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A partnership of paralegals, putting the pieces together in the Commonwealth of Virginia.





PO Box 537

Warrenton, Virginia 20188

Tax ID No.:  71-0951299

Who we are

The Virginia Alliance of Paralegal Associations, formerly: Virginia Alliance of Legal Assistant Associations (the Alliance) was formed by six associations in 1989 and is now comprised of paralegal associations and individual area liaisons located within the Commonwealth of Virginia. It represents over 1,500 paralegals* and students across the state.

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CLE Opportunity

Virginia CLE, the non-profit educational division of the Virginia Law Foundation, is offering paralegals a 30% discount on Online Bundles, Unlimited Online Passes, publications, and discountable seminars. Recurring payment options for bundles and passes are also eligible. The coupon code is PARALEGAL. More information can be found at www.vacle.org.

Virginia Registered Paralegal Program

In recognition of the growing need to establish a benchmark to determine qualified paralegals, on November 7, 2015, the Virginia Alliance of Paralegal Associations (VAPA) adopted a Policy on Paralegal Regulation by approving the Virginia Registered Paralegal (VARP™) program, a voluntary paralegal credentialing system.

Read more on the VARP Program.

Paralegals' Week
2022

Governor Youngkin issued a proclamation for Paralegals' Week 2022! This year Paralegals' Week runs from October 2 - 9. Click here to view the proclamation. 

BECOME A VARP!.

VAPA Pins Now Available!

Visit the store to purchase your VAPA Pin. We are offering options for a pin  with a box (pictured below) ($12 + shipping) and a pin without a box ($10 + shipping). 


Congratulations!

In July 2022, VARPs Darla Yoder and Jodie Gaskins were presented with NALA Affiliates awards at the NALA Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. 



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About the Alliance

VAPA was formed by six associations in 1989 and is now comprised of paralegal associations and individual area liaisons located within the Commonwealth of Virginia. It represents over 1,500 paralegals and students across the state. The Alliance is non-partisan, non-profit, and non-union.

Contacts

President Elizabeth Linger: president@vaparalegalalliance.org

VARP Inquiries: VARP@vaparalegalalliance.org



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