Electronic Membership Application
LAS VEGAS VALLEY
PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION, INC.
An affiliate of the National Association of Legal Assistants
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Applicant Full Name *
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SECTION 1: INSTRUCTIONS TO ALL NEW APPLICANTS:

1. Complete the appropriate pages of this application to ensure full consideration by the Las Vegas Valley Paralegal Association (“LVVPA”).

1. In Section 1, determine the classification of membership for which you are qualified.
a. If applying as a Voting Member, attach the following:
i. A completed and signed Application with an Applicant Attestation and Paralegal/Legal Assistant Pledge
of Professionalism;
ii. A current resume with a copy of your job description which details your job duties;
iii. The applicable attorney attestation (a form is attached hereto);
iv. A copy of any degree or certificate of completion from an educational institution demonstrating
completion of the educational requirements for membership (if applicable);
v. A copy of any certificates issued by the National Association of Legal Assistants (“NALA”) showing the
CLA/CP/ACP designation (if applicable).

b. If applying as an Associate Non-Voting Member, attach the following:
i. A completed Application;
ii. A current resume with a job description which details your job duties;
iii. Proof of membership for preceding three (3) years in LVVPA or other NALA affiliated association.

c. If applying as a Retired Voting Member, attach the following:
i. A completed Application;
ii. Proof of age or other retirement document;
iii. Proof of membership for preceding three (3) years in LVVPA or other NALA affiliated association.

d. If applying as a Student Non-Voting Member, attach the following:
i. A completed Application with a signed Applicant Attestation and Student Pledge of Professionalism;
ii. A program description showing the course of study in which you are enrolled;
iii. A completed and signed copy of School Attestation;
iv. If you have already graduated within the last year and have not gained employment as a paralegal, but
are actively seeking same or working in another legal profession position, attach a program description
showing the course of study from which you graduated and a copy of your diploma.

2. Submit the completed Application and submit payment for $10.00 (non-refundable processing fee). All supporting
documentation must be included for consideration:

(if paper application preferable, obtain links to documentation at top of page)

3. Your application will be reviewed at the next Board of Directors’ meeting following receipt of your application. The Board of Directors meets the first Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted on the Event Calendar of the website at http://www.nevadaparalegal.org.

4. You will be notified through your preferred email address of the decision of the Board of Directors. You will be required to provide full payment of your membership dues at the next General Meeting of the Association. If there is no General Meeting scheduled, you will be expected to send full payment of your membership dues within 2 weeks of the notification by the Board of Directors of your approved membership.

CCBA Dual Membership

5. Complete the attached CCBA Application. Return the completed CCBA Application to LVVPA with the LVVPA
Application.

6. To qualify for the dual membership, you must qualify for LVVPA membership.
CCBA Membership expires on December 31 of the year, regardless of when you submit your membership.

SECTION 2: TYPES OF MEMBERSHIPS:
ACTIVE - VOTING
• This membership classification carries full voting privileges.
• Only membership classification who may serve as association officers, members of the Board of Directors, or committee
chairs.
• Open to all individuals who meet at least one of the following requirements :
Check One For Active
Student - Non-Voting
• Open to all individuals who meet at least one of the following requirements:
Check One For Student
Associate - Non-Voting
• Open to all individuals who meet at least one of the following requirements:
Check One For Associate
Retired - Voting
• This membership classification carries full voting privileges.
• Open to members who been an Active Member of LVVPA (or other NALA affiliated association) for at
least three (3) years at the time of retirement.
• Has not been convicted of a felony or disbarred from the practice of law, and understands that this
application is subject to review and approval of the LVVPA Board of Directors.
Benefactor - Non-Voting
• Open to any law firm, corporation, legal service provider, institution or other entity interested in
supporting the goals of the Association.
Annual Membership Dues *
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TERMS OF ACCEPTANCE AND SIGNATURE
I understand that checking this box confirms that I acknowledge that I can choose to submit an application through the previously provided paper application; And I acknowledge my consent to have this application processed electronically. *
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Electronic Signature - I the applicant, warrant the truthfulness of the information provided in this application. I acknowledge that typing my first and last name below constitutes a legal signature. *
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