LSPA MEMBERSHIP INCENTIVES
As you know, your LSPA Board has extended all memberships and waived payment of renewal membership dues from October 1, 2017 until April 30, 2018. We sincerely hope you have enjoyed the past seven months of free membership in the Louisiana State Paralegal Association!!
New LSPA Membership Term: May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019
¨ New first-time applicants for LSPA voting membership, who meet LSPA’s qualifications, shall be eligible to receive a 30% discount for their first-year LSPA voting membership dues, upon proof of a current voting membership in a local Louisiana paralegal association.
¨ New first-time LSPA voting members will receive a “25% off coupon” applicable to one LSPA CLE Seminar held between the effective date of their new membership and April 30, 2019!
¨ All paralegal student applicants who qualify for the Rochelle Scholarship, will be eligible for free student membership in LSPA for the remainder of the then current membership year, upon verification of compliance from the LSPA Scholarship Chair.
¨ In recognition of earning the CP or LCP certification, new applicants or renewing members, who (within the first 12 months of certification) provide evidence of the certification date and a completed LSPA membership application, shall be eligible for waiver of a one-term payment of LSPA voting membership dues, effective during the then current, or immediately following full term.
¨Any current active voting member (having renewed for the past 2 years), who renews his/her membership for the next term, before the LSPA mid-year (Fall) seminar fee deadline, will receive a 20% off coupon applicable to one LSPA CLE Seminar, effective from the receipt of advanced-payment of dues, until April 30, 2019.
¨Every year LSPA awards $50.00 to the voting member who recruits the most “new” first-time members during each LSPA membership term! This year’s winner will be recognized and presented with a $50.00 check at the LSPA Social, to be held in March or April 2019.
(Remember, your name must be included on the new member's application form, space provided.)
So, with these member incentives, what are we waiting for?! Let’s get busy! Just pick up the phone… type an email…contact your paralegal friends… have lunch, invite them to join LSPA, ask them to place your name on their application form(!); make plans to meet your paralegal friends and your LSPA Board at upcoming events, such as the LSPA Thursday evening social and (earn cle hours at) the all-day Friday Fall CLE Seminar in September 2018 (details coming soon); or maybe you’ve been considering paralegal certification to move forward in your paralegal career – click on the Certification tab and contact our LSPA NALA Liaison for more info, then make plans to attend the LSPA LCP Study Course (details coming soon), and form a CP or LCP Study Group with paralegal friends in your area; click on the Rochelle Scholarships tab to learn more about how to apply for the LSPA scholarship for paralegal students; and, oh yes, there’s the JMCS tab about even more scholarships for LSPA members..., and be sure to check out the members-only area for…
… The possibilities for LSPA Paralegals are endless…..
~ Rhonda McManus, 1st VP, Membership Chair