Stanislaus County Legal Professionals Association


Stanislaus County Legal Professionals Association

Stanislaus County Legal Professionals Association (SCLPA) is a member of Legal Professionals, Incorporated (LPI) which was established in 1934. LPI is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation organized for the purpose of providing educational, professional, and personal development programs to its members. SCLPA became a chartered member of LPI on May 4, 1946.

The Board of SCLPA meets on the first Wednesday of each month at noon. These meetings are currently conducted via Zoom and any member of SCLPA is welcome to attend.

On a local level, SCLPA offers the following:

SCLPA offers opportunities to advance your legal career through continuing education, improve your professional and personal skills, and establish a networking fellowship among members of this association. Our goal is to uphold honor, dignity, and a high standard of ethics among our members.

Our association gathers monthly to conduct a high order of business wherein we also offer a guest speaker who shares information on different areas of law or services in our community. We offer discounted educational seminars and regularly disseminate information and knowledge of interest to our members. We encourage continuing education wherein our association (and LPI) provides scholarships for those desiring a career in the legal field.

Objectives and Purposes

  • To establish good fellowship among the members of this association.
  • To stimulate a high order of business and professional attainment.
  • To further our knowledge of the law and to uphold its honor and dignity.
  • To create a high standard of ethics among our members.

Membership is open to any person working in the legal profession. In addition to legal secretaries, the membership is open to attorneys, legal assistants, receptionists, clerks, court reporters, legal administrators, court personnel, and banking trust department personnel.

Our association announces employment opportunities throughout the county. Also, as a member of SCLPA, you are able to receive discounts at some banking and investment institutions as well as Hertz Rental. The Law Office Procedures Manual and the Legal Professional’s Handbook are publications generated through our organization.


Email SCLPA at:



Maria Gonzalez, CCLS

Maureen Harrity

Jan Trine


The Membership of SCLPA meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of the officers above for further information.