KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

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PROPOSED CHANGES TO OUR BYLAWS AND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Links to the proposed changes are below.  These changes will be voted on at a special meeting of the Board of Directors on May 18, 2021.

Proposed Bylaw changes 04132021.pdf

Proposed P_P changes 04132021.pdf


SPRING 2021 CKP EXAMINATION

The Kentucky Paralegal Association’s Spring 2021 Certified Kentucky Paralegal (CKP) Examination will be held virtually on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The online CKP Examination Review Session is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The online CKP Examination is scheduled from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Applications and supporting eligibility documentation must be received by Monday, May 10, 2021. The Application fee is $100.

For additional information, visit the KPA's Certified KY Paralegal page.

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 directly at certification@kypa.org.  

UPCOMING EVENTS

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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