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Welcome to the Las Vegas Valley Paralegal Association (LVVPA).

The LVVPA is a professional association for paralegals and legal assistants in the Las Vegas Valley.

We paralegals, working together with dedication and devotion, hope to promote the advancement of the paralegal profession in the Las Vegas community and surrounding areas, statewide, and nationally.

This can be accomplished by promoting our presence in the legal community, and encouraging high professional and ethical standards in the education, training, and the employment of qualified paralegals.

LVVPA is affiliated with the National Association of Legal Assistants/Paralegals (NALA). Learn More


LVVPA - Holiday Meeting - THURSDAY, December 15, 2016 @ 6 PM

The Holiday Meeting is scheduled for THURSDAY, December 15, 2016. 

Location:  Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber & Schreck, 100 N City Parkway, Suite 1600, Las Vegas

Time:    6 pm

Our guest speaker is Audrey Rosenstein from Peggy's Attic.

This is the Christmas Meeting for Members Only. See the attached flyer.


LAS VEGAS VALLEY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

Connie Valentine, President

Dawn Waddoups, CP, Vice President

Ying Pan, CP, Secretary

Jeanette Lacker, Treasurer

Conni Hebert, ACP, NALA Liaison

 

PO Box 335

Las Vegas NV 89125-0335 (PLEASE NOTE NEW ADDRESS)

http://www.lvvpa.org

CP and ACP, Certified Paralegal and Advanced Certified Paralegal, are trademarks of the National Association of Legal Assistants/Paralegals (NALA).  Their use is permitted by those who have met and maintained national certification requirements. LVVPA is an affiliate of NALA. http://www.nala.org/

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2017 NALA Convention, Orlando FL, July 19-21

The 2017 Annual NALA Convention will be held in Orlando FL , July 19-21, 2017.

More information will be available at the NALA website for this event!

 

 

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Nevada

 

·         to check our webpage for events, notices, and other important information –  click here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/sections/paralegal-division/

·         to sign up for CLE near you to increase your knowledge in your practice area – check the State Bar’s CLE calendar here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/cle/liveseminars/

·         to volunteer your time to a cause you are passionate about… the ABA encourages paralegal participation in pro bono work  – ask me for a list of pro bono opportunities for paralegals in your area, and/or check the State Bar’s Access to Justice & Pro Bono page here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/pro-bono/

·         to check out FastCase, an online research tool FREE for members of the State Bar of Nevada, check it out here: https://www.nvbar.org/member-services-3895/member-benefits/fastcase-2/

·         to participate and get involved with the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Nevada – we’ve got a lot to offer!

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·        Upcoming 2016 events:

Ø  Thursday, December 1, 2016 – deadline to sign up for NALA’s Certified Paralegal (CP®) exam: Jan. 2017

Ø  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – Board Meeting (telephonic)

Ø  many exciting events coming in 2017…. stay tuned for details!

 

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·        The Paralegal Journal, Issue I, Summer 2016 – newsletter:

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… check out our newsletter!

https://www.nvbar.org/wp-content/uploads/Paralegal-Division-Newsletter-summer-2016-rev.pdf

 

Submit your articles or other newsworthy items for consideration for the next issue of The Paralegal Journal by emailing Conni Hebert @ chebert@bhfs.com. Consideration will be given to all member and non-member submissions.

 

NALA NEWS

CERTIFIED PARALEGALS

v  On-demand Webinars

The National Association of Legal Assistants-Paralegals (NALA) offers on-demand webinars available online to members and non-members; see below for a list of upcoming webinars. NALA webinars are a fast, convenient, and now an even more affordable way to get the legal education you need.  Continuing education for all paralegals is NALA's mission. Registration is fast and easy! See https://www.nala.org/continuing-education for details on upcoming live courses, self-study courses, and upcoming webinars.

v  Certified Paralegal testing

The Certified Paralegal examination is available Monday-Saturday each day in January, May and September. Applications must be received by NALA no later than the published deadline dates; the January 2017 testing window is fast approaching… you must submit your application by December 1, 2016. To be eligible for NALA’s Certified Paralegal examination, a paralegal must meet NALA’s educational requirements. See www.nala.org/certification/exam-application-and-qualifications for qualification details.

v  2017 NALA Conference & Expo

Save the date! The 2017 NALA Conference & Expo has been scheduled for July 19 - 21, 2017 in Orlando, Florida at the Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive. Registration details are expected to be released in early January 2017. Join paralegals from across the nation and attend the largest paralegal conference in the country. See www.nala.org/conferences/2017-nala-conference-expo for details.

 

Thank you,

 

Conni J. Hebert ACP®

Chair, Paralegal Division

STATE BAR OF NEVADA

 



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