GLPA serves as a forum for paralegals to exchange ideas, opinions, and concerns, and to increase the awareness of the public, judiciary and legal communities of the scope of paralegal responsibilities.
This site also offers a variety of information about legal services and resources for the public. Under the Search tab, you can search Kentucky Revised Statutes, Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rules of Evidence, Supreme Court Rules, and much more. Also includes links to several key legal search sites.
"The Association of Legal Administrators mission is to promote and enhance the competence and professionalism of all members of the legal management team; improve the quality of management in law firms and other legal service organizations; and represent professional legal management and managers to the legal community and to the community at large."
The KJA is dedicated to protecting the health and safety of Kentucky families, to enhancing consumer protection, and to preserving each and every citizen’s right to trial by jury. They also help to educate citizens about their legal rights through its Speakers Bureau and a variety of other informative programs, publications and community service projects.
This group was formed in 2003 by a group of paralegals who wanted to promote and improve the profession of paralegals; to advance the educational and literary standard of the paralegal profession; and to foster, encourage and disseminate information concerning the profession.
These links will take you to the websites of associations for the legal profession and law students.
The ABA is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With nearly 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public. Includes a great statistics page with lawyer demographics, justice system stats, and legal salaries.
The IBA has a membership of more than 45,000 individual lawyers and over 200 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents. It has considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community.
The mission of LSI is to increase the competence of legal secretaries so that they may better serve attorneys, courts, businesses, and governments. Members include legal secretaries of all levels of experience.
The leading U.S. paralegal association, NALA's mission is to provide continuing education and professional development programs to all paralegals. The association provides current information about the profession, continuing education materials and seminars, networking opportunities, professional certification programs, occupational survey findings, and manuals to help paralegals excel in the workplace.
The first national paralegal association, NFPA is comprised of more than 50 member associations and represents over 9,000 individual members. The association monitors legislation, case law, proposed changes to the rules of responsibility and ethics opinions that affect the paralegal profession.