The NFPA office will be closed for the Holiday season beginning Friday, December 25 through Friday, January 1, 2021.  NFPA’s office will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2020. 

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Certification FastTrack Program
Extended till 12/31/2020

NFPA announces the Certification FastTrack Pilot Program in response to COVID-19 

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American Bar Association Amends Definition of Paralegal

The American Bar Association at its Midyear Meeting of the House of Delegates, adopted amendments which revised the definition of the term “paralegal.”

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Maintaining Your Personal Well-Being During Rapidly Changing Times 

Facing a new reality, the times we are living is now the changing face of a world which is more connected than apart. These are perilous times where public health and global security have consumed headlines from our daily lives leaving us with the feeling of uncertainty or fear of what’s to come.

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NFPA Values All Members and Joins Call For Equality 

The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) joins the call for equity and justice for George Floyd and many others who have been lost at the hands of police brutality.

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Save the Date: May 6 – 8, 2021 
NFPA 2021 Annual Joint Conference 

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Save the Date: October 7-10, 2021 
NFPA 2021 Annual Convention

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Continuing Legal Education
& Upcoming Events

45 Days prior to the 2021 Winter Board Meeting deadline to Submit all other Coordinator Letters of Interest

When: 12/5/2020

You asked, MSBA listened. Join the MSBA for the newest all virtual presentation of 20 Hour Mediation in Child Custody and Visitation, on December 7th – 11th, 2020!


This training is designed to accomplish 4 goals:

  1. To introduce attendees to all topics required under 9-205(c);
  2. To familiarize attendees with the practice of facilitative mediation in the context of developing parenting plans;
  3. To provide attendees the opportunity to practice their skills in role plays coached by experienced family mediators; and,
  4. To provide attendees the opportunity to consider ethical questions that sometimes arise when serving as mediator in the context of parenting plan development.

Seating is limited so register soon! Twenty hours (including one hour of ethics) credits will be offered to the surrounding MCLE states.


When: 12/7/2020
Where: virtual