As of March 2016, Samantha Armijo has successfully completed the Certified Paralegal examination administered by NALA – The Paralegal Association and is now entitled to use of the “CP” professional credential. Samantha is among 1,278 paralegals in the State of California and 18,682 paralegals nationwide who have attained this goal.
Established in 1976, the Certified Paralegal examination program is a voluntary professional credentialing program developed by NALA and administered by a board composed of paralegals, members of the American Bar Association and members of the field of education active in paralegal training. The Certified Paralegal program involves successful completion of a comprehensive examination covering the topics of communications; legal research; ethics; human relations and interviewing techniques; legal terminology; judgment and analytical ability; and substantive law testing in the areas of the American Legal System, Civil Litigation, Business Organizations, and Contracts. Thereafter, evidence of continuing legal education must be submitted periodically in order to maintain certified status.
Samantha attended Platt College – Ontario where she earned both her Associates (2004) and her Bachelors (2007) degrees in Paralegal Studies. Samantha graduated "magna cum laude" both times. She has been working in the Family Law field since September 2004 when she received her Associates Degree. Samantha has also worked in personal injury, workers compensation, criminal, and civil law areas. Samantha has been working with the Law Offices of Shauna M. Albright since January 2007.
- In her continuing efforts to provide the best services possible and remain current on the law and procedures, Samantha's next goal is successful completion of the Advanced Certified Paralegal exam in all four Family Law sections. Samantha has a tremendous work ethic and has experience with complex cases. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association and the Inland Counties Association of Paralegals. Samantha is presently a member of NALA - The Paralegal Association.
Samantha is fluent in Spanish and is an avid reader and coffee drinker. In her off time, she enjoys spending time with her sons and husband, traveling, and baking. Samantha served her community as a member of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls in California, where she now assists as a Board Member of her local assembly.
CP® is a registered certification mark of the National Association of Legal Assistants. Its use is permitted only by those who have met and maintained rigorous national certification standards.