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.
Sharyn Hallman is the featured member for July 2019. Sharyn has been involved in the DPA for many years and served in various roles on the Board of Directors. At the Annual Meeting, Sharyn received the 2019 Pro Bono Award for her long time support of the DPA's pro bono program. Sharyn has a long history of volunteering for Wills for Heroes, Wills for Seniors, Mock Trial, the Ronald McDonald House, and many other community service projects. We will miss you on the Board, Sharyn!