Santa Barbara Paralegal Association

Promoting & Educating Paralegals since 1979


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

SBPA Scholarships Opportunities

Santa Barbara Paralegal Association offers Scholarship Opportunities to any currently enrolled Paralegal Students who live or work in Santa Barbara County.  We know the cost of education can be daunting at times and we encourage persons who would like to delve into this fantastic profession of being a Paralegal.  The deadline for Applications is March 30 each year.

Each year, in keeping with our mission to promote the paralegal profession and encourage ongoing paralegal education, SBPA offers scholarship opportunities to students enrolled in paralegal programs for those who live and/or work in Santa Barbara County and to experienced paralegals desiring to take advanced certification examinations – details are contained on the application form.  SBPA awards scholarships to deserving, qualified applicants. Applications are due March 30th each year and the winner(s) are invited to Paralegal Day in recognition.  No demonstration of financial need is required.

SBPA is pleased to announce the scholarship awarded to Mariel M. David-DeVito for her paralegal studies at UCSB.

Donations of Money

Santa Barbara Paralegal Association gives monetary donations, as available, to deserving local Non-Profit groups, such as Food Bank, Teen Court, Law Bowl, Courthouse Legacy Fund, etc.  SBPA feels it is important to support our community to make it better for all.

Donations of Time

Our Members generously donate their time to help in the community as well.  SBPA has a strong presence on Veteran’s Day assisting Organic Soup Kitchen in feeding any Veteran who wants a great meal as well as volunteering time to score the Santa Barbara Mock Trials, to assist local High Schools with Mock Interviews through Partners In Education.

Santa Barbara Paralegal Association

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