Lancaster Area Paralegal Association is a non-profit corporation, which has been serving paralegals and legal assistants in the Lancaster area since 1984.

LAPA’s goals and objectives are:

  • To encourage and foster continuing legal education of the members of LAPA.
  • To establish good fellowship and networking among association members, other local paralegal associations, and the members of the legal community.
  • To promote the profession of the paralegal; educating the public for the advancement and improvement of the profession; and broadening public understanding of the skills and functions of the paralegal.
  • To support and carry out the programs, purposes, aims and goals of the NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants).
  • To encourage a high order of ethical and professional attainment.