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A partnership of paralegals, putting the pieces together in the Commonwealth of Virginia.





PO Box 537

Warrenton, Virginia 20188

Tax ID No.:  71-0951299

Who we are

The Virginia Alliance of Paralegal Associations, formerly: Virginia Alliance of Legal Assistant Associations (the Alliance) was formed by six associations in 1989 and is now comprised of paralegal associations and individual area liaisons located within the Commonwealth of Virginia. It represents over 1,500 paralegals* and students across the state.

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2022 VAPA Education Conference 

VAPA's Officers and Board of Directors are excited to announce the 2022 Education Conference - Virtual! To register, please visit the Events page.  Register for all 8 sessions for a savings of $50 or sign up for one or more sessions individually.

NALA/NFPA CLE credits pending. 

CLE Opportunity

Virginia CLE, the non-profit educational division of the Virginia Law Foundation, is offering paralegals a 30% discount on Online Bundles, Unlimited Online Passes, publications, and discountable seminars. Recurring payment options for bundles and passes are also eligible. The coupon code is PARALEGAL. More information can be found at www.vacle.org.

Virginia Registered Paralegal Program

In recognition of the growing need to establish a benchmark to determine qualified paralegals, on November 7, 2015, the Virginia Alliance of Paralegal Associations (VAPA) adopted a Policy on Paralegal Regulation by approving the Virginia Registered Paralegal (VARP™) program, a voluntary paralegal credentialing system.

Read more on the VARP Program.

Paralegals' Week
2022

Governor Youngkin issued a proclamation for Paralegals' Week 2022! This year Paralegals' Week runs from October 2 - 9. Click here to view the proclamation. 


Congratulations
!

In July 2022, VARPs Darla Yoder and Jodie Gaskins were presented with NALA Affiliates awards at the NALA Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. 


BECOME A VARP!.


2022 VAPA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

VAPA is once again offering scholarships to assist an eligible individual with the cost of attending the 2022 Virtual VAPA Education Conference from October 3 through October 7. Any paralegal, whether currently employed or unemployed, or any paralegal student is eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship amounts are determined by need and are being offered to cover all or part of the costs associated with attending the conference.  Deadline to apply extended to Sept. 22, 2022.

Click here for more information and the scholarship application. 


VAPA Pins Now Available!

Visit the store to purchase your VAPA Pin. We are offering options for a pin  with a box (pictured below) ($12 + shipping) and a pin without a box ($10 + shipping). 


Upcoming events

Stay informed   

If you want to stay informed about VAPA's upcoming 2022 education conference, paralegal news, and updates from member associations, sign up to receive emails from VAPA.

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About the Alliance

VAPA was formed by six associations in 1989 and is now comprised of paralegal associations and individual area liaisons located within the Commonwealth of Virginia. It represents over 1,500 paralegals and students across the state. The Alliance is non-partisan, non-profit, and non-union.

Contacts

President Elizabeth Linger: president@vaparalegalalliance.org

VARP Inquiries: VARP@vaparalegalalliance.org



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