PACE Registered Paralegal

Credential Issuer: 
National Federation of Paralegal Associations
About Credential: 
This is an entry-level certification. A Paralegal is a person, qualified through education, training or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and is customarily, but not exclusively, performed by a lawyer. This person may be retained or employed by a lawyer, law office, governmental agency or other entity or may be authorized by administrative, statutory or court authority to perform this work.
Promotion Points: 
Yes
College Credit: 
No
GI Bill Reimbursement: 
No
Credential Eligibility: 
  • You must have either an associates degree in paralegal studies obtained from an institutionally accredited school, and/or ABA approved paralegal education program; and 6 years substantive paralegal experience OR a bachelor's degree in any course of study obtained from an institutionally accredited school school and three 3 years of substantive paralegal experience OR a bachelor's degree and completion of a paralegal program with an institutionally accredited school, said paralegal program may be embodied in a bachelor's degree; and 2 years substantive paralegal experience OR 4 years substantive paralegal experience before 2001.
Exam Details: 
  • Written Exam