Florida Alliance of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

The Voice of the Florida Paralegal Profession

Who We Are

Florida Alliance of Paralegal Associations, Inc. ("FAPA") is an association consisting of Florida local paralegal associations from around Florida which lobbied the Florida Legislature to introduce mandatory paralegal regulation in 2005, 2006, and 2011. The initially proposed legislative efforts induced The Florida Bar to create the voluntary Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) program. FAPA perceives this voluntary program as a stepping stone in addressing the need for the mandatory regulation and oversight of the paralegal profession, so FAPA’s work is not done yet!

We hope you will continue to support FAPA’s efforts in continuing to work together with The Florida Bar on voicing improvements of the FRP program, monitoring the professional changes occurring within the state and nationally, and continuing to strengthen the Florida Paralegal Profession as a whole. Please support FAPA's continued state-wide initiatives by attending our informative legal education seminars, which include sessions on substantive law, ethics and professional conduct, and joining in on the discussions with other paralegals regarding the profession.


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South Florida Paralegal Association (a member of FAPA) is hosting it's Annual Legal Summitt in conjunction with Miami-Dade Legal Support Association on Saturday, October 17, 2015 "Fall Into Law." Register via their website by clicking here. (Paralegal Associations helping eachother!)


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Hope to see you at our next Annual Seminar!

FAPA's 8th Annual Fall Seminar 2015: Litigation & Ethics!

Saturday, September 19th in Daytona Beach, FL

(6 CLE credits, including 2.5 of Ethics - Approved by NALA & NFPA)





A special Thank You! to Daytona Beach Campus of Keiser University for their generosity

in providing their state of the art auditorium facility for this 2015 Seminar event!

Thank you to our 2015 Seminar Sponsors & Exhibitors!




Am I a Member?

If you belong to one of our member paralegal professional associations: Northeast Florida Paralegal AssociationSouthwest Florida Paralegal Association,  South Florida  Paralegal  Association,  or Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, then you  are  automatically a member of  FAPA.  Since 2009, FAPA has individual paralegal memberships as well (the "Sustaining Member") and membership category of "Patron" for businesses who support the paralegal profession.  If  you  would  like  to  become  a  member  of FAPA, please visit our membership application web page where you can get more information, and register online.



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