Dedicated to enhancing the competencies and contributions  of members in the legal services profession






Welcome to the website of the Legal Professionals of Douglas County.   We are proud to say we have been in the legal community for over 50 years!  We encourage you to look around and see what your Association can do for you!


The Legal Professionals of Douglas County, "LPDC" was chartered in 1964 and is a chapter of NALS of Oregon, an affiliation of NALS ... the association for legal professionals.  There are local chapters throughout the state of Oregon.  Members of LPDC are typically career legal support staff who are interested in learning as much as possible about the legal profession and keeping up to date on changes in the law.



The Legal Professionals of Douglas County, "LPDC," is part of a professional tri-level association and nonprofit organization, placing emphasis on education.  Affiliated with NALS... the association for legal professionals and NALS of Oregon.  LPDC encourages all members to serve their employers to the utmost of their ability and with the highest degree of professionalism, to foster knowledge and instill confidence to effectively handle client relations, to stimulate a high order of business and professional attainment, and to further knowledge of the law and to uphold its honor and dignity.



Our membership is open to any persons employed in work of a legal nature, including legal secretaries, legal assistants, paralegals, court personnel, law librarians, law office administrators, and even attorneys and judges. We are a nonpartisan, nonunion, nonprofit organization whose main objective is to further the education and training of legal support staff to enhance the competencies of members in the legal services profession.


If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit NALS of Oregon Membership.



NALS, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing the competencies and contributions of members in the legal services profession. It accomplishes its mission and supports the public interest through:

  •     Continuing legal education and resource materials;

  •     Networking opportunities at the local, state, regional, and national levels;

  •     Commitment to a Code of Ethics and professional standards; and

  •     Professional certification programs and designations.

To learn more about the Legal Professionals of Douglas County, we encourage you to explore our website or contact our Officers.


(Last Updated:  April 14, 2015