2022 Annual Convention

September 15-18, 2022

The Westin Cleveland Downtown

Join us for NFPA’s 2022 Convention!

We at the Cleveland Association of Paralegals, Inc. (CAP) are excited and looking forward to offering the first in-person Convention in over two years!

NFPA's Annual Convention and Policy Meeting provides attendees an opportunity to attend a wide variety of Continuing Legal Education sessions (4 tracks are being offered), network with fellow paralegals from across the country, and collaborate, discuss and vote to enact policy during the Policy Meeting. The 2022 Annual Convention offers you the chance to return to your local associations, employers, and fellow paralegals with new ideas, knowledge, connections, vendor information, and a renewed passion for the profession. 


Check out what is happening at Convention! The schedule-at-a-glance is available.

Keynote Speaker

NFPA is pleased to welcome Ohio Supreme Court Justice Michael P. Donnelly as this year’s keynote speaker. Learn more about Justice Michael P. Donnelly. 

Continuing Legal Education

The educational sessions are designed to enhance your knowledge of different areas and elevate your paralegal career. CLE session details to be posted soon.


Workshops are interactive and informative sessions, providing you with new tools and skills to help you grow in your profession. Workshops to be posted soon.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Meet and reacquaint yourself with our exhibitors and sponsors during Convention with a wide variety of networking opportunities (and a chance to win giveaways, too!).

Interested in becoming a sponsor, exhibitor, or advertiser? Check out the opportunities in the Prospectus. And then secure your partnership online here!

Policy Meeting

NFPA's Policy Meeting will be held on Saturday & Sunday. Come for the policy, and stay for the passing of the torch and installation of NFPA's newest officers & returning leadership members. More details will be available as we get closer to the meeting.

About the Convention Host

The Cleveland Association of Paralegals, Inc. (CAP) began in 1975 and is still going strong today. CAP has a network of over 160 members and through its affiliations with the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc., which has combined over 14,000 members. CAP enjoys the support of, and works closely with, many area law firms, corporations, banks, educational institutions, local bar association and the public sector.

Together, with our members we can continue to represent, grow, and enhance the paralegal profession!

CAP has been, and continues to be, instrumental in allowing paralegals to keep up to date with the rapid growth and technological changes in various legal sectors while advancing continuing education and the individual role of the paralegal in executing legal services.

Check out all that Cleveland has to offer and get the most out of your stay!

Future Conventions

2023October 5 – 8, 2023 | Hyatt Regency Crystal City (Arlington, VA) | Hosted by National Capital Area Paralegal Association

2024September 26 – 29, 2024 | Hilton Portland Downtown (Portland, OR)

Past Conventions

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