MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Membership year is effective January 1 through December 31.

If you would like to submit your application and check via mail, please makes checks payable to: Maryland Association of Paralegals, Inc., and mail your check and completed application to:

550 M Ritchie Hwy PMB# 203
Severna Park, MD 21146

Name:*
Title:
New or Renewing Member:*
Employer:*
Area of Specialty:*
Work Address:
Work Phone:*
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Work E-mail:*
Home Address:
Home Phone:*
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Home/Alternate E-mail:
Are you a member of other paralegal associations?:*
Name other associations:
Name primary local association (usually the first association joined)::*

Please indicate at which address and email you prefer to receive correspondence and updates from MAP and NFPA (Please note: MAP does NOT engage in selling members' information to third parties).

Preferred Address and Email Address (select one):*
Years of paralegal experience:*
Highest level of education:*
School:*
Does your employer pay your dues?:*
Formal paralegal training:*
Degree:*

Areas where you prefer to attend membership meeting:

PLEASE NOTE: You are eligible to attend ANY event in ANY area! (If you live in one county/area and work in another, please select a work area and home area, or select "No interest".)

Baltimore Metro (Baltimore City, Baltimore, Harford and Carroll):
D.C. Metro (Prince George’s, Montgomery and Frederick):
Central Maryland (Anne Arundel and Howard):
Southern Maryland (Charles, Calvert and St. Mary’s):
Upper Eastern Shore (Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Caroline and Talbot):
Lower Eastern Shore (Dorchester, Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester):
Western Maryland (Garrett, Allegany and Washington):

Active Membership (Voting) $85/year
Open to all practicing paralegals or any person who has successfully completed training as a paralegal.

Voting rights: Right to vote on all matters submitted to a vote; Right to hold office in the Association, elect the board of directors

Student Membership (Non-Voting) $40/year
Open to all persons enrolled in a paralegal training program.

Restrictions: Member may hold this membership for the term of 4-years only; Verification of student status is required upon application and renewal

Individual Sustaining Membership (Non-Voting) $80/year
Open to all persons that have completed their education but are not yet employed as a practicing paralegal or qualify as a voting member.

Sustaining Membership (Non-Voting) $150/year
Open to all entities supporting the paralegal profession and the purposes of MAP.

Membership type applying for:*
Please upload verification of employment (for voting membership) or proof of enrollment (for student membership):
Payment Method:*
Submitting this form will automatically bring you to a PayPal payment page - if you are paying by check, please submit this form and ignore the payment page.Please make your check payable to Maryland Association of Paralegals, Inc., and mail it to:

550 M Ritchie Hwy PMB# 203
Severna Park, MD 21146

* PLEASE NOTE: A portion of your annual membership dues to MAP provides you with a one-year joint membership in the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) and a one year subscription to the National Paralegal Reporter, NFPA’s quarterly magazine.
Please indicate on which committees you would like to volunteer:
By submitting this application you hereby swear and affirm that you will abide by the Maryland Association of Paralegals, Inc.'s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility (Code) and Association Bylaws and that all information provided in this application for membership and all supporting documentation provided for the purpose of joining or renewing membership is true and correct to the best of your knowledge, information and belief. Failure to abide by the Bylaws or Code or falsification of any information provided will result in the immediate termination of membership with no entitlement of reimbursement.

Your membership will not be processed until payment is received. By clicking "submit", you'll be directed to a PayPal page where you can submit your payment electronically. If you choose to submit your application with a personal or firm check, please be sure to print out your account information and send with your payment.
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