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Membership renewal for 2018 is due January 31, 2018When you log into the website, you will need to click on the "man icon" in the upper right hand corner.  Click on "View Profile", and then click on "Edit Profile".  You will need to complete your profile. 

When you have completed editing your profile and saved it.  Scroll down the profile page until you see Renew Your Membership for 2018.  Follow the instructions on the screen to renew your membership.  You can now pay either online or by invoice. 

If you have any questions regarding your membership or renewing your membership, please email Debby Ewen, Director of Member Relations at 



The deadline for submission of CLE credits earned during the 2017 calendar year and KPA membership renewals for 2018 is Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Requests for extensions for compliance are limited to one extension per CKP every three years and must be submitted in writing to KPACC on a Request for Extension Form on or before January 31, 2018.

For information  regarding the KPA's Certified Kentucky Paralegal Program, see

Please direct any questions you may have regarding certification to the KPA’s Certification Committee at




This scholarship is open to any student member of the Kentucky Paralegal Association (KPA) enrolled in a paralegal program within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Applicant shall be either: (1) a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and enrolled in a traditional/ ABA approved paralegal program outside the Commonwealth, or (2) be attending an institution of higher education located within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The applicant shall also be enrolled in a traditional/ABA approved paralegal program, with at least 12 credit hours of paralegal course work completed and at least one semester remaining.

An application for membership to the KPA can be sent at the same time as the scholarship application, allowing students who are not currently a member to become a member and meet the application requirements. Student Membership requirements are:  "Any student enrolled in a paralegal training program that would allow them to meet the qualifications for active membership upon acceptance of an application for membership and payment of dues shall become a Student Member of the KPA." The Voting membership references: "A bachelor's or associate's degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA approved paralegal program or a paralegal studies program that is not ABA approved but meets the substantive legal studies requirements pursuant to the ABA guidelines."

The application deadline is May 31, 2018. For more information please click the link:

The purpose of the Kentucky Paralegal Association is to:

      • Serve as a unified voice for Kentucky paralegals on any and all issues affecting their profession in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of the KPA;
      • Encourage educational programs and training of paralegals and promote continuing legal education of paralegals in the legal profession;
      • Cooperate with the Kentucky Bar Association (“KBA”), American Bar Association (“ABA”) and local bar associations;
      • Cooperate with the local paralegal associations and student paralegal associations within the Commonwealth of Kentucky;
      • Promote ethics and high standards of professionalism in compliance with Kentucky SCR 3.700 and in accordance with the KPA’s Paralegal Professional Standards of Conduct;
      • Inform paralegals of developments in the paralegal profession and act as a forum for exchanging ideas and disseminating information;
      • Encourage the expanded use and full utilization of paralegals in all aspects of the legal profession; 
      • Further promote the working relationship between paralegals and attorneys in law offices, corporations and government agencies; and
      • Increase the awareness of the public, the judiciary and the legal community of the scope of paralegal responsibilities.

Upcoming events

  • April 07, 2018 9:30 AM
    Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky
  • April 28, 2018
    St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center, 3861 Olympic Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018

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Kentucky Paralegal Association
P. O. Box  2675
Louisville, Kentucky 40201-2675

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