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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:


ArPA is interested in YOU! 

While fulfilling our mission, ArPA continues to promote inclusion and diversity while promoting the paralegal profession throughout the State of Arkansas and beyond.


Renewals: Dues for voting members are $50.00 and students pay $40.00.

Voting Member renewal ($50)

Student renewal ($40)

Helpful Links
  • Arkansas Government
  • Arkansas Supreme Court
  • NFPA

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

PACE Registered Paralegal