Kentucky paralegal association

Log in


MAY 19, 2018

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.



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.

An application for membership to the KPA can be sent at the same time as the scholarship application, allowing students who are not currently a member to become a member and meet the application requirements. Student Membership requirements are:  "Any student enrolled in a paralegal training program that would allow them to meet the qualifications for active membership upon acceptance of an application for membership and payment of dues shall become a Student Member of the KPA." The Voting membership references: "A bachelor's or associate's degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA approved paralegal program or a paralegal studies program that is not ABA approved but meets the substantive legal studies requirements pursuant to the ABA guidelines."

The application deadline is May 31, 2018. For more information please click the link: 




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)


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:



  • April 07, 2018 9:30 AM
    Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky
  • April 28, 2018
    St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center, 3861 Olympic Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018
  • November 08, 2018
    THE CENTER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT, 2292 South Highway 27, Somerset, Kentucky


  • There are no forum topics to display.

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

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software