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01/18/2018 - SWFPA News

January 18, 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Southwest Florida Paralegal Association, Inc. ("SWFPA”) held its Annual Meeting on December 6, 2017.  Members approved the following executive officers for 2018:

President:                    Lisa M. Ellis, CP

Vice President:            Pamala Roberts, RP, FRP

Secretary:                    Nicole T. Luebcke, FRP

Treasurer:                    Michelle Taylor, FRP

NALA Liaison:           Valasha Sweetnich, ACP

At the Annual Meeting, the Scholarship Committee presented SWFPA member Tamara Skonie, CP, FRP, with a $250 scholarship to pursue the Advanced Certified Paralegal credential with the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). 

SWFPA’s meetings occur at The Varsity Club at University Park Country Club, located at 7671 The Park Blvd. in Sarasota.  The meeting dates scheduled for 2018 are: February 21, April 18, June 20, October 17, and December 5.  Meetings typically offer 1.5 credits of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for professional development.  Attendance includes dinner and is offered at a rate of $30 for guests and $25 for members.  RSVPs are required in advance. Visit us online at http://www.swfloridaparalegals.org/ for details.

 

ABOUT US: Southwest Florida Paralegal Association, Inc. "SWFPA” was established in 1997 to provide local paralegals with a network of legal resource information and information on educational and professional opportunities.  SWFPA’s primary goals are: upholding the high ethical, professional, and personal standards set forth by the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. (NALA); increasing paralegal awareness by encouraging member participation in community activities; and offering membership services at a reasonable rate. We have created a strong local organization, and we are achieving our goals by channeling the energies of our members who work together to provide resources and information to our local paralegals.  Visit us online at http://www.swfloridaparalegals.org/

SWFPA, P.O. Box 2094, Sarasota, FL  34230