Membership Renewal

Membership Renewal is during the month of May of each year.

Renewal Fees

Full Members:

If postmarked by 5/31: $55 (by check/cash) or $60 (by credit card/PayPal*)
If postmarked after 6/1 and before 6/30): $60 (by check/cash) or $65 (by credit card/PayPal*)
If postmarked after 7/1: $65 (by check/cash) or $70 (by credit card/PayPal*)

Student and Associate Members:

If postmarked on or before May 31 – $45 (by check/cash) or $47.50 (by credit card/PayPal*)
If postmarked between June 1 and June 30 – $47.50 (by check/cash) or $50 (by credit card/PayPal*)
If postmarked on or after July 1 – $50 (by check/cash) or $52.50 (by credit card/PayPal*)

Full, Student and Associate Members:
If you are renewing on 12/1* and after:
Full Membership: $50 (check) / $55 (credit card/PayPal)
Student/Associate: $40 (check) / $42.50 (credit card/PayPal)
* You will be required to renew your membership again on May 1.

*Pay with PayPal or Credit Card

For a Membership Renewal Form
and information on where to send
your renewal, click here.




Delinquent Dues & Reinstatement Fees

Per MDLPA Standing Rule 16(c): Delinquent Dues and Reinstatement Fees.

When dues of a member are not paid to the Association by May 31, a $5 late fee will be assessed against that member. If the dues are not paid by June 30, such member shall, upon notice, be suspended and shall lose all of her/his rights and privileges as a member of the Association. Such suspend­ed member may be reinstated during the current fiscal year by a vote of two-thirds of the members present at a regular meeting, upon payment of the current annual dues ($50), upon payment of a reinstatement fee of $10 and upon payment of any reinstatement fees as may be required by LSI. Total: $65 (by check/cash) or $70 (by credit card/PayPal).

 

Student Members:

(a) Qualifications. The Student Member shall be enrolled in a course of study leading to employment in the legal profession and may maintain such Student Membership while thus enrolled.
(b) Rights. A Student Member is an Active Member for purposes of LSI contests and has all rights of an Active Member, except Student Members are not eligible for elected or appointed office and may not serve as Governor or delegate of a Local Association. They are not eligible for the MDLPA and LSI Scholarships.
(c) Student members shall be allowed to retain such status while attending school. Once employed in the legal field, a Student member will be required to renew membership during the renewal period as a full, active member and will be afforded all rights and obligations of such membership status. If the Student member is not employed in the legal field immediately upon graduation, membership renewal may be submitted as an Associate Member.

Associate Members:

(a) A person may apply for Associate Membership if actively seeking employment in the legal profession and may maintain Associate Membership for a period of two years.
(b) Rights. An Associate Member is an Active Member for purposes of LSI contests and has all rights of an Active Member, except Associate Members are not eligible for elected or appointed office and may not serve as Governor or delegate of a Local Association. They are not eligible for the MDLPA and LSI Scholarships.
(c) Upon active legal office employment, such Associate Member will be required to renew membership during the renewal period as a full active member and will be afforded all rights and obligations of such membership status.

Mt. Diablo Legal Professionals Association

The Mt. Diablo Legal Professionals Association (“MDLPA”) received its charter from Legal Secretaries Association (California), now Legal Professionals, Inc. (“LPI®”) in January of 1969.  Like LPI, MDLPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational, professional, and personal development programs to its membership, consisting of attorneys, legal assistants, paralegals, legal secretaries, legal administrative assistants, court reporters, law office administrators and anyone in a law-related profession. For more information on LPI, click here.

 

Mt. Diablo Legal Professionals Association
P.O. Box 4253
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States
info@mtdiablolpa.info