The PPA presents a wide variety of benefits and services to its members, including:
Monthly Meetings and CLE
PPA is committed to sponsoring high quality continuing education seminars on various aspects of the law and career development (CLE). January - September, luncheons are held on the third Wednesday of the month, from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., and offer members a convenient way to obtain CLE credit, network, and stay current with new developments in the law and issues confronting the paralegal profession.
PPA holds an all-day educational seminar in October and a Holiday Social in December of each year. The yearly business meeting is held in November. Meeting notices are usually sent 10 days prior to the metting date by CVent or a similar event management application. Advance registration is required. Members who register and fail to attend or cancel their reservation in a timely manner are responsible for the fee payment.
The PPA quarterly newsletter, In Brief, contains articles of interest on local, state and national issues, as well as reports from committees, job listings, and the PPA calendar of events.
Periodically, the PPA prepares a comprehensive statewide survey of paralegal compensation and utilization. The results are provided to all members.
Job listings are published to members via e-mail and on the association website.
PPA publishes a directory of members as a source for networking with colleagues.
Promotion of the Paralegal Profession
PPA exhibits at seminars and conferences, promoting the paralegal profession by informing attorneys of the value and potential of paralegal utilization in their law practice.