Announcements

Nominations Open - September 7 Deadline

This year the following positions will be elected for a two year term 2018-2020 at the convention in October: The nomination link is online.

President
Vice President and Director of Positions and Issues
Vice President and Director of Paralegal Certification
Secretary and Director of Operations
(elected to 2 year term)

Region Directors (elected to 1 year term)

Education Coordinator
(elected for 3 year term)

Candidates for the Board of Directors must be voting members in good standing of voting member associations.


Association Spotlight on Indiana Paralegal Association

Welcome to the Indiana Paralegal Association (“IPA”)!  IPA has paved the way for the other associations in Indiana and was formed in 1979. We are currently planning our 40th anniversary celebration for 2019. Learn more

 

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Continuing Legal Education
& Upcoming Events

Strategic planning for your association requires thoughtful processes and built-in protocols. Please join the VP and Director of Certification, Nita Serrano, and the Certification PR Coordinator, Linda Odermott, as they present ideas and suggestions for recruiting an Ambassador for your Association; training your certification ambassador replacement; and using the resources and tools provided by NFPA to help focus your members on certification, even if your association doesn’t have a Certification Ambassador.

When: 8/18/2018
Where: Zoom meeting

Speakers: Katie Clark RN, MSN/MBA and Mindi L. Schaefer, MS, RP, OSBA, AACP, Poling Law

Medical records are the cornerstone of many legal cases, yet collecting, organizing, and analyzing these records is no small task. Records must be identified and obtained from many sources—a time consuming often frustrating task – and then organized, reviewed and distributed to experts and clients. By adopting key strategies and best practices, law firms can better leverage staff making cases more manageable, reduce costs and save time.

Learning Objective:
- Identify the steps of requesting locating, requesting and tracking medical - Recognize the key portions of a medical chart and how to organize the records;
- Perform necessary reviews of records for red flags, expert needs and production of chronologies;
- Compose medical exhibits and demonstratives for trials and depositions.

Approved for 1 CLE

Cost is $25 for NFPA members and $50 for non-members.

When: 8/21/2018
Where: Zoom webinar