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The Kentucky Paralegal Association congratulates the following paralegals who successfully completed the Spring 2021 CKP Examination and earned their CKP credentials: Chasidy D. Bastin, CKP, Zaring & Sullivan Law Office PSC, New Castle, KY; Jessica L. Borders, CKP, Mt. Sterling, KY; Cathy Jo Bowling, CKP, KY Court of Justice (25th Judicial District), Richmond, KY 40475; Harley A. Cook, CKP, King's Daughter's Medical Center, Ashland, KY; April L. Corban, CKP, English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP, Bowling Green, KY; Kristi Dossett, CKP, Morgan & Morgan, Owensboro, KY; Charity M. Foster, CKP, Kriz, Jenkins, Prewitt & Jones, Lexington, KY; Sarah A. Gordon, CKP, Cobie D. Evans Attorney at Law PLC, Smithland, KY; Kathy T. Hoskins, CKP, Ralph W. Hoskins, Attorney at Law, Corbin, KY; Deana M. Lively, CKP, Law Office of Melissa Rodden Mays, Louisville, KY; Wendy N. Lucas, CKP, Bubalo Law PLC, Louisville, KY; Brandy M. Mountjoy-Anderson, CKP, Williams & Towe Law Group PLLC, London, KY; Beth M. Sparks, CKP, Gary C. Johnson PSC, Lexington, KY; and Heather G. Tucker, CKP, Farmer and Wright, PLLC, Paducah, KY.

Fall 2021 CKP Examination: The next Certified Kentucky Paralegal Examination will be offered in November 2021, in conjunction with the KPA's Annual Conference. 


PURPOSE The purpose of the Kentucky Paralegal Association’s Certified Kentucky Paralegal Program is to implement Kentucky Supreme Court Rule 3.700 for paralegals in Kentucky by establishing a procedure for paralegal certification, which will promote competence and high standards of professional responsibility, including the Kentucky Paralegal Association’s Paralegal Professional Standards of Conduct. This is accomplished by setting minimum training, work experience, and education requirements for eligibility to be a designated Certified Kentucky Paralegal. The ultimate purpose of this self-regulation program is to improve the quality of legal service in Kentucky and make it more readily available to the public. Certification of qualifications and commitment to high professional and ethical standards by paralegals will lead to appropriate recognition of the substantial and essential contribution paralegals make to the provision of legal services in Kentucky.

QUESTIONS:  If you have additional questions regarding the KPA's Certified Kentucky Paralegal Program, please contact the Kentucky Paralegal Association Certification Committee (KPACC) directly at POLICY:  View the KPA's Professional Standards and Certification Program Policy HERE.

OFFICIAL CKP ROSTER:  For verification of Certified Kentucky Paralegals in good standing, please contact KPACC at 


Section 9.02 of the KPA Professional Standards and Certification Program Policy lists KPACC-approved CLE sponsors and many offer free or low-cost webinars. In addition to the Kentucky Paralegal Association, KPACC-approved CLE providers include any sponsor conducting activity approved for CLE credit by a local paralegal associations within Kentucky (including GLPALAPNKAPSKAPWKP), national paralegal associations (including NFPANALA), the Kentucky Bar Association, the American Bar Association, or other local, state, or national paralegal or bar associations within the United States. A list of additional CLE providers is posted on the KPA website. Another resource is the KBA's Accredited Programs search page, where you will find a schedule of upcoming KPACC-approved webinars and on-demand programs. 


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

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