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Chart your own course to success and take advantage of the opportunity to network. Improve your education level, hone your skills and obtain greater access to resources; join the Fresno County Legal Professional Association (”FCLPA”)



Our objective is to join people together to further the education of legal secretaries, paralegals, and other members of the legal community. We cooperate with attorneys, judges, and local bar associations in order to stimulate a high order of professional standards and ethics among those performing duties in the legal field. We encourage friendship, cooperation, and an exchange of ideas among members.



Membership Dues

Annual membership dues are $45. Dues are payable no later than May 31 of each year with a late payment of $5 after June 1.  Many attorneys will underwrite the cost of membership as they recognize that this investment in their employees’ careers will benefit the firm and greatly enhance the productivity of their legal support staff.

Membership in FCLPA Includes Many Benefits:


• Automatic MEMBERSHIP in Legal Secretaries, Inc.


• Monthly EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS with featured special guests.


• NETWORK with legal secretaries, paralegals, and other professionals working in the legal field.


• Access to FCLPA’s JOB BANK.


• Informational PUBLICATIONS:
*Monthly Newsletter - Legal Link
*Quarterly Magazine - The Legal Secretary
*Quarterly Newsletter - Legal Specialization Sections

•Offered at discounted rates:
*Legal Professional’s Handbook
*Law Office Procedures Manual
*Legal Secretary’s Reference Guide


• SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS available through LPI. FCLPA no longer offers scholarships.


• Opportunity to participate in Legal Specialization Sections of LPI - Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Law Office Administration, Probate/Estate Planning, and Transactional Law. Each specialization section offers seminars and newsletters on specific areas of law. Seminars are presented at each LPI quarterly and annual conference without cost to LPI section members.


•COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES benefit local organizations.


*Individual and Family Medical Insurance
*Dental Plans
*Disablility Insurance
*Financial Planning
*Long Term Care Insurance and Planning
*Life Insurance
*401(k) Plans and Mutual Funds


• Other Benefits:
*Membership in Working Advantage
*First California Federal Credit Union
*Hertz Corporation
*Provident Central Credit Union
*LA Financial Credit Union