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National Paralegal Reporter Summer 2015 CoverIn This Issue:

The Life of a Commercial Real Estate Deal

Surreal Property - The rise and fall of shopping malls, and the differing needs of tenants and landlords

You Condemn It, You Bought It - Explores the delicate balance that our system tries to maintain for eminent domain

The Truth About Affordable Housing

The Unique Field of Fashion Law

Government Paralegal Jobs

...and more!


The Reporter is a high quality, full-color magazine mailed to each NFPA member. Circulation also includes paralegal educators, state and local bar associations, and other legal professionals -- total circulation is over 9,000 copies!  The publication is produced on a quarterly schedule: Feb/Mar/Apr, May/Jun/Jul, Aug/Sep/Oct and Nov/Dec/Jan.

Regular Reporter subscription rates: (see subscription form for specials!)

United States 1 year: $33, 2 years: $59

Canadian residents 1 year: $39, 2 years: $65

Other countries 1 year: $41, 2 years: $67

Single issue

The Reporter offers:

  • In-depth feature articles on timely topics such as Paralegal Roles and Choosing Vendors.
  • How-to articles providing readers with practical information that can be directly applied to their careers.
  • Legal updates providing information that affects the paralegal profession such as case law, legislation, and technology education.

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Publishing Information

  • Advertising Rate Card through 2016 (PDF)
  • 2016 Themes and schedule (PDF)
  • 2015 Themes and schedule (PDF)
  • Article Guidelines
    • Feature Articles: We welcome feature articles at any time. Feature articles may be about any topic of interest to, or educational value to, paralegals in the pursuit of their profession, i.e. career issues, time management, how to balance work and family, articles about your area of legal practice expertise including military paralegals.
    • Publication Guidelines: NFPA accepts well-written articles for the National Paralegal Reporter (ISSN 1058-482X) which is published four times a year. These guidelines are provided to all authors to ensure consistency of articles.
    • Cover Articles: 1,500 – 2,000 words
    • Feature Articles: 1,000 – 1,500 words
    • Department Articles: up to 1,000 words, unless specifically requested by publisher/editor or previous agreement between author and publisher/ editor
    • Article Deadlines: Article due dates are the 20th day of the third month prior to publication. (e.g. March 20th for the June issue) If you have questions or want to request an extension, please call 816-942-1600 or email
    • Authors: NFPA will accept articles written by any individual. Articles must be nonadvertising in content and written using the Associated Press guidelines.
    • Format: All articles must be provided (with all formatting intact) in WordPerfect or Word. Authors should also provide a bio and a high-resolution photo whenever possible. Text to be printed in bold or italics must be noted in the original document.
    • Publishing Policy: Articles printed in the National Paralegal Reporter express the opinions of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent the formal position of NFPA.
    • Review: All articles/materials are subject to editorial review and revision.
    • Reprints: NFPA reserves the right to reprint articles, with proper credit given.
    • Copies: If an article is published, the author can receive three copies at no charge.
modified 7/14/2015

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