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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


 2018 Annual Meeting and Election of Officers of LVVPA!

Date:  Tuesday, May 15, 2018
 Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Depo International
703 S. 8th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Speaker: Sydney Smith
Topic: Gambling Addiction Recovery
ALSO: Election of Officers for 2018-2019
Sponsor: Litigation Services

This meeting is approved for 1.0 hrs CLE through NALA.

Positions Open:

Vice President



If attending the meeting, please respond to by Monday May 14th.

Description of Positions

Proxy Ballot




Connie Valentine, President

Dawn Waddoups, CP, Vice President

Jeanette Lacker, Treasurer


P.O. Box 335

Las Vegas, NV 89125-0335 

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.






2018 NALA Convention to be held in St. Louis, MO July 10 - 14th

The 2018 Annual NALA Convention will be held in St. Louis MO on July 10-14, 2018

More information is available at the NALA website from this event!



Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Nevada


·         to check our webpage for events, notices, and other important information –  click here:

·         to sign up for CLE near you to increase your knowledge in your practice area – check the State Bar’s CLE calendar here:

·         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:

·         to check out FastCase, an online research tool FREE for members of the State Bar of Nevada, check it out here:

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



·        The Paralegal Journal, Issue I, Spring 2017 – newsletter:

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… check out our newsletter!


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




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 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 2018 testing window is fast approaching… you must submit your application by December 1, 2017. To be eligible for NALA’s Certified Paralegal examination, a paralegal must meet NALA’s educational requirements. See for qualification details.



Thank you,


Conni J. Hebert ACP®

Chair, Paralegal Division



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