LAP was launched in September 1978, when 8 paralegals met at the Louisville Free Public Library, all with an idea to draw paralegals together in Louisville to form a professional association. With much enthusiasm and perseverance the Louisville Association of Paralegals (LAP) was born. The first meeting at the library framed what is now a highly successful and professional legal association.
In spring of 1979, there were 37 paralegal members in the Louisville area. Meeting after meeting over the years produced a Board of Directors, our newsletter, Para*graphs, Chair positions, luncheons, community efforts, but above all, LAP established a tremendous networking among our members. Times have changed, but only for the good thus allowing LAP to grow to over 125 members.
The purpose of the Louisville Association of Paralegals Association is to: