KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

The Kentucky Paralegal Association’s Spring 2019 Certified Kentucky Paralegal (CKP) Examination

The Kentucky Paralegal Association’s Spring 2019 Certified Kentucky Paralegal (CKP) Examination will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Louisville Bar Association, 600 West Main Street, Suite 110, Louisville, KY 40202.  A review session will be offered from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., and the CKP Examination will be given at 12:00 p.m. 

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 8, 2019.  Exam applications and all supporting documentation, including official transcripts, must be postmarked by this date. If you plan to submit an application and may require an extension to apply, please contact the KPA’s Certification Committee at certification@kypa.org.

For additional information, please contact KPACC at certification@kypa.org.



2019 Student Scholarship Application

The Kentucky Paralegal Association Paralegal Student Scholarship Application is now open:

This scholarship is open to any student member of the Kentucky Paralegal Association (KPA) enrolled in a paralegal program within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Applicant shall be either: (1) a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and enrolled in a traditional/ABA approved paralegal program outside the Commonwealth, or (2) be attending an institution of higher education located within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The applicant shall also be enrolled in a traditional/ABA approved paralegal program, with at least 12 credit hours of paralegal course work completed and at least one semester remaining.

The application must be completed and returned no later than May 31, 2019 with the required documents to:

                            Heather S. Davis, CKP                                                          Director of Student Relations                              107 Powe Drive Winchester, KY 40391

For more information please click below.

2019 KPA Paralegal Student Scholarship Application

 


PURPOSE OF KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

The purpose of the Kentucky Paralegal Association is to:

      • Serve as a unified voice for Kentucky paralegals on any and all issues affecting their profession in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of the KPA;
      • Encourage educational programs and training of paralegals and promote continuing legal education of paralegals in the legal profession;
      • Cooperate with the Kentucky Bar Association (“KBA”), American Bar Association (“ABA”) and local bar associations;
      • Cooperate with the local paralegal associations and student paralegal associations within the Commonwealth of Kentucky;
      • Promote ethics and high standards of professionalism in compliance with Kentucky SCR 3.700 and in accordance with the KPA’s Paralegal Professional Standards of Conduct;
      • Inform paralegals of developments in the paralegal profession and act as a forum for exchanging ideas and disseminating information;
      • Encourage the expanded use and full utilization of paralegals in all aspects of the legal profession; 
      • Further promote the working relationship between paralegals and attorneys in law offices, corporations and government agencies; and
      • Increase the awareness of the public, the judiciary and the legal community of the scope of paralegal responsibilities. 

 

Kentucky Paralegal Association
P. O. Box  2675
Louisville, Kentucky 40201-2675

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