Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Overview of Attorney Escrow Funds

What every paralegal should know about Attorney Escrow/IOLA accounts
When: 4/21/2015
Where: Albany, New York


Paralegals Guide to Motions

Attorney Megan Douglass of Backus Meyer & Branch, LLP will present "A Paralegal’s Guide to Motion Drafting". This discussion will teach you the key elements of motions
When: 4/22/2015
Where: Manchester, NH


Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”)

Please contact Mianne L. Besser for details to attend by telephone.
When: 4/23/2015
Where: Denver, CO

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Continuing Legal Education Seminar

When: 4/24/2015
Where: East Hartford, CT

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The Basics of Effective Association Board Management

hosted by Illinois Paralegal Association
When: 4/25/2015
Where: Chicago, IL


CLE- Technology Reshapes the Legal Support Profession

When: 4/30/2015
Where: Washington, DC

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Paralegal Association of Wisconsin 2015 Annual Seminar

When: 5/8/2015
Where: Oconomowoc, WI

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Announcements

2015 Award Nominations & Scholarship Applications

Download the 2015 National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. / Thomson Reuters Scholarship Application
Scholarship and award winners will be announced at our Annual Convention in October.
View the 2015 Awards Brochure (PDF)
View the NFPA Award Procedures. (PDF excerpted from NFPA Procedures Manual March 2014)
Important! Incomplete applications and nominations or those postmarked after July 1 will be ineligible for consideration. When multiple copies of a document are specified, they are required.


NFPA’S LIMITED TIME CERTIFICATION RECLAMATION PROGRAM FOR LAPSED RPs®

Have you let your RP® credential lapse? Would you like to change that and be able to use your RP® credential again? NFPA is happy to report that for a limited time between now and March 31, 2016, NFPA is offering Lapsed RPs® the opportunity to participate in this one-time program. Read the flyer.
Reclamation form, non-member rate
Form with NFPA member discount is located on the Member Benefits page. Use the member sign-in to get there.


Association Spotlight

The New Orleans Paralegal Association (“NOPA”) has worked to advance and promote the paralegal profession since 1978 and has over 300 members.
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Upcoming Events

NFPA 2015 Joint Conference

2015 Joint Conference May 1-3, 2015 in Portland, OR
Update - Conferences approved for CLE:
Certification - 1
Leadership - 4 (all ethics)
Regulation - 5
Advance registration will close at Noon Pacific Time on April 24. On-site registration will be available during the event.
When: 5/1/2015 to 5/3/2015
Where: Portland, OR

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Region II Meeting

Hosted by the Illinois Paralegal Association
When: 4/25/2015
Where: Chicago, IL


NFPA Webinar: Pro Bono and Community Service

NFPA Members are invited to join Christine Flynn, NFPA Pro Bono Coordinator and Judy Stouffer, RP for information on Pro Bono service and differences between Pro Bono and Community service. Also, Rodney Dunham, NFPA Assistant Director will be joining us to review the online database for uploading and tracking your Pro Bono and Community Service Hours.
Sign in and visit the Member Benefits page today for more information and to register.
When: 5/7/2015
Where: GoToMeeting.com


Region V Meeting

Hosted by the Capital District Paralegal Association
When: 5/15/2015 to 5/17/2015


Develop Pride Through Pro Bono and Community Service

hosted by Illinois Paralegal Association
When: 4/25/2015
Where: Chicago, IL


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