Santa Barbara Paralegal Association

Promoting and Educating Paralegals since 1979
Our Mission
To  encourage / enhance  recognition  of paralegals as professionals in our legal community

To provide quality MCLE opportunities for paralegals at a reasonable price, ensuring fulfillment of Business & Professions Code 6450 requirements

To be useful, purposeful members of our community by providing assistance, donations and scholarships back to Santa Barbara County




Join the SBPA
Get updates on news, laws and educational requirements including the annual MCLE Conference. Find opportunities for networking, continuing education programs, employment, professional growth with the SBPA.

MCLE Conference

Thank you for attending the virtual 2020 MCLE Conference


Upcoming SBPA Sponsored events and luncheons.

Education & Resources

Links to helpful legal resources.


Santa Barbara Paralegal Association is very proud that we give back to the community of Santa Barbara in various ways.


Membership in the Santa Barbara Paralegal Association is open to individuals promoting and supporting the legal industry.

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The Santa Barbara Paralegal Association (“SBPA”) is a proud supporter of the Unity Shoppe’s “Job Smart Program” which provides low-income residents with gently-used professional clothing and accessories for confidence building job interviews and use in the workplace once hired.   Your tax deductible donation of  gently used and new professional clothing and accessories can be dropped off at The UPS Store located at 27 West Anapamu Street in downtown Santa Barbara.   Together, we can help others achieve their career goals! 

About SBPA

The Santa Barbara Paralegal Association was formed in 1979 as a nonprofit organization to promote the paralegal profession, develop a network for the exchange of information and ideas, to encourage greater utilization of paralegals by the legal community, and to increase public awareness and understanding of the paralegal profession.

Contact Us

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 Santa Barbara Paralegal Association

P.O. Box 2695, Santa Barbara, CA 93120