SCF Testing Center to Offer Paralegal/Legal Assisting Certification Examination

(Bradenton, Fla., August 28, 2014) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will administer the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) Certified Legal Assistant/Paralegal (CLA/CP) examination in September on Mondays and Tuesdays, noon-6 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E. 

The NALA CLA/CP certification, a nationally recognized certification for legal assistants and paralegals, is acknowledged by the legal community as a sign of professionalism and competence.

To start the NALA exam registration process, go to, then schedule exam appointments by calling the PSI Candidate Service Center at 1-800-733-9267 or visiting

SCF also will offer the online Certified Paralegal Examination Review Course Oct. 13-Dec. 11 for participants who are interested in getting a general overview of the various disciplines in law or are preparing for the NALA CLA/CP examination.

Offered as a noncredit or credit class, the eight-week course covers every area of law tested by NALA in the certification exam with an emphasis on online testing and memoranda writing.

For noncredit registration, contact SCF Corporate and Community Development at 941-752-5203 or visit The fee for the Certified Paralegal Examination Review course is $310.

For more information about SCF’s review course, email paralegal@scf.eduor call 941-752-5359. For information about how to become a credit student at SCF, go to College tuition and fees apply for the three-hour credit review course. SCF course tuition and fees do not include NALA test application or PSI testing fees.

SCF will administer the NALA CLA/CP examination again in January.

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