Kelly LaGrave

Kelly LaGrave

Kelly LaGrave has been a legal assistant since 1984 and currently works in the legal department at Sparrow Health System in Lansing, MI. She specializes in the areas of business compliance, acquisitions, healthcare and contracts. She has a BA in international relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University, and holds ACP credentials in intellectual property, real estate, contracts administration, and contracts management. She frequently speaks to paralegal groups across the country on such topics as business, contracts, ethics, legal essay writing, and certification. She has served NALA in many capacities including as president. She is currently serving as chair of NALA’s Advanced Certified Paralegal Board.

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Guest Appearances
July 15, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: Benefits of Paralegal Certification

Kelly LaGrave shares the importance of paralegal certification and suggests study tools for the exam.

July 31, 2015

NALA Board of Directors Members Discuss their 40th Annual Convention

The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) recently hosted their 40th Annual Convention in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Legal Talk Network attended with The Paralegal Voice host Vicki Voisin to interview board members, panelists, and attendees about their experience at the conference and what’s happening next year for paralegals. In this episode, Voisin interviews NALA President Kelly...

March 3, 2015

Results of the 2015 NALA Utilization and Compensation Survey for Paralegals

Every 2 years, the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) conducts a survey of paralegals to establish current trends in the paralegal industry. Among those surveyed are NALA members, non-members, and members of affiliated organizations. Topics include the duties and responsibilities of paralegals, where they work, common practice areas, and the changes in billing rates...