We are a local group of legal staff professionals connected to a statewide and nationwide network of legal staff professionals through a single unified organization. Our organization is committed to promoting professional growth, networking, and the exchange of ideas between legal staff members in our local area and throughout the country. We serve as a resource for legal staff members to find the latest information and trends in the legal field, and to gain access to a wide range of legal professionals. Through our organization, members can stay informed on the latest developments in the legal field and make connections with colleagues from various backgrounds. We provide resources to help legal staff members succeed in their professional endeavors and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the industry. Our members are committed to helping each other stay informed, connected, and successful.
We strive to provide our members with the best resources and support to further their legal careers. Our goal is to create a community where legal professionals can come together to learn and grow. We look forward to providing you with the support and resources needed to succeed in the legal field.
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From left to right: Lois J. Belle, Audra Webb, Matthew James, Victoria Mayfield, Terri J. Coker, and Tara Jean Brown
President: Tara Jean Brown, PP, CLP, SCCP
President-Elect: Terri J. Coker, ACP, SCCP
Vice President: Victoria Mayfield
Treasurer: Audra Webb, CP, SCCP, CBA
Secretary: Matthew James
Immediate Past President: Lois J. Belle, CLP
Every member shall:
Canon 1. Members of this association shall maintain a high degree of competency and integrity through continuing education to better assist the legal profession in fulfilling its duty to provide quality legal services to the public.
Canon 2. Members of this association shall maintain a high standard of ethical conduct and shall contribute to the integrity of the association and the legal profession.
Canon 3. Members of this association shall avoid a conflict of interest pertaining to a client matter.
Canon 4. Members of this association shall preserve and protect the confidences and privileged communications of a client.
Canon 5. Members of this association shall exercise care in using independent professional judgment and in determining the extent to which a client may be assisted without the presence of a lawyer and shall not act in matters involving professional legal judgment.
Canon 6. Members of this association shall not solicit legal business on behalf of a lawyer.
Canon 7. Members of this association, unless permitted by law, shall not perform legal functions except under the direct supervision of a lawyer and shall not advertise or contract with members of the general public for the performance of paralegal functions.
Canon 8. Members of this association, unless permitted by law, shall not perform any of the duties restricted to lawyers or do things which lawyers themselves may not do and shall assist in preventing the unauthorized practice of law.
Canon 9. Members of this association not licensed to practice law shall not engage in the practice of law as defined by statutes or court decisions.
Canon 10. Members of this association shall do all other things incidental, necessary, or expedient to enhance professional responsibility and participation in teh administration of justice and public service in cooperation with the legal profession.