Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association

HMPA SealWelcome to Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association ("HMPA")!  HMPA, a non-profit organization, is one of the largest paralegal associations in the United States.  Founded on August 30, 1978, the HMPA formally changed its name in 2004 from Houston Legal Assistants Association.  HMPA's goal, then and now, is to promote the professional advancement of paralegals in the Houston metropolitan area.  As a non-partisan, non-bargaining association, HMPA strives for a heightened standard of excellence in the profession through the implementation of minimum education standards for its members, and the creation of the advanced Professional Houston Paralegal designation.  Although HMPA is not a regulatory board, our goal is to remain on the forefront of regulation, certificate and licensure issues facing the profession during the coming years.

HMPA'S 4th Annual Cocktails for a Cause Benefitting RPM was a hit!

HMPA's social event raised over $850 for Houston's Rescued Pets Movement. Thank you to everyone who attended and donated to this worthy cause! A big thank you to Team LegalPipkins Investigation Company, Kim Tindall & AssociatesCapitol ServicesInnovative Legal Solutions and Equire for attending this event and your continued support of the legal community! Lastly, congrats to Colleen Lerma for winning the door prize generously donated by Team Legal!

Special thanks to Tony's Mexican Restaurant for generously sponsoring this event!

HMPA Announces Our 2018 Summer Membership Sweepstakes!

With our completely paperless application process, applying for membership has never been easier!
Voting, Associate, and Student members who renew by June 30th are automatically entered into our Grand Prize Drawing to win a 3-Night Carnival Cruise (an $800 value)!

Check out our membership tab to learn more about HMPA's awesome
membership benefits, or click here for more information!

HMPA Announces our 2018 TAPS Scholarship

In honor of Pam Ford, HMPA will award the 2018 Scholarship to the upcoming Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar in Pam's name.

HMPA will award one (1) educational scholarship (up to $750) for the TAPS three-day registration, socials, and part of the hotel expenses to attend the TAPS 2018 seminar, "JUST IN TIME FOR CLE – THE MAGIC OF TAPS 2018."

To apply for the 2018 HMPA Scholarship, the applicant must be an HMPA member and is required to submit a double-spacedtwo page written essay on the following topic: Why is CLE important to paralegals, even when certification or membership doesn’t depend on it?
Click here to access the application! 
Don't wait, the deadline for applications is July 1st!

Special thanks to the exclusive sponsor for our May 2018 CLE Luncheon:

Generously sponsoring our 4th Annual Social benefitting RPM: 

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Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association
P.O. Box 61363, Houston, TX 77208-1363

Email:  HMPA-AA@HoustonParalegals.org
Phone: (855) 614-HMPA (Toll Free)
Fax: (713) 583-1902

HMPA's office hours are;
Monday - Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.



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