THANK YOU to all of our members and sponsors who donated so generously to the YWCA and the Open Door Mission during our Holiday luncheon! Our combined efforts fulfilled several "Wish Lists" and will bring joy and comfort to the recipient's lives!
May this holiday season be filled with joy, kindness, and laughter and may the New Year bring with it happiness, forgiveness and peace.
Welcome to PAR
The Paralegal Association of Rochester, Inc. (PAR) is a not-for-profit organization serving paralegals and the legal community of the Greater Rochester Area since 1975.Membership is open to qualifying paralegals, legal assistants, paralegal students, paralegal educators, and others throughout the Greater Rochester Area. For more information, please visit our Membership page.
PAR is a member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) and the Empire State Alliance of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (ESAPA).
PAR to Host 2019 NFPA Convention
What is a Paralegal?
As defined by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA), a Paralegal is a person, qualified through education, training or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and is customarily, but not exclusively, performed by a lawyer. This person may be retained or employed by a lawyer, law office, governmental agency or other entity or may be authorized by administrative, statutory or court authority to perform this work. Substantive shall mean work requiring recognition, evaluation, organization, analysis, and communication of relevant facts and legal concepts.