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W h a t     i s     a     P a r a l e g a l ?

As defined by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, a Paralegal is a person, qualified through education, training or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and is customarily, but not exclusively, performed by a lawyer. This person may be retained or employed by a lawyer, law office, governmental agency or other entity or may be authorized by administrative, statutory or court authority to perform this work. See NFPA Website Home Page: www.paralegals.org

About ArPA
Our Mission

The Arkansas Paralegal Association inspires diversity and inclusion while promoting the Paralegal profession throughout the State of Arkansas.
Purpose:
To advance the paralegal  profession and to promote inclusion and diversity amongst the legal community.

Values :

  • Responsive to the needs of the legal community and those who utilize paralegal services.
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Unity within the profession
  • Embracement of diversity and inclusion
  • Commitment to the development of our profession
  • Commitment to the profession's Code of Ethics
Goals :
  • Advancement of the profession within the State of Arkansas and   beyond
  • Financial security
  • Provide educational opportunities

Helpful Links
  • Arkansas Government
  • Arkansas Supreme Court
  • NFPA
  • PACE/PCCE

ArPA meetings now held on the First Saturday of every other month

PACE Registered Paralegal
arkansasparalegal.org