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Baton Rouge Paralegal Association

Formed in 1984, the Baton Rouge Paralegal Association is the area's oldest paralegal association.

BRPA provides opportunities for continuing legal education and professional development, and fosters networking among paralegals in the Baton Rouge area.

BRPA is a charter member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.

Membership enrollment is open year round - visit the Join Us page to learn about our various membership opportunities! 

 


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ATTENTION PARALEGAL STUDENTS

Starting March 1st -- Applications for the BRPA Scholarship Award are being accepted. The application form is available on the website here! Deadline to apply is April 30th, 2021.



ATTENTION ALL LAWYERS, PARALEGALS OR OTHERS IN THE LEGAL FIELD… NOMINATE YOUR PARALEGAL!

CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES FOR NOMINATION:

  • All nominees shall be members in good standing of the Baton Rouge Paralegal Association
  • Current members of the Paralegal of the Year Committee are ineligible
  • Lawyers, paralegals and other individuals in the legal field are eligible to nominate a Paralegal for this award
  • Submit a one or two page (double spaced) description of the qualities possessed by the nominee which demonstrate how and why the nominee exemplifies the important role paralegals play in the legal system and other qualities that show why the nominee should be chosen for the award (initiative, ethical conduct, cost-effectiveness, efficiency,
  • professionalism, etc.)
  • Submit the nominee's resume, which should include the nominee's education, experience and credentials such as CLA, LCP or RP
  • Submit information regarding the nominee's other paralegal-related activities such as (a) membership in paralegal or other legal organizations; (b) offices or committee positions held in any paralegal or other legal organizations; and (c) community service involvement
  • Nominee must be making a difference in the lives of others
  • Nominations must be submitted no later than March 15, 2021.

Submit this completed form and all attachments marked as CONFIDENTIAL as follows:

Mail: Baton Rouge Paralegal Association

Attn: POY Committee

P. O. Box 306

Baton Rouge, LA 70821

- OR -

E-Mail: brparalegals@gmail.com


The winner of the 2021 Paralegal of the Year award will be announced at the April 2021 Luncheon. The
winner will receive a commemorative plaque and other prizes. The nominator will be contacted after the
recipient is chosen, so that the nominator can make sure the nominee is present at the award luncheon.

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Baton Rouge Paralegal Association

P.O. Box 306

Baton Rouge, LA 70821

E: brparalegals@gmail.com

 

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