Membership

Questions About Membership in CAPA

How do I become a member of CAPA?

CAPA is an alliance of 12 paralegal associations in the State of California. To gain CAPA benefits you must be a member of one of the 12 CAPA Member Associations.

How do I become a member of a CAPA member association? 

The CAPA website has a list of its member associations and CAPA Directors with contact information. There are hyperlinks to the associations that have websites where you can download membership applications or request membership information.

What are the benefits of membership?

Each CAPA member association has specific benefits for their local association members. In addition, CAPA offers the following benefits to the its member associations of CAPA:

  • Discounts on CAPA conferences;
  • Discounts on local association events and access to job banks and salary surveys through reciprocity between our affiliated associations;
  • A subscription to RECAP the official publication of CAPA, which is published four times a year;
  • Access to the Resource Directory;
  • Discounted rate for CAPA's Certification Exam "CCP";
  • Discounted price and access to the Paralegal Guidebook;
  • Medical (and other) Insurance discounts;
  • City Discounts through Working Advantage;
  • And many, many more. Be sure to check out our Member’s Benefit page in each issue of the RECAP.

Can non-members attend the CAPA annual educational conference?

Non-members can attend the CAPA annual educational conference, but members of CAPA member associations receive a discount on their registration fees.

How can I become involved in CAPA?

CAPA is governed by a board of directors, which is selected by its member associations. Each member association selects up to two (2) Directors to serve on the CAPA Board.

What is a CAPA affiliate?

CAPA holds an annual membership in affiliate associations NALA, NFPA, and AAFPE. Click on our Affiliate Association menu selection on our website to be directed to their websites for more information.