NALS of Mid-Willamette Valley

Who We Are

NALS of Mid-Willamette Valley is an association for legal support professionals in the Mid-Willamette Valley area.  We are a non-profit educational association dedicated to promoting continuing education for legal support staff and the growth of professionalism.  Membership is open to anyone employed in the legal field, including legal secretaries, legal assistants, paralegals, court personnel, law librarians, law office administrators, bookkeepers, and receptionists.  Anyone may join who is working under the supervision of an attorney, as well as those employed by government entities (federal, state, county municipal or tribal), bank trust departments and title companies, or enrolled in legal classes.  Student membership is also available for those enrolled full time in legal classes or a course of legal study.  Membership information is available through our local chapter or online at

For local membership information, please contact Sara Salgado at Sherman, Sherman,
Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP, 693 Chemeketa Street NE, P.O. Box 2247, Salem, Oregon 97308-2247,
503-364-2281, or email

Educational lunch forums are held the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Tiga Sushi & Asian Bistro located at 260 Liberty Street SE, Salem, Oregon (across from the Grand Hotel).  Lunch, including beverage and gratuity, is $15 for NALS members or $18 for non-members.  If you wish to attend, or for more information regarding educational forums, please contact Brenda Collette, PP at 541-410-9552 or email  She will provide you with a registration form.



Sara Bragg
Sherman, Sherman, Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP


Brenda Collette, PP
Knaropp Petersen, LLP

Chapter Director

Sara Salgado
Sherman, Sherman, Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP