LOUISVILLE ASSOCIATION OF PARALEGALS

LAP MISSION & PURPOSES

MISSION STATEMENT

Louisville Association of Paralegals, Inc. (the “Corporation”), is a non-profit Kentucky professional corporation (“Corporation”) which exists for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the paralegal profession by providing its members with the resources, education, and information necessary to provide high quality legal services within the legal community.

THE PURPOSES OF THE LAP SHALL BE TO:

  • Expand the use of Paralegals in all aspects of the legal profession
  • Establish and promote a working relationship between Paralegals and attorneys, business entities and governmenT
  • Cooperate with all appropriate bar and paralegal associations to promote high ethical standards and professionalism for Paralegals
  • Encourage educational programs and training to promote continuing legal education for Paralegals
  • Inform Paralegals of developments in the paralegal profession and act as a forum for exchanging ideas

    JOIN THE LAP

    If you are not already a member, consider joining the LAP and taking advantage of the many opportunities and benefits of being a member. The LAP offers a joint membership with the Louisville Bar Association and Voting/Joint Members receive the member benefits of both Associations. 

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    COMMITTEES

    Become an active member! Committee involvement is a great way to put your talents to work and an opportunity to help chart the course for the Association.

    Education Committee:  The purpose of the Committee is to plan and coordinate educational seminars that benefit and enhance the development of the paralegal profession. 

    Historian:  The purpose of the Committee is to maintain the records of the LAP. 

    Job Bank:  The purpose of the Committee is to accumulate and disseminate information regarding job openings in Louisville and the surrounding areas. 

    Membership:  The purpose of the Committee shall be to seek qualified persons for membership in the LAP, to solicit and accept applications for membership in the LAP, and to make recommendations for rejection or acceptance of applicants for membership in the LAP. 

    Nominating: The purpose of the Committee shall be to seek and to evaluate candidates for office and to present them to the membership of the LAP. 

    Regulatory Affairs: The purpose of the Committee is to keep the LAP abreast of procedures and operating guidelines conform to laws, regulations and industry practices.

    Special Events: The purpose of the Committee is to plan luncheons of civic and professional interest and to promote social activities for the members of the LAP.   

    Student Liaison/Mentor: The purpose is to engage students in the community and act as liaison between the students and the LAP Board. 

    Technology: The purpose of the Committee is to maintain the LAP website, Facebook, publish PARA*Graphs and to inform LAP members of educational seminars, luncheons and civic events.   

    Ways and Means: The purpose of the Committee is to coordinate fund raising activities as needed to benefit the LAP.  

    Contact a Committee Chair today! Click on the Committee link below for contact information.

    COMMITTEES

    Upcoming LAP & CLE Events

    LBA CLE Calendar

    CLICK HERE to check out the Louisville Bar Association's upcoming CLEs. LAP Voting/Joint Members  may attend most LBA CLE programs for the greatly reduced registration fee of $20.00. 

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