Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

TECH and ETHICS: MINDING 'THE CLOUD'

It takes a firm grasp on technology for paralegals to excel at their jobs. Are we ethically bound to ensure that confidentiality, privacy, and security policies and protocols are established and enforced? Take a close look and “mind ‘the cloud’”
When: 4/20/2015
Where: New York, NY

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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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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.

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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PCCE Review Course

The next API PCCE™ Review Course begins April 20, 2015. This seven week review course will assist paralegals to prepare to take the PCCE.
When: 4/20/2015
Where: online

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PACE Review Course

The next AIPS PACE® Review Course begins April 20, 2015. The review course, which runs for seven weeks, will assist paralegals to prepare to take PACE by covering the five domains and uses PACE Study Manual 6th edition as the textbook.
When: 4/20/2015
Where: online

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Region II Meeting

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


Region V Meeting

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


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