Region I encompasses the following counties in Alabama: Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Cullman, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Pickens, Randolph, St. Clair, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker.

    Director:  Sheryl Riley, ACP
    EMAIL:  [email protected]



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    AAPi welcomes Sheryl Riley, ACP as its new Region I Director

    Sheryl has been a litigation paralegal for twenty years and is currently employed with the Christian & Small law firm in Birmingham. She has been a member of AAPi since 2003 and a member of NALA since 2005. She served on the AAPi Board of Directors from 2010-2014 as Student Liaison.

    Be watching for new information regarding the Region I monthly meetings!


    Calling All Tuscaloosa Paralegals

    If you are not a member, we would like to discuss with you the benefits of being an AAPI member for both you and your firm. See below information about some of our Member Benefits.

     Discounted fees for Monthly luncheons, seminars and CP preparation courses;
     Earn CLEs at monthly luncheons, seminars and CP preparation courses;
     Networking opportunities with other paralegals, legal vendors, sponsors and professionals;
     Yearly subscription to the NOVUS, the quarterly newsletter of AAPi;
     Opportunity to join a branch of Alabama Telco Credit Union;
     Access to the AAPi Members Only Employment listings;
     Mentorship by an AAPi Board of Directors member;
     Opportunities to win CP/ACP testing fees award (given away each year at the AAPi Convention);
     Yearly scholarship opportunities for student members;
     Participate in statewide community service projects (Wills for Heroes; Parkinson’s Walk; Breast Cancer Walk; Alzheimer’s Walk, etc);
     Access to CP study groups;
     Free proctoring of NALA’s CP Exam and free testing centers;
     These are only some of the benefits of being a member.