NEWLY ELECTED KPA 2016-2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Kentucky Paralegal Association is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for the July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 Term.
Please join us in congratulating the new Officers and Directors representing KPA members across the Commonwealth.
LINK TO 2016-2017 BOARD MEMBERS
CONGRATULATIONS NEW CKPS
The KPA wishes to congratulate our newest CKPs who earned their credentials after successfully completing the May 20, 2016 CKP Exam: Silver L. Love, CKP, LaGrange, KY: Janie G. McKinney, CKP, English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP, Bowling Green, KY 42101; Janet L. Nall, CKP, HMS Global Maritime, Inc., New Albany, IN 47150; Beverly H. Rawlings, CKP, Net Law Group, Inc., Louisville, KY 40243; Allyson R. Teas, CKP, Law Office of Jeffrey P. Alford, Paducah, KY; Megan V. Venegas, CKP, Blackburn, Domene & Burchett, PLLC, Louisville, KY; Kabrenda L. Warfield, CKP, Commonwealth Attorney's Office, Louisville, KY; and Kelly M. Williamson, CKP, Lindhorst & Dreidame, Cincinnati, OH.
The KPA's Official Certified Kentucky Paralegal (CKP) Roster can be found under the CERTIFIED KENTUCKY PARALEGAL tab and at this LINK.
KPA 2016 PARALEGAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The KPA Paralegal Student Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for the KPA 2016 Paralegal Student Scholarship. The Scholarship is open to any student member of the KPA enrolled in an ABA-approved paralegal program, or an approved paralegal program that is not ABA-approved but meets the substantive legal studies requirements pursuant to the ABA guidelines. Additional eligibility requirements are set out in the Scholarship application. The Scholarship recipient will receive a $1,000.00 college scholarship, free KPA membership for first year after graduation and an invitation to attend the KPA Conference in November, with no registration fee required. The Scholarship First Runner-up will receive free KPA membership for first year after graduation and an invitation to attend the KPA Conference in November, with no registration fee required. Scholarship applications are due no later than May 31, 2016. Click here for the 2016 Scholarship application.
If you have questions regarding the Scholarship, please contact the Director of Student Relations, Melanie Chenot, at Melanie@ortlaw.com.
SAVE THE DATE!
KPA 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
NOVEMBER 3-4, 2016
BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY
Watch the KPA website for additional information coming soon.
FALL 2016 CERTIFIED KENTUCKY PARALEGAL (CKP) EXAM
NOVEMBER 5, 2016
BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY
The KPA's next Certified Kentucky Paralegal (CKP) Examination will be held in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Saturday, November 5, 2016, in conjunction with the KPA Annual Conference. An Exam Prep session will be offered prior to the exam. Additional information, including eligibility guidelines, application requirements and study materials, is posted under the CERTIFIED KY PARALEGAL tab. Additional information regarding testing location, Exam and Exam Prep session schedule, and application deadline will be posted on the KPA website when available. If you have additional questions after reviewing the materials posted on the website, please contact the Kentucky Paralegal Association Certification Committee (KPACC) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOOKING FOR CLE CREDITS?
Check out the CLE Programs being offered by local paralegal associations across the Commonwealth. A list of upcoming events can be found under the Local Association CLE/Events tab below.
In addition to CLE programs offered by local paralegal associations across Kentucky, here's some options for earning KPACC-approved CLE credits:
- Lexis offers Live and On Demand webinars at no charge. Please note: Many Lexis On Demand webinars are 25 to 35 minutes in duration and require completion of two (2) webinars for eligibility for a 50-minute credit. For a listing of webinars, see http://www.lexisnexis.com/webinarcenter/home.page.
For a list of other CLE providers, visit the KPA's Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Provider Links page.
Important reminders for CKPs - Under Section 9.02(A)(3) of the KPA’s Professional Standards and Certification Program policy, a maximum of four (4) credits earned per calendar year for technologically transmitted activity may be applied to meet the minimum yearly requirement set forth in Section 9.01(A). As with all credits, Section 9.01(F), requires proof of completion of technologically transmitted activity. Be sure to verify the availability of supporting documentation prior to registering for webinars.