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Established in 1981, AAfPE’s roots go back to the mid 1970s when the American Bar Association sponsored the first conferences for paralegal educators. While much has been accomplished in the field of paralegal education from this beginning, there is still much more to be done to fully develop the potential for both the paralegal field and education for the profession. With almost 400 members, AAfPE is the nation’s largest and continuously operating organization dedicated to promoting quality paralegal and legal studies education. 

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Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX)
The National Honor Society in Paralegal /Legal. 

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AAfPE's membership includes hundreds of universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher learning throughout the United States and in Canada. Since 1981, AAfPE's member schools have trained thousands of paralegal and legal studies students each year to help increase, improve, and support access to the legal system in their communities. Members enjoy access to a wealth of resources: the online listserv, where you can post questions and share resources anytime; The Legal Educator (AAfPE's professional journal); AAfPE Bytes (our technolgy newsletter) and an extensive collection of educational resources in the Electronic Resource Library, to name just a few. 

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