Please join Pacific Northwest Paralegal Association (PNPA) for the upcoming Legal Alliance Dinner Seminar on August 27, 2015, at 6:00 pm. Register now for PNPA's Legal Alliance Dinner Seminar featuring:
Topic: "Weeding Through Oregon's Marijuana Laws"
Speaker: Marjorie A. Elken, Attorney, Zupancic Rathbone Law Group, P.C.
Date: August 27, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Zupancic Rathbone Law Group, P.C., 4949 Meadows Rd., Ste. 600, Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Registration fees are discounted for PNPA members and students of paralegal studies:
PRICE: $15.00 Students
$20.00 PNPA Members
For any questions, please contact Tracey Curtis, PNPA Education Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Francesca Hrenko, PNPA President, at email@example.com.
Credit: Qualifies for 1.0 hour CLE Credit for PNPA, (.15 CLE credit approved by NALA and eligible for 1.0 hour credit for NFPA)
Payment options: 1) send in check or bring it to the Seminar, along with Registration Form, or 2) pay by credit card or Paypal button below, email registration form to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Paralegal Salary Resources
Click each item to link directly to the resource
NALA web site for the biannual National Utilization and Compensation Survey of paralegals
Paralegal Today annual salary survey
United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Robert Half 2015 Salary Guide and link to salary calculator
To learn more, please visit www.wsba.org/LLLT
Questions? Contact Thea Jennings at email@example.com
Date: July 22, 2014Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK FOR THE FLYER
2014 Oregon Paralegal Day is June 27, 2014! Celebrate!
Click here to read the State of Oregon 2014 Paralegal Day Proclamation from the Office of the Governor. PNPA encourages you to celebrate this day and feel honored June 27 is dedicated to the paralegal profession.
NEWSFLASH: Oregon LLLT Task Force Update May 7, 2014
Click Here to review the meeting details, materials and minutes
Click Here to review an interesting new law review article: "Protecting the Profession or the Public? Rethinking Unauthorized-Practice Enforcement"
UPDATE: May 9, 2014: Click Here to review article about how the legal profession isn't serving the need
PNPA is holding the Annual Meeting and Seminar on Saturday, May 17, 2014.
Location: Oregon State Bar, Columbia Rooms A&B; 16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd., Tigard, Oregon 97224: Click here for directions
Itinerary: Planned Itinerary
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Sponsors begin set up
9:00 a.m. Registration Open, Check-In
9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:45 a.m. Introduction and Greetings
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CLE Speaker: Tim Eblen of Eblen Freed, LLP: "Consumer Law for Paralegals"
11:00 a.m. to 11:15 p.m. Door Prize Announcement, Vendor/Speaker, Break
11:25 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. CLE Speaker: Lisa Brauckmiller of Law Offices of Robert Beatty-Walters: "The Nuts and Bolts of Litigation Case Management"
12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Professional Photos by Shannon Moody Photography
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Speaker, Catherine Barkus of E-TERA Consulting, Break and Announcements, Door Prize
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CLE Speaker: Megan Tower, Territory Manager Lexis Nexis for Paralegals: "Tips Tricks, and Litigation Strategies & Solutions"
3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. Annual Meeting
4:10 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Coffee/Tea Reception, Announcements and Installation of New Officers
Seminar Credit: Qualifies for 3 hours of CLE credit for PNPA, 3.0 pending approval by NALA
SPONSORS: Click on each sponsor name for more information: Physician Direct Services, Lehman Court Reporting, PDFDocs, E-TERA Consulting, UNISEARCH, NAEGELI Deposition and Trial, NW Employment Law, Lexis Nexis
SPECIAL OFFER: Click Here for Special Discount from PDFDocs
During the Annual Meeting the following will take place:
There will be no fee to attend the Annual Meeting, however, please RSVP for the annual meeting to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attendance at the Annual Meeting qualifies for 1.0 hour of CLE credit for PNPA, and may be used for renewal of membership, per PNPA Operating Rules. Fee for attendance at the Annual Seminar is listed below.
Forms related to the annual meeting:
Click here for the draft amendments to PNPA's Bylaws
Click here for the draft amendments to PNPA's Operating Rules
Click here for the PNPA Job Descriptions
Click here for Registration Form for the Annual Meeting and Seminar
Photographer registration form will be available at registration
REGISTER HERE FOR ANNUAL SEMINAR
Please join PNPA for its upcoming March Legal Alliance Dinner Seminar.
Topic: Social Media
Speaker: Rebecca Washington, Student Employment and Cooperative Education Coordinator at Portland Community College
Date & Time: March 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Location: Naegeli - US Bank Corp. Tower, Ste. 2020, Portland, OR
As always, you are invited to forward the Registration Form to colleagues and other interested parties who may be interested in learning more about Social Media.
$20.00 Students $35.00 PNPA Members $35.00 Members of other legal associations/organizations $40.00 Non-Members $20.00 Seminar without dinner
Please contact Erin Goetz, PNPA Education Coordinator, at email@example.com with any questions regarding this event. Payment options: 1) Send in Check or bring it to the Seminar, along with completed Registration Form, or 2) pay by credit card or Paypal button by clicking here (scroll to the bottom of the page) and email Registration Form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PNPA Nominations / Elections are under way! Please check your email inbox for the Official Call for Declaration of Candidacy and Nominations for PNPA Officers for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 ("Nomination Form").
It is that time of year when we nominate new officers for PNPA! Please nominate a fellow peer or yourself for an open position. Those nominated must agree to the position and be a member of PNPA in good standing. Any PNPA member can nominate an officer, but only Regular members can be elected to the Board, except for the Associate Director position. An Associate member can be elected as an Associate Director.
There are open positions on committees as well, including the Technology Committee. Please see the list of PNPA Job Descriptions and nominate someone or yourself. (Note: The Technology Coordinator/Technology Committee Chair position Job Description is available upon request. Please send an email to PNPA President Shari Bynum at email@example.com for the Technology Coordinator/Technology Committee Chair Job Description.)
Instructions on how to return your completed Nomination Form are in your email, which was sent by Cari Ramirez, CP, to all PNPA members on January 31, 2014 and February 20, 2014. The deadline for receipt of the Nomination Form has been extended to February 28, 2014. Don't delay! Access your email for the Nomination Form and return it per the instructions. We look forward to receiving your completed Nomination Form!
Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) Board - Washington State Bar Association - Latest Developments
Click here to see the latest developments on the Washington State Bar Association LLLT Board and the new class of professionals who can give legal advice - Limited License Legal Technicians (aka LLLTs or Triple L "Ts"). The last meeting was held March 13, 2014. Continue to check back for the latest developments of the LLLT Board in Washington State. See our Calendar for upcoming meetings. The LLLT Board will meet again on April 17, 2014, from 2-5 pm, at the Washington State Bar Association Office, 1325 Fourth Ave., Ste. 600, Seattle, WA.
Limited License Legal Technicians Task Force - Oregon State Bar - Latest Developments
Click here to see the latest developments related to the Oregon State Bar Legal Technicians Task Force. The last meeting was held January 24, 2014, with the goal of having a report to the Board of Governors in early 2014. Continue to check back for the latest developments on this new class of professionals. Interested in attending the OSB Legal Technicians Task Force meetings? Check our Calendar under News & Events to see what upcoming meetings are scheduled.
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