Western New York Paralegal Association
The Western New York Paralegal Association, Inc. (WNYPA) is a voluntary, nonprofit association formed in 1976 to promote the professional development and continuing legal education of paralegals in the Western New York area. Over our forty-year history, the Association has worked toward its additional goals of maintaining high ethical standards for paralegals, educating the Western New York legal and business communities in the effective utilization of paralegals, and promoting consumer awareness of the role of paralegals within the legal system.
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ESAPA is rolling out the New York State Certified Paralegal program. Attached please find a posting, "News from ESAPA", regarding the NYSCP program:
ESAPA’s (Empire State Alliance of Paralegal Associations) Fall Conference is being held on Saturday, 9/25/21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, 9/26/21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Conference will be held in person and via Zoom. In person will be at the offices of Webster Szanyi LLP, 424 Main Street, Suite 1400, Buffalo, New York. Register for in person attendance by email to ESAPA.President@gmail.com. Zoom video conference registration is contained in the pdf link below. Contact ESAPA.President@gmail.com with any questions regarding the Conference. 2021 ESAPA Fall Meeting Flyer.pdf
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WNYPA is comprised of practicing and non-practicing Paralegals and Legal Assistants; with a growing number of student members.
Monthly General Meetings located in downtown Buffalo.
We're proud to offer our members CLE opportunities at no additional cost
Access to employment opportunities
A compiled list of useful resources