Paralegal Section

PURPOSE: The purpose of the JLTLA Paralegal Section is to promote and encourage professional development in all areas of the law and to ensure equal justice in the community through education, scholarship, and service.

MISSION: The JLTLA Paralegal Section’s main goal is to foster an environment of professional growth for African- American Paralegals by conducting and administering programs to enhance overall knowledge and understanding of the law, legal procedures and codes of conduct, and to advance the legal and paralegal profession through strategic alliances between the private and public sectors.

For 2020, our General Meetings will be held each month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Meadows Conference Center, 2900 Live Oak Street, Dallas, Texas 75204

* January 18 * February 17 * March 24

* April 14 * May 12 * June 9 * July 21

* August 11 * September 15 * October 13

* November 10

We invite you to come out and learn about the Paralegal Section and become an active participant in the exciting year ahead as we focus on our community through education, scholarship, and service. There invite other paralegals and get involved.

If you are interested in joining the Paralegal Section, please click here: JLTLA-Paralegal Application(revised) and email your completed membership application or membership questions to

For general inquiries and information, please email us at

We look forward to your presence and participation in the upcoming year!

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