Capital Area Paralegal Association (CAPA) is a voluntary non-profit corporation comprised of paralegals and legal assistants, students, and vendors in Austin, Texas and the Central Texas area. CAPA was organized in September 1978 by a small group of pioneering paralegals and has since grown into the largest Texas affiliate of NALA - The Paralegal Association.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL 2019 NANCY MCLAUGHLIN SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline to apply: August 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm CDT
Go to the Scholarship page for application and details.
2019-2020 FLOWER FUND
Over 260,000 unaccompanied children have arrived in the United States since 2014. KIND works to protect unaccompanied children wherever they are in their journeys. They provide pro bono legal services, family separation outreach, policy education, social services, and more.
Over the last 10 years, KIND has helped over 16,000 unaccompanied children find the legal services they so desperately needed. They work with pro bono partners which includes volunteers from over 520 corporations, law firms, bar associations and law schools. KIND works to cultivate a community of supporters who are engaged and willing to stand up for vulnerable children!
Learn more about KIND on their website.
Find out more about CAPA's "Flower Fund" and other projects on the Community Services page.
Did you know that CAPA has a Members-Only Job Bank dedicated to providing you with up-to-date information about the job market and open positions in the Austin area?
Check out the new Job Center for information on salary surveys, the difference between a certified paralegal and a paralegal certificate, and open positions ranging from entry-level to experienced positions.
The Job Bank is updated frequently, so check back for new postings each week!
EMPLOYERS: For questions about posting an open position to the Job Bank, email CAPA's Job Bank Coordinator. Are you looking for a freelance paralegal to handle projects on a contract basis? Many CAPA members are established freelance paralegals.
See the CAPA Freelance Paralegal Directory page for a listing of paralegals available for contract work.
Click below to read the latest edition of The Brief, CAPA's monthly newsletter.
For previous editions, visit the CAPA Archive page.
CAPA appreciates all its INCREDIBLE Sustaining Members.
We encourage you to show support for them by using their services.
For a list of members and their services, see the Sustaining Member Directory.
Vendors: if you are interested in joining as a Sustaining Member, please visit the Membership page.