The pandemic brought tons of changes and challenges, but it also brought opportunity. In person meetings have been put on hold yet we have been able meet virtually via Zoom and a multitude of other platforms. A lot of great conversations and education have occurred online during the past 13 or more months. Did you know you have platform available to extend these conversations?
The NCADA’s website contains an online resource that connects the entire membership for discussion of trending issues, experts, recent case law, CLE, and any other topic of interest. The Member Network are discussion forums designed to allow NCADA members to easily engage, interact and brainstorm with each other from anywhere at any time by simply logging onto the NCADA’s website and using the forums.
This members’ only resource is accessible through the website and contains discussion forums for all our practice groups and for young lawyers, women litigators, paralegals, and the diversity committee. Members can choose to be a part of any or all of these forums to discuss any issue of interest with other members that are involved in the same practice groups or committees.
How do we access these forums? It’s easy. Here’s how:
- Step 1. Easy Log In. Go to www.ncada.org. Click "Log In" at the top right-hand corner. If you have not logged in yet and set your password, go to "Forgot Password" to have a "Reset Password" email sent to you, then create your preferred password (min of 7 characters; max of 50; case sensitive). Then access the site. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have problems.
- Step 2. Go to Members Area/Networks. Here there will be a list of available network forums for each practice group, paralegals, women litigators and young lawyers. You may participate in any one or all!
- Step 3. Subscribe. Select your forum(s) of interest. Click the 'Subscribe to forum' link on the top right-hand corner. Once subscribed, you will receive email notifications of updates to any of the topics in the network’s forum with links to the new or updated topics. You may even subscribe to individual topics.
- Step 4. Create a Discussion Topic. Access the Member Network forum of interest. A 'Create topic' button is at the top of this page which will take you to a template to create your message. Then 'Create' to post and replies will come directly to your mailbox. To reply, just click the Reply button.
- Step 5. Manage Your Preferences. The default notification for forums is a daily email. You may change the frequency of the email notifications from daily to weekly or immediately.
To change your forum subscription settings, go to the Email subscriptions page within your member profile and click the Edit Profile button. Additionally, in the forum subscriptions section, you can unsubscribe from forums and topics and change the frequency of forum update notifications. Do not forget to click 'Save' to save your changes.
Start a conversation today!