Members in all categories are entitled to the following benefits of membership:
(For information regarding Membership Categories click here)
National Membership Each
member of PAP is also a member of the National Federation of Paralegal
Associations through an apportionment of dues. NFPA member benefits
include the receipt of the quarterly magazine The National Reporter,
various discounts, participation in grassroots policymaking and CLE
seminars. All PAP members also have access to the "Members Only" section
of the NFPA website which contains useful information for all NFPA
members. For the password needed to access the "Members Only" page of
NFPA's website, contact the PAP office.
The Board of Directors schedules monthly meetings that are open to all
members and which provides an opportunity to participate in the
development and the governing of the organization.
The Philadelphia Forum, a quarterly newsletter, informs members of upcoming activities, events and newsworthy items pertaining to the profession.
Luncheon meetings are held quarterly and feature speakers on various
topics of interest to the paralegal community. Social activities are
also offered each year.
The Association maintains a job bank service for members. Listings
include positions available in various specialties of law within the
academic, commercial and legal communities. The Job Bank Coordinator is
responsible for maintaining and updating the Job Bank including
responding to calls from employers wishing to list positions, compiling
the information, and sending out the job listings on a monthly basis to
those paralegals wishing to receive it. Employers and legal staffing
agencies may posting job listings in the job bank FREE OF CHARGE. The
job bank is updated two times each month with new job postings.
The Association sponsors seminars and workshops designed to increase
paralegal knowledge and skills. These programs cover a range of topics
that are of interest to paralegals.
Avis Car Rental/Philadelphia Association of Paralegals
All members are entitled to enjoy the deep discounts on Avis' already
low promotional rates for vacation or leisure travel. For
identification, and ease of referral, a supply of the Avis member
stickers and coupons has been ordered. For qualification purposes, the
renter's major charge card must be shown at the time of rental. When you
call Avis at 1-800-331-1212 be sure and give the Avis reservations
agent, or advise your travel agent of, the Avis Worldwide Discount
Number (AWD) T458100_. Click here for more information.
Keystone Alliance http://www.keystoneparalegals.org
The Philadelphia Association of Paralegals is also a member of the
Keystone Alliance of Paralegal Associations. The Keystone Alliance is a
non-partisan, non-profit organization, formalized in 1996, from
groundwork laid in the 1980's by paralegal associations in Pennsylvania.
The Alliance provides a state-wide voice for paralegals in
Pennsylvania, monitors development in the profession and promotes the
profession in Pennsylvania.
Member associations of the Keystone Alliance include: