Upcoming events

    • September 25, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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    Bi-Monthly Meeting of the KPA Board of Directors.

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    • October 21, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    The Kansas Paralegal Association is hosting a CLE webinar through Zoom on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 12pm to 1pm over updates over the victim rights law in Kansas.

    TOPIC OVERVIEW: Our guest speaker, Michelle McCormick, Director of the Victim Services Division at the Kansas Attorney General’s Office, will be speaking about the different updates and overview of the victim rights laws in Kansas.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

    • Participants will gain an understanding of the history of victim rights in the Kansas legal system and will learn how this may connect to their current work.

    • Participants will become familiar with the Kansas Victim Bill of Rights and understand how it is applied.

    • Participants will learn about the resources for victims of crime available in Kansas and better know how to access these resources for information and referral.

    SPEAKER BIO: 

    Michelle McCormick, LMSW is the Director of Victim Services and Victim Rights coordinator for the Kansas Attorney General’s office. Prior to this, she was the Program Director at the YWCA Northeast Kansas Center for Safety and Empowerment, where victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking are served. Michelle has been an advocate in this field for over 20 years. In addition to her years as an advocate at the YWCA, she previously worked for the Kansas Attorney General’s office from 2009-2016 to develop a certification program for Batterer Intervention Programs (BIP’s). In this role, Michelle assisted in drafting laws and regulations which strengthened the response to domestic violence offenders in Kansas. Michelle has provided professional training to thousands of professionals and community members on the topics of crime victim rights, domestic violence, batterer intervention, human trafficking, sexual harassment, the neurobiology of trauma, and trauma-informed services. Her professional speaking accomplishments include presenting a “Ted Talk” at the TedX Topeka Women’s conference, as well as presenting at national conferences. Michelle has served on the board of Jana’s Campaign and Florence Crittenton, is alumni of “Topeka’s Top 20 Under 40”, and is a graduate of the Leadership Greater Topeka program. Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Emporia State University and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Kansas.

    Remote attendance only!

    • Member Cost: $10
    • Non-Member Cost: $20

    Please register no later than October 20, 2021

    1 hour of CLE credit through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) has been approved for this session.

    ***You will be sent the Zoom meeting ID and password information upon successful registration for the event. ***

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact KPA District !! Director, Abigail Emery, CRP at district2director@ksparalegals.org

    • November 18, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    The Kansas Paralegal Association is hosting a CLE webinar through Zoom on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 12pm to 1pm over updates over the new Kansas laws governing notaries that will take effect January 1, 2022. 

    TOPIC OVERVIEW: Our guest speakers, Clay Barker, Deputy General Counsel, and Jennifer Cook, Head of Business Services, with the Kansas Secretary of State Office, will be speaking about the new laws governing Kansas notaries that will take effect January 1, 2022.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    Laws governing notaries in Kansas are being updated and take effect January 1, 2022. Clay and Jennifer will discuss the changes to the Kansas notary laws. 

    SPEAKER BIO: 

    TBA.  

    Remote attendance only!

    • Member Cost: $10
    • Non-Member Cost: $20

    Please register no later than November 17, 2021

    1 hour of CLE credit through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) is pending approval for this session.

    ***You will be sent the Zoom meeting ID and password information upon successful registration for the event. ***

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact KPA District !! Director, Abigail Emery, CRP at district2director@ksparalegals.org

    • December 04, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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    Bi-Monthly Meeting of the KPA Board of Directors.

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    • February 05, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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    Bi-Monthly Meeting of the KPA Board of Directors.

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    • April 23, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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    Bi-Monthly Meeting of the KPA Board of Directors.

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    • June 04, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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    Bi-Monthly Meeting of the KPA Board of Directors.

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Past events

September 09, 2021 KPA Webinar - Handle With Care - Private Investigators
August 18, 2021 NFPA Region II Social Networking
August 12, 2021 KPA Webinar - Handle With Care - Forensic Psychologists
July 15, 2021 KPA Webinar - Time Management Tips for Paralegals
June 18, 2021 44th Annual Meeting and Seminar
June 05, 2021 KPA June 2021 Board of Director's Meeting
April 29, 2021 KPA Webinar - COVID-19 Effects on General Liability
April 03, 2021 KPA April 2021 Board of Director's Meeting
March 25, 2021 KPA Webinar - Ethics of Working Remotely and Virtually
February 13, 2021 KPA February 2021 Board of Director's Meeting
February 11, 2021 KPA Webinar - Juvenile Criminal Division
January 14, 2021 KPA Webinar - Dred Scott Case
December 17, 2020 KPA Webinar - Guardianships and Conservatorships
December 12, 2020 KPA December 2020 Board of Director's Meeting
November 19, 2020 KPA Webinar - Elder Law and a Paralegal's Role
October 10, 2020 KPA October 2020 Board of Director's Meeting
August 22, 2020 KPA August 2020 Board of Director's Meeting
August 11, 2020 KPA Webinar - Tips & Tricks: Representing a Party in an Unemployment Hearing
July 20, 2020 KPA District 2 Webinar - Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls During Digital Times
June 20, 2020 KPA Annual Membership Meeting
June 04, 2020 KPA Webinar - Making the Most of your NFPA Membership through KPA
May 19, 2020 District 2 Webinar
April 25, 2020 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
March 21, 2020 NFPA Region II - 2020 Spring Region Meeting
February 22, 2020 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
February 20, 2020 District 2 February Luncheon
January 23, 2020 District 2 Luncheon
December 07, 2019 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
December 05, 2019 District 2 Holiday Mixer
October 05, 2019 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
July 18, 2019 District 2 Luncheon
June 14, 2019 42nd Annual Meeting and Seminar
June 08, 2019 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
April 06, 2019 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
April 05, 2019 District 2 Mini-Seminar 2019
February 09, 2019 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
February 01, 2019 District 2 Luncheon
December 06, 2018 District 3 - Annual Holiday Mixer
December 01, 2018 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
November 15, 2018 District 2 - Annual Holiday Mixer
October 06, 2018 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
September 13, 2018 District 2 Luncheon
August 29, 2018 TLP/KPA Mixer
August 11, 2018 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
July 21, 2018 Harvesters
July 19, 2018 District 2 Luncheon
June 15, 2018 41st Annual Meeting and Seminar
June 09, 2018 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
May 17, 2018 District 2 Bi-Monthly Luncheon
May 05, 2018 Harvesters
April 28, 2018 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
April 06, 2018 District 2 Mini-Seminar 2018
March 10, 2018 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
January 20, 2018 Harvesters
January 18, 2018 District II Bi-Monthly Luncheon
December 13, 2017 District 3 Holiday Mixer
December 09, 2017 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
November 17, 2017 District 3 Mini-Seminar 2017
November 16, 2017 District 2 Holiday Mixer
October 07, 2017 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
September 21, 2017 District 2 Luncheon
September 16, 2017 Harvesters
September 16, 2017 2017 Path to Parenthood 5k
August 26, 2017 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
August 11, 2017 TLP/KPA Mixer
July 20, 2017 District 2 Luncheon
June 16, 2017 40th Annual Meeting and Seminar
June 10, 2017 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
May 18, 2017 District 2 Luncheon - May 18, 2017
May 09, 2017 Legal Studies Graduate Reception
April 29, 2017 Harvesters Volunteering
April 22, 2017 Boulevard Brewing Company Tour
April 20, 2017 District 3 Luncheon - April 20
April 07, 2017 District 2 Mini-Seminar 2017
April 01, 2017 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
February 25, 2017 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
February 18, 2017 Harvesters Volunteering
January 19, 2017 District 2 Luncheon - January 19
December 06, 2016 District 3 Holiday Mixer
December 03, 2016 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
November 18, 2016 District 3 Mini-Seminar
November 17, 2016 D2 2016 Holiday Mixer
November 09, 2016 KPA Texas Roadhouse Gift Card Fundraiser (2016)
October 18, 2016 District 2 KBI Lab Tour
October 08, 2016 2016 American Heart Association Heartwalk
October 02, 2016 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
September 21, 2016 Annual Seminar Committee Meeting
September 20, 2016 KPA Certification Study Group (2016-2017)
September 15, 2016 District 2 Luncheon - September 15
August 27, 2016 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
July 14, 2016 District 2 Luncheon
June 17, 2016 39th Annual Meeting and Seminar
June 11, 2016 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
May 19, 2016 District 2 KBI Lab Tour
May 12, 2016 Legal Studies Graduate Reception
April 29, 2016 2016 Joint Conference - Social Event
April 29, 2016 2016 NFPA Joint Conference
April 04, 2016 Annual Seminar Committee Meeting
April 02, 2016 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
April 01, 2016 District 2 Mini-Seminar 2016
March 31, 2016 KPA HamBINGO Social Event
February 18, 2016 District 3 - Luncheon
February 11, 2016 District 2 Luncheon
February 06, 2016 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
December 12, 2015 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
December 10, 2015 D3 2015 Holiday Mixer
November 20, 2015 D2 2015 Holiday Mixer
November 08, 2015 KPA Texas Roadhouse Gift Card Fundraiser
October 27, 2015 KPA Certification Study Group
October 25, 2015 National Pro Bono Week
October 24, 2015 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
October 10, 2015 National Kidney Association Kidney Walk
October 09, 2015 District 3 Mini-Seminar
September 22, 2015 Annual Seminar Committee Meeting (September)
September 19, 2015 American Heart Association Heartwalk
September 17, 2015 District 2 Luncheon
August 29, 2015 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
August 25, 2015 Annual Seminar Committee Meeting
August 22, 2015 KPA Membership Appreciation Tour & BBQ
August 20, 2015 District 3 - Luncheon
August 14, 2015 District 3 Happy Hour Event
July 29, 2015 KPA D2 Advisory Council Meeting
July 16, 2015 D2 Luncheon (Court Updates)
June 12, 2015 38th Annual Meeting and Seminar
June 06, 2015 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
June 04, 2015 June Seminar Committee Meeting
May 21, 2015 District 2 - KPA Luncheon
May 15, 2015 Legal Studies Graduate Reception
April 18, 2015 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
April 16, 2015 District III - KPA Luncheon
April 11, 2015 Harvesters Volunteering
April 09, 2015 KPA D2 Advisory Council Meeting
March 27, 2015 District 2 Mini-Seminar
March 02, 2015 KPA D2 Advisory Council Meeting
February 26, 2015 District III - KPA Dinner - February 26th
February 25, 2015 KPA Seminar Committee Meeting
February 22, 2015 Bowling Party & Membership Drive - District 2
February 07, 2015 KPA Board of Director's Meeting
January 30, 2015 Bowling Party & Membership Drive - District 3
January 27, 2015 KPA Seminar Committee Meeting

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