Louisiana Paralegal Requirements & Resources
Becoming a Paralegal in Louisiana
Louisiana does not have any state regulations governing paralegals, but similar to other states, a professional association has established a voluntary certification program. A paralegal can become a Louisiana Certified Paralegal by passing an examination proffered by the Louisiana State Paralegal Association.
Professional Paralegal Associations
Baton Rouge Paralegal Association
Louisiana State Paralegal Association (LSPA)
The Louisiana State Paralegal Association, Inc., as the leader of the paralegal profession in Louisiana, is dedicated to the advancement and betterment of the paralegal profession throughout the state of Louisiana and in general. LSPA strives to increase the recognition of the paralegal field by promoting the benefits of effective and increased utilization of paralegals.
New Orleans Paralegal Association (NOPA)
NOPA’s goal is to promote awareness of, and educate the community regarding the effective use of paralegals. We are, and will continue to be, an active participant in the legal community of the metropolitan New Orleans area.