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:
Emily Greek is our Delaware Paralegal Association March Featured Member! Emily is currently attending University of Delaware Paralegal Program and is a student member of the DPA. Emily will graduate the program in July 2019, and is looking forward to beginning her career in the paralegal field. Most recently, Emily volunteered for all shifts at the Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition, held at the New Castle County Courthouse. Thank you Emily, and student members like Emily, who are committed to pro bono and community service!