Louisiana State Paralegal Association

Founder and Administrator of the LCP Certification

The Louisiana State Paralegal Association was founded in 1986. We proudly celebrate over 30 years of service to the legal profession in the state of Louisiana.

Mission Statement:

The Louisiana State Paralegal Association, Inc., as the leader of the paralegal profession in Louisiana, is dedicated to the advancement and betterment of the paralegal profession throughout the State of Louisiana and in general.  LSPA strives to increase the recognition of the paralegal field by promoting the benefits of effective and increased utilization of paralegals.  Working diligently to maintain the integrity of the profession, LSPA promotes high ethical standards for its membership and offers a voluntary certification examination to identify Louisiana paralegals who have demonstrated a high degree of competency in the profession.  LSPA also promotes continuing legal education for its members.  Further, LSPA is dedicated to providing a network of professional support to paralegals in their careers.

LSPA Purposes:

  • To promote the paralegal profession.
  • To establish and maintain working relations and to cooperate with state and local bar associations.
  • To further education among members of the paralegal profession.
  • To promote the exchange of information regarding duties, functions and responsibilities peculiar to the paralegal profession.
  • To encourage a high order of ethical and professional conduct and attainment.
  • To participate in any other way in the advancement of the paralegal profession.
  • To establish good fellowship among Association members, the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., and members of the legal community.
  • To support and carry out the programs, purposes, aims and goals of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.