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M Carling, LLM
Parliamentarian

Contact and Links

Available Services

Information and Background


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mcarling@cal.berkeley.edu


Interesting Links

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National Association
of Parliamentarians

Roberts Rules of Order

Robert's Rules of Order
Official Site

American Institute of Parliamentarians

American Institute
of Parliamentarians

American College of Parliamentarian Lawyers

American College of
Parliamentarian Lawyers


Serve as Parliamentarian at Meetings of a Convention, Congress, Assembly, Board of Directors, or Committee

Serve as a Professional
Presiding Officer

Supervise Elections
and Tabulation of Ballots

Serve as an Expert Witness

Draft Constitutions or Bylaws
or Amendments or Revisions thereto

Write Formal Opinions on
Parliamentary and Legal Questions

Advise on Conflicts
Between Parliamentary Law
and State Law

Train the Presiding Officer

Provide Board Training

Instruct Officers, Boards, and
Committees on the Scope of
Authorities and Duties

Brief Delegates to a
Convention or Congress

Gavel

What is a Parliamentarian?

A parliamentarian is a consultant who
helps organizations to develop and understand their governing documents.

A parliamentarian advises officers, boards, committees, and members on matters of parliamentary procedure in order to conduct productive, efficient, and legal meetings.

Prof. Carling's Background

Prof. Carling is a Professional
Registered Parliamentarian, the highest certification granted by the National Association of Parliamentarians.

He is also a member of the American Institute of Parliamentarians
and the American College of
Parliamentary Lawyers.

Prof. Carling has taught law at the University of Latvia and the National Law School of India and provided training for the American Institute of Parliamentarians and the National Association of Parliamentarians.

He currently serves as the Chairman of the International Committee of the National Association of Parliamentarians and has previously served them as a member of the Bylaws Committee, Credentials Committee, and the Elections Committee.