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Members in all categories are entitled to the following benefits of membership:

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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.

PAP Happenings, a monthly newsletter, informs members of upcoming activities, events and newsworthy items pertaining to the profession.

Luncheon meetings are held throughout the year and feature speakers on various topics of interest to the paralegal community. Social activities are also offered each year.

Job Bank
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.

Continuing Education
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
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: 

  • Central Pennsylvania Paralegal Association 
  •  Chester County Paralegal Association 
  •  Delaware County Paralegal Association
  •  Lancaster Area Paralegal Association 
  •  Montgomery County Paralegal Association 
  •  Philadelphia Association of Paralegals 
  •  Pittsburgh Paralegal Association 
  •  York County Paralegal Association

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