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Certified Kentucky Paralegals

The KPA’s Professional Standards and Certification Program policy requires that all CKPs maintain continuous KPA membership by renewing their membership for 2017 by January 31, 2017. The policy also requires that all CKPs report credits earned during the 2016 calendar year by January 31, 2017. Questions regarding certification requirements should be directed to the Kentucky Paralegal Association's Certification Committee (KPACC) at kpa.kpacc@gmail.com


The Kentucky Paralegal Association congratulates the following paralegals who successfully completed the

Fall 2016 CKP examination and were added to the Official CKP Roster: 

Amanda L. Anderson, CKP

Bubalo Goode Sales & Cronen PLC - Lexington, Kentucky

Keeley K. Holton, CKP

Kerrick Bachert, PSC - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Stephanie E. Jones, CKP

English Lucas Priest & Owsley LLP - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Charlotte K. Jordan, CKP

Law Office of Laura A. Phillips PLLC - Barbourville, Kentucky

Melissa R. Kronemeyer, CKP

Sowell Stevenson & Steidl PLLC - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Elizabeth A. Medley, CKP

The Miller Law Firm, PLLC - Paducah, Kentucky

Haley M. Rinehart, CKP

Dennue Hardin & Associates - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Raymond T. Shields, CKP

Kentucky Crime Victims Compensation Board - Frankfort, Kentucky

Holly W. Sorrell, CKP

Becker Law/Bubalo Goode Sales & Cronen PLC - Lexington, Kentucky

Kelly A. Thacher, CKP

John H. Ruby & Associates - Louisville, Kentucky

Angela M. Van Cleave, CKP

English Lucas Priest & Owsley LLP - Bowling Green, Kentucky


The KPA's current roster of Certified Kentucky Paralegals can be viewed at:




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Fayette Circuit Court

Fayette Circuit Court

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Kentucky State Capital

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The Profession

Why be a paralegal?

Law is a fascinating and often rewarding profession, but many people don’t have the time, money or opportunity to go to law school. If you are interested in a law career but don’t wish to be a practicing attorney, then becoming a paralegal may be just the thing for you.  (Learn More)

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Why get certified?

The Certified Kentucky Paralegal Program is a great step to take and we have been hearing that there are employers now looking at the certification as a positive, additional commitment toward our profession. 

A Certified Paralegal signifies that a paralegal is capable of providing superior services to firms and corporations. It a sign that a paralegal has the understanding and the background associated with the ethics and the rules needed to be a fully trained and educated paralegal.  (See More)

How to start.
There has never been a more exciting time to become a paralegal.  (Learn how)
Current Events

GLPA - For CLE and event information, visit www.lexingtonparalegals.com.
LAP - For CLE and event information, visit www.loupara.org.
NKAP  - For CLE and event information, visit www.nkyparalegals.org.
SKAP - For CLE and event information, see www.kypa.org/Associations/SKAP and check out SKAP’s Facebook page.
WKP - For WKP CLE and event information, visit: www.westernkyparalegals.com.