Welcome to AAPA

AAPA: Paralegals with a Passion for Our Profession

Our Commitment

Promoting the professionalism in the paralegal community through educational opportunities, professional meetings, and relationships with other legal organizations in the Asheville area.

Quarterly Meetings

Lunch and Learn meetings are held on Thursdays every quarter at 12:30pm at Van Winkle Law Firm, 11 N. Market St. in Downtown Asheville, NC.


Learn more about the Asheville Area Paralegal Association and join our organization.

Job Bank

We update our social media pages with job listings as they are received. Please check Facebook for our current job listings.

Thank you for visiting the official web site of the Asheville Area Paralegal Association.

Fall 2023

Please register for the AAPA 2023 Fall Seminar on October 27, 2023 at Van Winkle Law Firm.

AAPA 2023 Fall Seminar Registration


We are dedicated to promoting professional and personal development; creating a network of paralegals/legal assistants in Asheville and surrounding areas; facilitating the sharing and dissemination of information; providing a forum to meet and exchange ideas; and providing professional legal educational opportunities to our members. AAPA supports various local charities and nonprofit organizations through monetary contributions and member participation in community service projects each year.

Association meetings are held the on select Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. at Van Winkle Law Firm located at 11 N. Market St. in downtown Asheville, NC. The location, speaker, topic, etc. are noticed to all members in our database via e-mail, prior to each meeting. RSVP is requested, and necessary, so adequate seating will be available.

This is your Association, and your input, interaction, and contributions are needed to promote and sustain the Association. One way to contribute to the Association is to submit articles for potential posting to the website. Also, submission of tips and resources for various services would be appreciated. Submissions should be e-mailed to Pam Peterson, Publicity Chair.