Member Benefits

Services for Members

  • Listserv
    NPAP offers a members-only listserv for sharing legal analysis, litigation strategy and information regarding expert witnesses and other topics. Our listserv has become a tremendous resource for members seeking feedback on case related topics and reaching out to colleagues. Leading civil rights lawyers from across the country participate in the listserv.
  • CLE Seminars NPAP regularly organizes high quality CLE seminars in cities around the country. NPAP members can attend these seminars for a reduced registration fee.
  • Brown Bag Lunches and Conference Call Roundtables
    Whether at in-person brown bag lunches or conference call roundtables, the most experienced NPAP attorneys are regularly sharing their expertise at these special events. Conference call roundtables are often organized at short notice in response to request from members regarding ‘hot topic’ issues.
  • NPAP Publications
    20% off NPAP Thomson Reuters/West publications.
  • Networking
    Opportunities to meet and work with the country’s most qualified police misconduct plaintiffs’ attorneys, experts and community groups.
  • Referral Listing (*available to all NPAP member attorneys for an annual fee of $100)

The NPAP maintains a national referral list of member attorneys who accept inquiries from victims of police misconduct seeking legal representation.

Why Join?

Our membership dues are a bargain! NLG members pay only $200 while non-members pay $225. Public Sector and Non-Profit attorneys, as well as legal workers and law students, can join for discounted rates. The project is a terrific resource for plaintiffs’ civil rights attorneys. When you join NPAP you will have access to an e-mail listserv which allows you to ask questions of hundreds of lawyers handling police misconduct cases including many of the best civil rights lawyers in the country. In addition, members can attend our CLE programs for discounted rates. Finally, NPAP provides the unique opportunity to network with police misconduct attorneys nationwide.


“NPAP is a fantastic resource for both the novice and veteran police misconduct and prisoner rights lawyer, providing instant access to some of the top experts in the field,” says Paul Wright, editor of Prison Legal News.

Cynthia Anderson-Barker, a California attorney and longtime member of NPAP, says: “I joined NPAP to be part of a network of committed human rights advocates and I have found the listserve to be more than beneficial to my practice.”

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