CAPITAL AREA PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
JOIN CAPA OR RENEW AN EXISTING MEMBERSHIP
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 those forms in your personal files to submit if requested. We do not need them for membership and/or renewal.
Are you a NEW member? After you've joined, you will be able to customize your settings on this website, including how your information will look in the Members Directory. As soon as the Membership Chair confirms your payment and information, you can log in to the site to see the Job Bank and Members Directory or use the site in other ways.
Renewing an existing membership? 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.
CAPA offers several hours of CLE throughout the year at monthly luncheons, CLE Seminars, and Lunch & Learns -- many at discounted rates or no cost for Members.
Get to know other local legal professionals at meetings, social events, community service activities, and pro bono clinics.
Exclusively for Members, CAPA's Job Bank is updated several times per month with job postings in the Austin/Central Texas area.