What we're about
PURPOSE: The purpose of the JLTLA Paralegal Section is to promote and encourage professional development in all areas of the law and to ensure equal justice in the community through education, scholarship, and service.
MISSION: The JLTLA Paralegal Section’s main goal is to foster an environment of professional growth for African- American Paralegals by conducting and administering programs to enhance overall knowledge and understanding of the law, legal procedures and codes of conduct, and to advance the legal and paralegal profession through strategic alliances between the private and public sectors.
PRESIDENT - Lamont Aldridge
VICE PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT ELECT - KaTina Whitfield ALP,CRP
SECRETARY - Catrina Johnson
TREASURER - Shelia K. Jones, CP, TBLS-BCP
PARLIAMENTARIAN - Tasha Williams
HISTORIAN - Alecia Lewis
MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR - Meody Johnson, CP
EVENTS PLANNING/FUNDRAISING CHAIR - Nakisha Lewis
NALA LIAISON/IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT/DIRECTOR - Katrina L. Lea
EXECUTIVE ADVISOR/DIRECTOR - Carla Y. Dennis, CP
2007/2008 FOUNDER - Loren Gilbert-Smith
2009 - Georgette Collins
2010 - Carla Dennis
2011 - Tangela Jackson
2012 - Toya Walker
2013 - LaKisha Camese
2014 - Shelia Jones
2015 - NaKisha Lewis
2016 - Clarence Evans Jr.
2017 - Katrina Lea