KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

KPA's 32nd Annual Conference

We will be hosting a 1/2 day seminar along with our membership meeting on November 14, 2020.  Please keep an eye out for our registration form in the upcoming months.

The Founders Award will also be presented during our 1/2 day seminar.  You should be receiving an email soon requesting nominations.



KPA 31st Annual Conference Session II Free CLE Webinar “Immigration”

The KPA 31st Annual Conference Session II CLE Webinar “Immigration” is available on the KPA’s YouTube channel. More information and access to the webinar is available via this link: Immigration Webinar

2020 FALL CERTIFIED KENTUCKY PARALEGAL (CKP) EXAM

The KPA's Fall Certified Kentucky Paralegal Examination is currently scheduled for November 14, 2020, in Louisville, Kentucky. The deadline for applications is November 2, 2020

Additional information, including the time and testing site, will be posted here when available. The KPA is working closely with the testing administrators to accommodate all social distancing requirements and all necessary COVID precautions. In the event the Examination must be cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic, all applications submitted for the Fall CKP Examination will carry forward to the Spring 2021 CKP Examination. 

If you have questions regarding the CKP Examination and/or the ongoing certification requirements for Certified Kentucky Paralegals, please contact the KPA's Certification Committee at certification@kypa.org. 

To access the CKP Examination Application and study materials please use the Certified KY Paralegal tab above and scroll to the bottom of the page.


UPCOMING EVENTS

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CONGRATULATIONS NEW CERTIFIED KENTUCKY PARALEGALS

The Kentucky Paralegal Association congratulates the following paralegals who earned their CKP credentials after successfully completing the Spring Certified Kentucky Paralegal Examination on May 18, 2019: 

Rachel N. Gaines, CKP, Morrin Law Office, Richmond, Kentucky; Taylor Marie Gilmore, CKP, Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP, Lexington, Kentucky; Amy L. Hoagland, CKP, Fultz Maaddox Dickens PLC, Louisville, Kentucky; Melinda D. Langham, CKP, Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC, Huntington, West Virginia; Jessica S. Miller, CKP, Adams Law Firm, PLLC, Madisonville, Kentucky; Rachel G. Risinger, CKP, Fultz Maddox Dickens PLC, Louisville, Kentucky; Erika M. Santoro, CKP, Arnold Law, PLLC, Louisville, Kentucky; Robin R. Voss, CKP, Sheehan, Barnett, Dean, Pennington, Dexter & Tucker PSC. Danville, Kentucky; and Elizabeth A. Warren, CKP, Morgan, Collins, Yeast & Salyer, PLLC, Somerset, Kentucky. 


PURPOSE OF KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

The purpose of the Kentucky Paralegal Association is to:

      • Serve as a unified voice for Kentucky paralegals on any and all issues affecting their profession in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of the KPA;
      • Encourage educational programs and training of paralegals and promote continuing legal education of paralegals in the legal profession;
      • Cooperate with the Kentucky Bar Association (“KBA”), American Bar Association (“ABA”) and local bar associations;
      • Cooperate with the local paralegal associations and student paralegal associations within the Commonwealth of Kentucky;
      • Promote ethics and high standards of professionalism in compliance with Kentucky SCR 3.700 and in accordance with the KPA’s Paralegal Professional Standards of Conduct;
      • Inform paralegals of developments in the paralegal profession and act as a forum for exchanging ideas and disseminating information;
      • Encourage the expanded use and full utilization of paralegals in all aspects of the legal profession; 
      • Further promote the working relationship between paralegals and attorneys in law offices, corporations and government agencies; and
      • Increase the awareness of the public, the judiciary and the legal community of the scope of paralegal responsibilities. 

 

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

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