The National Notary Association has released the State of the Notary Public Office 2011 report. It can be download from their website free of charge by members, non-members, employers and the general public.

The report includes an annual snapshot of the growing importance of notaries; the emerging needs of business, government and the public; and the ever-changing landscape of opportunities tied directly to current economic conditions and trends, particularly in the real estate, mortgage and banking industries. It specifically examines the challenges posed by efforts to legalize online notarizations, the impact of recent court cases on liability for improper notarizations, and the growing opportunities for notaries to serve the public.

To download the State of the Notary Public Office 2011 report go to the National Notary Association’s website