Announcements

Registration Now Open - NFPA 2018 Joint Conference
"Promoting Paralegals in the Bluegrass"
April 27 - 29 at Hilton Lexington/Downtown
Lexington, KY
Hosted by the Greater Lexington Paralegal Association

Check out the agendas for all three days. (more)


New Resource for Student Members

NFPA Student Members have exclusive access to the Paralegal Education Group (PEG) Student Support & Resource Platform.

With the paralegal student membership options, students receive unlimited access to continuing education, academic support, and professional resources along with around the clock access to our network of paralegal professors. 

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Association Spotlight 
The Paralegal Association of Rochester, Inc.

The Paralegal Association of Rochester, Inc. (PAR) is a not-for-profit organization serving paralegals and the legal community in the Greater Rochester Area since 1975.  We became the 30th member association of the NFPA in 1981 and we are a founding member association of the Empire State Alliance of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (ESAPA), founded in 1988.

PAR is thrilled to be the host association for NFPA’s 2019 Convention to be held at the Hyatt Regency Rochester, October 10 – 13, 2019.  Our theme is Continued Focus on Legal Rights.  So if you want to know what PAR’s working on – 2019 is it!  We have a terrific committee helping with the various tasks to pull together a successful convention.  (more)

 

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Continuing Legal Education
& Upcoming Events

Please join us for the February 2018 Employment Law Sectional. Topic: A review of the significant cases, rulings and developments from 2017 and a look ahead for what to expect in 2018. Speakers: Lily Dobson and Trevor Brown Lily Dobson is an associate in Dorsey and Whitney’s Labor & Employment group, where she provides legal research and litigation support on various employment law issues. In addition, Lily works to advise clients on best practices and compliance with both state and federal laws. Trevor is an associate in Dorsey’s Labor & Employment group. His practice includes providing litigation support on employment issues that arise under state and federal law, as well as advice and research for clients with employment-related legal questions.

When: 2/27/2018
Where: Thrivent Financial & Go To Meeting Street Address: 625 Fourth Ave. S. City: Minneapolis State / Province: MN Postal / Zip Code: 55415

Recent research has found that elder financial exploitation is widespread, expensive, even deadly, and spans a broad spectrum of conduct including, the taking of money or property, forging an older person’s signature, getting an older person to sign over financial ownership via deeds, or giving power of attorney through deception, coercion or undue influence, or perpetrating scams or other fraudulent or deceptive acts.

$25 for NFPA members and $50 for non-members. Eligible for 1 CLE.

When: 2/28/2018
Where: GotoWebinar

Speaker: Christine Flynn, NFPA/ABA Pro Bono Liaison

We often receive requests from paralegal members nationwide seeking pro bono opportunities.  This webinar will provide basic information and background on five national pro bono organizations, including a veterans component, that have offices in multiple states.  Additional discussion will be held on what type of projects paralegals can assist with as well as the needs of the national organization.

When: 3/27/2018
Where: Zoom Meeting