Promotion of the paralegal profession, paralegal education, and ethical conduct for paralegals in the State of Louisiana and specifically in cooperation with local and state bar associations
Networking opportunities with other paralegals throughout the State of Louisiana.
Free subscription to LSPA's quarterly newsletter, The Advocate, which is prepared especially for Louisiana paralegals, contains information on CLE, organization activities, professional achievements, local paralegal association activities, and features regular articles and columns of special interest to paralegals.
Two annual statewide continuing education opportunities which are specific to paralegal education interests and needs, plus a yearly LCP Review Course which also serves as CLE and the preparation for paralegals desiring to take the LCP examination, all of which offer reduced tuition benefits to LSPA members.
Affiliation with the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.
Acknowledging and rewarding paralegal excellence through various awards such as LSPA's Outstanding Paralegal of the Year Award, the Meritorious Service Award, and Service Achievement Award.
Take advantage of a statewide Job Bank available and accessible to LSPA members only.
A Lobbying Committee which actively and continuously monitors legislation and jurisprudence that could in any way affect the paralegal profession in Louisiana and which stands ready to lobby for paralegal interests in our state.
Website which provides LSPA's history, mission statement, membership applications, news, activities, LCP examination schedules, seminar schedules, and legal links.
Administration of the LCP (Louisiana Certified Paralegal) examination, which provides an opportunity for Louisiana paralegals to demonstrate their high level of knowledge of Louisiana law (connected to NALA's CLA examination)
The Jimmie Murvin Certification Scholarship available ONLY to LSPA members. See the JMCS page on the website.
The Rochelle Scholarship for paralegal students. See the Rochelle Scholarship page on this website.
For further information on joining LSPA, please contact LSPA First Vice President, Cindy Haggerty-Horne at firstname.lastname@example.org.