Please complete the membership application MALA Membership Application.pdf and submit it with your check for $25.00 made payable to the Montana Association of Legal Assistants, or apply and pay online and email the Attestation Information.pdf and appropriate documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org and mail the check to the following address. We look forward to hearing from you.
MALA Vice President/Membership Chair P.O. Box 9016 Missoula, MT 59807-9016
Why Join MALA?
MALA offers outstanding CLEs; our members pay a reduced fee to attend. Student members are charged even less;
MALA is the only paralegal organization in Montana affiliated with the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA);
MALA members are eligible for NALA Certified Paralegal testing opportunities that are not available to non-members;
MALA has a representative to the Paralegal Section of the Montana Bar Association;
MALA members receive updates on national and local legislation affecting our profession;
Membership in a professional paralegal organization impresses prospective employers. It tells them you are serious about working in the legal field and you are committed to learning and progressing throughout your career;
Membership will help you meet other, more established paralegals who specialize in various areas of the law;
MALA has a student/new paralegal mentoring program where you can be matched with a paralegal who works in the area in which you plan to specialize; and
MALA frequently becomes aware of job openings throughout the state. Employers are encouraged to notify us of their job openings and we post them on our website, free of charge. This portion of the website is restricted to MALA members only.
Membership in our Association is based on requirements approved by Association members. There are three membership categories which includes Active Membership, Student Membership and Associate Membership. Only Active Members may vote and hold office in the Association.