On October 14, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford signed a proclamation designating the second full week of October as NALS Court Observance Week. This proclamation established the basis for a NALS tradition of recognizing the skill and dedication to the system we serve. NALS has continued this tradition over the years by establishing an annual theme which our states and chapters promote when hosting Court Observance Week events locally.

Today, 44 years after the proclamation was signed, NALS continues each year to recognize the second full week of October as Court Observance Week. NALS members have upheld the legacy established by this proclamation by sponsoring and participating in themed activities that promote understanding of courtroom procedures. The 2018 Court Observance Week theme, Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom, is based on the American Bar Association's Law Day 2018 theme, in which NALS participated as an Alliance Partner (


OCTOBER 10 & 11, 2018

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November Mid-Year Membership Meeting

Hosted by Pine Belt Legal Professionals

November 10, 2018

Calvary Baptist Church

3139 Oak Grove Road

Hattiesburg, MS

Scrip Ticket

Seminar Registration 

"What the Heck is JAG and What Do They Do?"

Presented by:

Major Robert W. Mayhue

Mississippi Army National Guard, United States Judge Advocate General's Corp

A free legal clinic will be held after the State Membership Meeting, from 2-4pm, for all active, inactive and retired military personnel.  For more information, you can view the flyer here.