KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

SPRING CKP EXAM

The Spring 2018 Certified Kentucky Paralegal (CKP) Examination will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Sullivan University's Lexington Campus, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Kentucky.  A review session will be offered from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., and the CKP Examination will be given at 12:00 p.m. The deadline for applications is Thursday, May 10, 2018.

CKP INFORMATION

 

2018 PARALEGAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

This scholarship is open to any student member of the Kentucky Paralegal Association (KPA) enrolled in a paralegal program within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Applicant shall be either: (1) a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and enrolled in a traditional/ ABA approved paralegal program outside the Commonwealth, or (2) be attending an institution of higher education located within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The applicant shall also be enrolled in a traditional/ABA approved paralegal program, with at least 12 credit hours of paralegal course work completed and at least one semester remaining.

The application deadline is May 31, 2018.  Please click on the Application button below for more information:

APPLICATION

KPA 30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 NOVEMBER 8-9, 2018

CONFERENCE CENTER:  THE CENTER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT, 2292 South Highway 27, Somerset, Kentucky (Free parking onsite)

CONFERENCE HOTEL: COURTYARD MARRIOTT, 2254 South Highway 27, Somerset, Kentucky, (606) 679-0090 (Free parking onsite)

RATE: $115.00/NIGHT, PLUS TAXES

Make your hotel reservations early to insure availability and receive the discounted rate**

**Courtesy block of rooms reserved through October 8, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.; reservations made after the cut-off date are subject to availability and will be at the then prevailing rate.  Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours before scheduled arrival without penalty.

Here is the reservation link guests can use to make online reservations: Book your group rate for KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

If you have any conference questions, please contact Conference Chair, Tammy Phelps, at: conference@kypa.org

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • April 28, 2018 St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center, 3861 Olympic Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018
  • May 04, 2018 8:00 AM (CDT) Renee's in Paducah, 2946 Cairo Road, Paducah, KY
  • June 02, 2018 9:00 AM Cumberland State Park, Corbin, KY

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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