The Kentucky Paralegal Association congratulates the following paralegals who earned their CKP credentials after successfully completing the Spring Certified Kentucky Paralegal Examination on May 18, 2019: 

Rachel N. Gaines, CKP, Morrin Law Office, Richmond, Kentucky; Taylor Marie Gilmore, CKP, Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP, Lexington, Kentucky; Amy L. Hoagland, CKP, Fultz Maaddox Dickens PLC, Louisville, Kentucky; Melinda D. Langham, CKP, Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC, Huntington, West Virginia; Jessica S. Miller, CKP, Adams Law Firm, PLLC, Madisonville, Kentucky; Rachel G. Risinger, CKP, Fultz Maddox Dickens PLC, Louisville, Kentucky; Erika M. Santoro, CKP, Arnold Law, PLLC, Louisville, Kentucky; Robin R. Voss, CKP, Sheehan, Barnett, Dean, Pennington, Dexter & Tucker PSC. Danville, Kentucky; and Elizabeth A. Warren, CKP, Morgan, Collins, Yeast & Salyer, PLLC, Somerset, Kentucky. 

SAVE THE DATE: The KPA's 31st Annual Conference November 7-8, 2019

The KPA's 31st Annual Conference will be held on November 7-8, 2019, at the Clarion Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.

Registration will begin September 2019.

 KPA 2019 Conference Flyer

Conference Hotel

Stephen Foster Story

On June 8, 2019, the KPA Board will be having its annual transition meeting. After the meeting, the Board will be going to see the Stephen Foster Story.    We would love for our members to join us in thanking the outgoing Board and welcoming the new Board!!

The show starts at 8:00 p.m.  Beginning at 6:30, there will be entertainment on the lawn (Live music, cast in costume, and food/drinks available for purchase.  A BBQ sandwich plate with slaw and green beans is $8 with complimentary tea, lemonade, water and Ale 8 One.).  We will all need to go in to the show together so please plan to be there no later than 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for KPA Members.  Members will need to purchase their ticket through our website by May 7, 2019.  Please keep in mind that TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Board Members (both incoming and outgoing) can attend for free.  Board Members will need to register by May 7, 2019.  

If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Smith, Vice President, at


  • August 03, 2019 9:30 AM Sullivan University - Lexington, 2355 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40504
  • October 19, 2019 9:30 AM Sullivan University - 3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205


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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