The Oregon Paralegal Association (OPA) is a member association of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA). Membership with OPA provides a dual membership with NFPA as part of your membership benefit.
Founded in 1974, NFPA was the first national paralegal association. Created as a non-profit federation, NFPA is an issues-driven, policy-oriented professional association directed by its membership. It is comprised of more than 50 member associations and represents over 9,000 individual members reflecting a broad range of experience, education and diversity.
The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc., promotes a global presence for the paralegal profession and leadership in the legal community.
Responsive to member needs
Committed to honesty and integrity
Supports unity within the profession
Provides visionary leadership
Open to the exchange of ideas
Committed to our profession’s Code of Ethics
Dedicated to life-long learning
To advance the paralegal profession.