On March 11, 2011, at the NALS Professional Development and Education Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Fulbright legal secretary Helene Wood was installed as the National Association for Legal Professionals (NALS) President-elect for 2011-2012.
NALS is an inclusive, multilevel association for legal support professionals dedicated to enhancing the competencies and contributions of members of the legal services profession through continuing education and commitment to a code of ethics and professional standards.
As a member of NALS since 1992 and a life member since 2002, Wood was the outgoing NALS Secretary/Treasurer and has held other positions on the NALS board. In addition, she was honored with the NALS Award of Excellence in 2002, the most prestigious award given by the national association.
Wood is a legal secretary at Fulbright’s Houston office for the energy and real property section. She has obtained certifications as a professional legal secretary in 1993 and as a professional paralegal in 2003. She maintains both of these certifications through continuing education.
Learn more about Fulbright’s professional careers at www.fulbright.com/careers.