Announcements

Deadline Extended: NFPA Job Analysis Survey Due May 29

NFPA has commissioned a practice analysis update for PCCE and PACE. The results of the study will be used to update the test specifications for the PCCE and PACE examinations. As part of this study, we ask you to complete an online survey by 8 p.m. EDT Monday, May 29.

Take the survey.


Nominations Now Open for NFPA Awards

Do you know a bright, hardworking paralegal who deserves an award? NFPA will recognize outstanding paralegals and their contributions to the profession at the Annual Convention and Policy Meeting in October. We are currently accepting nominations for individuals and associations in six award categories. 

Learn more and nominate!


Apply for a Paralegal Scholarship

NFPA is now accepting applications for our annual scholarships! NFPA/Thomson Reuters Scholarships will award a total of $5,000 to two paralegal students. For NFPA members who are not students but still want to pursue a paralegal education, NFPA is also offering scholarships for PCCE and PACE.

Learn more and apply!


New NFPA Blog Post: Potential Bias of a Juror

In this blog post, Nancy Bagatti, paralegal at Perkins Coie LLP, summarizes a case in which a juror was acquainted with a paralegal for the prosecution. Read about this case on the NFPA blog.

 

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Continuing Legal Education
& Upcoming Events

Join us for a CLE presentation exploring the various corporate entities, their purposes, and ethical concerns with each.

When: 5/23/2017
Where: 960 Wentz Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422

The Association Management Webinar Series continues with the second installment, “How to Run a Board Meeting: Tips and Tricks.” This session will include insights on: meeting best practices, Robert’s Rules, parliamentary procedure, agendas and minutes, motions, member participation and other related processes.

Have something you want to contribute? Contact the NFPA Association Management Co-Coordinators, Kelli Smith, CRP™ and Linda Odermott, RP®, OCP by Wednesday, May 31.

When: 6/3/2017
Where: Webinar

Kansas Paralegal Association's 40th Annual Meeting and Seminar. CHEERS TO 40 YEARS! (1977-2017)

When: 6/16/2017
Where: The Oread, 1200 Oread Avenue, Lawrence, KS