The Search for America’s Favorite Paralegal

J0411843 Somewhere out there are America's Favorite Paralegals. You know who they are. These are colleagues, friends and managers who love their jobs, push the profession forward and always strive for excellence. Not only do you enjoy working with them, they are admired by co-workers, supervisors and clients alike.

Know, The Magazine for Paralegals would like to acknowledge these very special professionals, share their contributions with those in the field and give them the recognition they have earned.

Now is your chance to nominate them (or even nominate yourself.) Winners will be announced in the magazine and receive a beautiful award for display in their offices along with a feature article about them in KNOW. They will gain publicity in nationally distributed press releases, blogs and KNOW’s monthly newsletter.

All applications must be e-mailed to:; attn: AFP Board. Applications are due no later than October 15, 2009.

Come and join the fun – give your colleagues the recognition they have earned and deserve.
Nominees will be evaluated on:
    1.    Excellence as a paralegal
    2.    Initiative and creativity in overcoming obstacles in his/her career
    3.    Civic and community involvement and contribution
    4.    Professional accomplishments and contributions.

Candidates must have at least 3 years experience in any specialty; demonstrate a unique ability to assist clients, attorneys, the public and/or colleagues and meet the required academic and continuing legal education requirements in their respective states (if any).

We are seeking candidates demonstrating leadership, creativity, community service and pro bono efforts. Must be more than assisting attorneys on the job and doing a good job. The candidates considered must demonstrate service over and above average performance. Candidates presently working in a law firm, in-house legal department, government agency, non-profit organization, vendor or as a virtual paralegal are eligible. 

Download a Nominee Form and give the profession a look some of the highly talented people who populate this profession!