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Legal Assistants/Paralegals of Southern West Virginia --Ten Years Strong & Growing!

GOVERNOR TOMBLIN DECLARES MAY 25-29
PARALEGAL RECOGNITION WEEK IN WEST VIRGINIA

Paralegal Recogonition Week Proclamation 2015

LAPSWV 2015 ANNUAL SEMINAR & MEETING 
"Using Technology in the Law Office"

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Friday, May 29, 2015
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

BridgeValley Community & Technical College
Advanced Technology Center
1201 Science Park Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303

Think you know everything there is to know about using technology in the law office? Do you use the "Cloud" for storage or backup? Do you know about "Geolocation"? Predictive Coding? Come listen to special guest speaker, Matthew S. Cornick, Esquire, and see the future of technology in the law office and how it will benefit you, your law firm, and your clients.

Seminar is open to paralegals and attorneys. Registration deadline is May 22, 2015. See Registration Form for more information.

A reception will be held at the Charleston CourtYard Marriott on Thursday, May 28, 2015, from 5:30 - 9:00 pm.  More information will be provided as it becomes available.

The annual seminar meets NALA requirements for 6.25 CLE units, including 3.0 Ethics CLE credits, toward maintenance of the CLA/CP/ACP credential by the Certifying Board of NALA for those attendig the entire seminar.

The West Virginia State Bar has approved this seminar for 7.20 MCLE credits, including 7.2 Ethics/Office Management.

For more information, contact Cynthia Kline, ACP at secondvicepresident@lapswv.org or Rhonda Swartz, CLA at nalaliaison@lapswv.org.


NOMINATIONS CLOSED---
FOR LAPSWV 2015 PARALEGAL OF THE YEAR

Nominations for candidates for the LAPSWV 2015 Paralegal of the Year are closed.  Thank you for participating in the nomination process.  Be sure to attend the LAPSWV 11th Annual Seminar and Meeting on Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Advanced Technology Center in South Charleston, WV to find out who will be named LAPSWV 2015 Paralegal of the Year.

 

 

NALA CLA EXAMINATION DATES

 

Examination
Date

Application Filing Deadline

Late Application
Filing Deadline
(With $25 late filing fee)

January 1-31

December 1

December 10

May 1-31

April 1

April 10

September 1-30

August 1

August 10

 

NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Paralegal/Legal Assistant Position Available - Parkersburg, WV (posted 5/11/15)

Employment opportunities are posted to the Members Only section.  Forgot your password or login, contact the system administrator at system.domain.admin@lapswv.org.

Employers and/or companies wanting to post employment opportunities to LAPSWV members may send the employment posting to system.domain.admin@lapswv.org.

 

On May 30, 2014, at its 10th Annual Seminar and Business Meeting in Barboursville, WV, LAPSWV honored J. Renee Clay, ACP as the LAPSWV 2014 Paralegal of the Year in recognition of her many individual outstanding achievements and contributions to LAPSWV and the paralegal profession.

Renee has been a member of LAPSWV since 2005, and served on the LAPSWV Executive Committee as Treasurer and as Second Vice-President from 2009 to 2013.  Between 2010 and 2012, Renee stepped up on two separate occasions to serve concurrently in two different positions when members of the Executive Committee resigned.  As part of her duties as treasurer and second vice president, she chaired the fund-raising committee and membership committee.  Renee also served on the following committees: seminar, audit, CLA study program, Huntington Meet & Greet, and standing rules.  She served as chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee this year.  Renee is a strong supporter of LAPSWV who has used her leadership skills to help the membership grow.

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