The Tyler Area Association of Legal Professionals (TAALP) is an association for legal and support staff who are engaged in work of a legal nature or who are interested in the legal profession. The Tyler Area Association of Legal Professionals was first organized as the Tyler Area Association of Legal Assistants in August 1983.

TAALP enjoys a positive and cooperative relationship with the Smith County Bar Association and the Tyler Young Lawyer’s Association. It is TAALP’s goal to succeed in effective intercommunication between all members of the legal profession.


Tyler Area Association of

Legal Professionals

P.O. Box 8613, Tyler, TX 75711


Benefits of Membership in TAALP include:

  • CLE approved programs and seminars

  • Discounts to TAALP seminars

  • Access to job bank

  • Subscription to monthly newsletter - The Transcript

  • Great network to other legal professionals


The purpose of the Tyler Area Association of Legal Professionals (TAALP) is:

  • To establish good fellowship among association members, national and state legal associations, and members of the legal community, 

  • To encourage a high order of ethical and professional attainment;

  • To advance high standards of integrity and professionalism for legal professionals to the end that the public and the legal profession may be better served; 

  • To further education among members of the legal profession; 

  • To cooperate with state and local bar associations; 

  • To further the interests of legal support staff and professionals through this Association; and 

  • To support and carry out the programs, purposes, aims and goals of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.