Kelly A. LaGrave, ACP, a paralegal in the Business/Corporate Group of Lansing law firm Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC, has been elected First Vice President of NALA, The Association of Legal Assistants/paralegals, during the association’s 36th annual meeting July 28th. She will serve on the NALA board of directors during the 2012–13 operational year.
A paralegal since 1984, LaGrave has served in a number of other leadership positions for NALA, including a recent term as secretary. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Legal Assistants/Paralegal Section, and is also a member of the Ingham County Bar Association Legal Assistants Section. She also serves on the Paralegal Program Advisory Committee of Lansing Community College.
She has ACP (Advanced Certified Paralegal) credentials in Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Contracts Administration/Contracts Management. Her BA degree is from James Madison College at Michigan State University.