past several months and will take effect with the 2017 recruitment cycle.

NALP's Salary Curve Disaggregated

The bimodal distribution of salaries for jobs taken by new law school graduates shows quite clearly that the highest salaries are not the norm. But the national curve does not mean that a similar curve is in place when looking at distributions at the state level.


NALP's job board is designed to better serve members and non-members seeking to fill positions in legal career services, legal recruitment, professional development, and related fields.



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