New Haven County Association of Paralegals (NHCAP) is a voluntary, non-profit professional association formed in 1980 serving the greater New Haven County area. Membership is open to paralegals, students and those interested in the paralegal profession.
NHCAP is a member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) and the Connecticut Alliance of Paralegal Associations.
Promote the common business interests of persons engaged in the paralegal profession through
Offering continuing legal education to paralegals;
Evaluating and Defining the paralegal roles in various sectors delivering legal services and educating both employers and consumers to these roles;
Maintaining mutually beneficial working relationships with local, state and national bar associations and other paralegal associations; and
Maintaining academic relationships with state-accredited educational institutions offering legal education programs and/or continuing legal education courses for paralegals.