KPA consists of paralegal/legal assistant members statewide. Members of KPA receive a number of benefits which helps the professional keep abreast of a rapidly evolving profession. Such benefits include:
Subscription to In Brief..., the KPA's bi-monthly newsletter
Subscription to the KPA's Job Registry List
Networking with colleagues and others in the legal community.
Participation in local District luncheons, mini-seminars and social events.
Discounted rates for the KPA's Annual Meeting and Seminar.
Access to free PACE and PCCE study groups.
Certification exam and educational scholarship opportunities.
Participation in the Mentor/Mentee program.
Participation in Pro Bono and Community Service activities.
Representation with the Kansas Bar Association.
Opportunities to partake in and receive KPA's salary surveys
Updates on national, state and local issues and legislation affecting our profession
By becoming a member of KPA, you also become a member of NFPA (National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.) and receive the following benefits:
Subscription to the National Paralegal Reporter, a national magazine for paralegals
Copies of the NFPA's quarterly newsletter,
Discounts on professional services - including car rentals, credit cards, professional liability insurance, hotel, pharmacy, eye-wear, group life and disability insurance, and a credit union.
Information via the Internet server paralegals.org
References, list serve and other legal research tips and tools to use on the Internet
Discounts on NFPA publications, events, seminars and educational materials
Networking opportunities - meet other paralegals and exchange ideas at national meetings held twice each year, through local NFPA associations and through the networking groups offered through the Internet.
Support for the individual paralegals - receive access to NFPA's extensive library on paralegal issues and reports on federal and state legislative activities.
NFPA assists individuals in filing amicus briefs when the subject is deemed to have an affect on the paralegal profession.
Kansas Paralegal Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. PO Box 1902, Topeka, KS 66601