The First Stop for Paralegals in the First State

The Delaware Paralegal Association (DPA) is a comprehensive resource to paralegals in the state of Delaware. Providing a complete network of employment, educational, and pro bono opportunities to its over 300 members, DPA is committed to promoting and maintaining high standards within the legal community of the first state.

 A paralegal is a person qualified by education or work experience who is authorized to perform tasks requiring substantive legal knowledge that would otherwise by law, rule or ethics be performed exclusively by an attorney.

 We invite you to explore the resources and opportunities offered to paralegals by the Delaware Paralegal Association.


To promote and maintain high standards and ethics in the profession, to provide a forum for the exchange of information about the profession, to enhance the role of paralegals in the legal community and to encourage the continuing legal education of paralegals. 

State Court E-Filing Deadline

Effective September 14, 2018, Delaware Supreme and Chancery Courts have a 5:00pm e-filing deadline for non-expedited actions.  Review the rule updates here:

                      Order Amending Rule 10.2                                                         

2019 Salary Survey

Members can review the results from the 2019 Salary Survey by clicking below:

2019 Salary Survey Article & Results

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Featured member

Marian Frederick is a devoted member of the Delaware Paralegal Association.  She is currently employed with McCollom D’Emilio Smith Uebler, as a Trust and Estate Paralegal.  The Delaware Paralegal Association is privileged to have a member that shares a love for her career, dedication and great character to the legal field, as well as great ideas and enthusiasm to our association.    

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Employers, are you looking for that perfect employee?  Look no further!  Posting a job to our job bank is quick, easy and affordable.


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Check out the link below to find out all of the benefits of being a member of the DPA and join us today!

Why Join Us?

Advertise in the Reporter

Bring more customers/clients to your business by advertising in the DPA's newsletter, The Reporter.  The newsletter is published quarterly, and reaches all 200+ members of the DPA!  


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Do more than just advertise to the DPA members, become a member!  The DPA offers 3 levels for businesses to sponsor the DPA and become a Sustaining Member.  What are you waiting for?


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