Alberta Association of Professional Paralegals
                                                 AAPP MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
Networking:    Sharing knowledge with other Paralegals and organizations not only within Alberta, but Canada and the United States as well
Recognition:    Being recognized as a Professional Paralegal with LESA and various Paralegal Associations in Canada and the United States
Timely Updates:   Receiving current information via monthly e-Newsletters
Seminars:   Membership Group meetings in specific areas of law
Convention:   Annual General Meetings once a year
Representation:   A Board of Directors and various committees who work hard towards professional development, education and recognition of its members
Accreditation:   Working towards expanding the role of the paralegal with regards to access to justice in the Province of Alberta
Promotional Materials:   Opportunity to win, receive or purchase promotional material with our name and logo
Social Gatherings: Social functions with other members
Job Opportunities:  Fanned out to paid members only
Discount Home & Auto Insurance:  Benefits offered by Johnson Inc.
Discounts at Local Vendors:  Arranged by Board of Directors (eg Jubilations Dinner Theatre)
Association Designation: Use of Alberta Professional Paralegal (APP) for paralegal level

FORMS                                                              Membership Costs
Application for Student Member                            Student Member          Free
Application for Paralegal & Legal Assistant         Senior / Junior Levels   $100 
                                                                              
Advisory Member         $100 
Membership Renewal                                           
Affiliate Member          $100       

                    Memberships run from January 1st to December 31st
Memberships are pro rated on a half year basis for late or mid-year admissions. Applicants admitted to the Association as members shall be bound by our Code of Ethics.

                                         VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.   The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." --Andrew Carnegie

Do you want to get more out of your Association and contribute to building a stronger presence in the legal community?  Some of the reasons for volunteering include:
     Helping a cause you believe in                                        Doing something you enjoy
     Developing an ability to relate and care for others         Give back to legal community
     Do work that benefits you and your profession               Building leadership skills
      Achieve personal growth; learn and develop new skills Use and develop hidden talents                                            Find challenge in new experiences; gain work experience
Are you interested in serving on a Committee or volunteering at Pro Bono Legal Centres in Edmonton and Calgary?  Contact
aapppresident for details.











Providing assistance and support for Alberta's Paralegals