CAPITAL AREA PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
Our application and renewal process is now entirely online! This means that there is NO PAPERWORK to send in – no transcripts, no signatures, no forms*. All you have to do is fill out the verification fields, certify that everything is correct, and submit!
Please note that all information submitted is subject to confirmation by the Membership Committee, the CLE Spot Audit Committee, and the Board of Directors. Falsification of any membership information can lead to suspension and/or revocation of membership in CAPA.
*If you are selected for the annual spot (random) audit, you will be required to show proof of CLE attendance. Please keep the forms in your personal files to submit if requested. Forms are not necessary for membership application and/or renewal.
JOIN CAPA OR RENEW AN EXISTING MEMBERSHIP
As soon as the Membership Chair confirms your payment and information, you can login to the site to see the Job Bank, Members Directory or use the site in other ways.
RENEW EXISITING MEMBERSHIP
Follow the renewal instructions on the Renew Membership page. You will need the same email address that you previously used with CAPA. You can add or update information after logging in with your email and password. Lost or forgot your password? Use the "Forget Password" link to reset.
A Voting Member must be currently employed full time as a paralegal OR work at least thirty (30) hours per week as a freelance paralegal in the State of Texas, AND meet one of the following criteria:
An Associate Member must meet one of the following criteria:
A Student Member must be enrolled in a paralegal program at the time of application.
An Emeritus Member must meet the following criteria:
Sustaining Members are lawyers, law firms, government agencies, paralegal training programs, institutions and other vendors who serve the legal community. The vendors have an opportunity to network with CAPA members and promote their services at CAPA functions. Sustaining Members also provide valuable services and sponsorship for CAPA events.
For details on Sustaining Membership, see the Sustaining Member page.