Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

NFPA Webinar: Medical Records Evaluations for Legal Teams - 5/25/2016

When: 5/25/2016
Where: GoToWebinar

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NFPA Webinar: Core Knowledge: Ethics for the Professional Paralegal - 6/22/2016

1½ hours of ethics CLE!
When: 6/22/2016
Where: GoToWebinar

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NFPA Webinar: Legal Project Management for the Paralegal - 7/13/2016

When: 7/13/2016
Where: GoToWebinar

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Empowering Winning Attitudes - 2016 MPA Seminar

hosted by MPA
When: 6/3/2016
Where: Blue Springs, MO

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Raise the Bar: Promoting Paralegal Professionalism

Paralegal Day 2016 hosted by NHCAP and CCPA.
When: 6/3/2016
Where: New Haven, CT

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Effective Legal Writing

hosted by NCAPA
When: 6/7/2016
Where: Washington, DC

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Workers Compensation Law - The Paralegal's Role

The presentation, by a premier attorney in the field, will focus on the paralegal’s role and include an overview of the WC law and the interplay between workers comp, no fault and personal injury claims.
When: 6/21/2016
Where: Albany, New York

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E-Discovery Best Practices (The FRCP, ESI, the EDRM, and Y-O-U)

hosted by NCAPA
When: 6/28/2016
Where: Washington, DC

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Dealing with Celebrity Clients

Hosted by MCPA
When: 6/29/2016
Where: Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

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Introduction to Cite Checking

hosted by NCAPA
When: 9/21/2016
Where: Washington, DC

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A Litigation Paralegal's Guide to Case Management

When: 5/25/2016
Where: Online

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The Probate Process From Start to Finish for Paralegals

When: 5/25/2016
Where: Los Angeles, CA

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The Probate Process From Start to Finish for Paralegals

When: 5/26/2016
Where: Irvine, CA

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Announcements

Nominations are now open for the 2016 NFPA Awards and Scholarships!

Nominations are now open for the 2016 NFPA Awards and Scholarships!

NFPA’s member associations have many of the brightest and hard-working paralegals in the nation. To recognize their dedication to the profession, why not nominate one or more paralegals for the NFPA Awards? The NFPA awards include: Association Pro Bono Award, Individual Pro Bono Award, NFPA Outstanding Local Leader Award, NFPA Paralegal of the Year Award, William R. Robie Award, and the Paralegal Certification Ambassador & Association Award.

All completed applications must be post-marked by July 1, 2016 in order to be considered.

Additional information, including the application and judging criteria for each award is available under Awards and Scholarships.
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2016 Thomson Reuters Scholarship

The 2016 Thomson Reuters Scholarship Application is now available. Deadline is July 1, 2016.
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NFPA Headquarters has Moved

On April 12 NFPA Headquarters moved from Edmonds to Illinois. The new mailing address is:
NFPA
One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

The new phone number is 847-686-2247 and the new fax number is 847-686-2251.


PCCE Fee Update

Effective March 1, 2016 the PCC Exam fee will be $215 for Members; $250 Non Member and must be paid at the time the application is submitted. In addition, all candidates must include a $25 application processing fee.
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Retaking PACE or PCCE Within Six (6) Months

It is now possible to waive the usual six-month waiting period at your own risk using this form. (PDF)


Convention Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus Available

Not only is the prospectus PDF available, but so is an online version of the booth reservation / sponsorship / ad order form.
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Upcoming Events

API PCCE Review Course

The next API PCCE Review Courses begins June 20, 2016. During the 7 week on line course, students will receive the study guide, dedicated and experienced RP and CRP Instructor, pre and post quizzes each week for all domains covered on the exam, as well as instructor assessments. The course culminates with a “mock” exam with personal instructor feedback on domain strength and weaknesses. We also cover test taking techniques and ethics which is a significant part of the exam.
When: 6/20/2016
Where: online

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API PACE Review Course

The next API PACE Review Courses begins June 20, 2016. During the 7 week on line course, students will receive the study guide, dedicated and experienced RP Instructor, pre and post quizzes each week for all domains covered on the exam, as well as instructor assessments. The course culminates with a “mock” exam with personal instructor feedback on domain strength and weaknesses. We also cover test taking techniques and ethics which is a huge part of the exam.
When: 6/20/2016
Where: online

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PEG PACE Review Course

This eight-week online review course is designed to assist the paralegal/legal assistant in preparing to sit for the PACE. In this course, the student will receive unlimited access to all of the course materials, which consist of video lectures, content outlines, virtual classroom sessions, and hundreds of practice exam questions with interactive feedback & assessment.
When: 7/9/2016
Where: Online

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PEG PCCE Review Course

This eight-week program is designed to assist the paralegal/legal assistant in preparing to sit for the PCCE. The course consists of video lectures, content outlines, hundreds of practice exam questions with interactive feedback, and virtual classroom sessions.
When: 7/9/2016
Where: Online

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API PCCE Review Course

The next API PCCE Review Courses begins July 18, 2016. During the 7 week on line course, students will receive the study guide, dedicated and experienced RP and CRP Instructor, pre and post quizzes each week for all domains covered on the exam, as well as instructor assessments. The course culminates with a “mock” exam with personal instructor feedback on domain strength and weaknesses. We also cover test taking techniques and ethics which is a significant part of the exam.
When: 7/18/2016
Where: Online

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API PACE Review Course

The next API PACE Review Courses begins July 18, 2016. During the 7 week on line course, students will receive the study guide, dedicated and experienced RP Instructor, pre and post quizzes each week for all domains covered on the exam, as well as instructor assessments. The course culminates with a “mock” exam with personal instructor feedback on domain strength and weaknesses. We also cover test taking techniques and ethics which is a huge part of the exam.
When: 7/18/2016
Where: Online

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