Events - Annual Convention
hosted by the Minnesota Paralegal Association
Join us for NFPA’s first-ever Virtual Convention!
The Minnesota Paralegal Association is excited to share Minnesota with you – from a distance!
The Annual Convention provides you an opportunity to attend continuing legal education sessions, network with paralegals from across the country, and set policy during the policy meeting. Meetings, education sessions, workshops, networking opportunities and other NFPA events will take place online. Participate in Convention and return to your local associations and workplaces with fresh ideas, knowledge and excitement.
Check out the details below and register to join us!
Registration for the virtual Convention is now open. View the details and register by Sept. 18 to take advantage of early bird rates!
Start planning your Convention experience! The schedule overview is available.
NFPA is pleased to welcome Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Paul Thissen as this year’s keynote speaker. Learn more about Justice Thissen.
Continuing Legal Education
The educational sessions are designed to enhance your knowledge of specific areas in ways that can elevate your paralegal career. View the session details and presenters for Thursday’s CLEs.
Workshops are interactive and informative sessions, providing you with new tools and skills to help you grow in your profession. Check out this year’s workshops.
NFPA’s 2020 Policy Meeting will be held electronically using Zoom. Virtual policy meeting instructions, including how votes and elections will be conducted, will be available prior to the Convention. The meeting will operate under the guidance of Parliamentarian Ramona Hill, who is helping to develop those procedures.
Exhibitors & Sponsors
This year's designated charity is Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness. This non-profit organization formed in May 1976, with a mission to "protect, preserve and restore the wilderness character of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Quetico-Superior Ecosystem." Please consider supporting this organization.
A special thank you to the Minnesota Paralegal Association (MPA) for being the hosts of this year’s Convention. Learn more about MPA.
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2022: September 15-18 at Westin Cleveland Downtown hosted by the Cleveland Association of Paralegals
2023: Date/Location TBD hosted by the National Capital Area Paralegal Association