Upcoming events

    • April 05, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • TCALC Building, 500 SW Tuffy Kellogg Dr., Room 121, Topeka, KS
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    REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

    The Kansas Paralegal Association, District 2 is hosting our Annual Mini-Seminar & Luncheon on Friday, April 5, 2019 starting at 11:30 am to be held at the USD 501 TCALC Building, located at 500 SW Tuffy Kellogg Drive, Room 121 (just north of the Hummer Sports Complex/Capitol Federal Natatorium area near SW 6th Ave and SW Randolph Ave.)  SEE MAP HERE.

    We have an afternoon packed with 3 great speakers (see scheduled below). Three (3) hours of approved CLE credit through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) has been approved.

    Lunch is included with your registration.  We ask that lunch reservations be received by April 2, 2019 at Noon.  Please see the attached Seminar Brochure for more information. 

    MINI-SEMINAR SCHEDULE:

    • 11:30-12:30 -- Lunch/Registration
    • 12:30-1:30 -- Session 1: Jennifer Montgomery, Public Affairs Director and Director, Human Trafficking Education and Outreach, Kansas Attorney General's Office.  
      • Ms. Montgomery will address sex trafficking and labor trafficking, where these occur, Kansas-specific statistics, risk/vulnerability factors in youth population, recruitment techniques used by traffickers, red flags and indicators, how to report, and will provide information about Kansas laws and the state's Human Trafficking Advisory Board.
    • 1:30-1:40 -- Break
    • 1:40-2:40 -- Session 2: Karan Thadani, Chief of Prosecution, City of Topeka Criminal Prosecution Division. 
      • Mr. Thadani will provide an overview of the function of the City Prosecutor's Office, and will discuss the City of Topeka's Clean Slate Day (an opportunity for a fresh start for people with Municipal Court offenses) and Alternative Sentencing Court (a program that steps in to help offenders with mental health needs receive treatment and help them avoid re-committing crimes).
    • 2:40-2:50 -- Break/Raffle Drawing
    • 2:50-3:50 -- Session 3: Shelley Ramos, Executive Director of CASA of Shawnee County and Shawnee County Citizen Review Board
      • An overview of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and the Citizen Review Board program.  CRB's review the status of cases involving children in the child welfare or juvenile justice system and assess progress towards the goals established in the child's case plan.  The CRB program in the 3rd Judicial District (Shawnee County) is administered through CASA and the District Court.  The Kansas Supreme Court has established standards for CRB program operations.
    • 4:00-4:30 -- Adjourn

    FEATURED CHARITY: Topeka Rescue Mission Children's Palace:

    Mini-Seminar attendees are encouraged to bring item donations to benefit the Topeka Rescue Mission Children's Palace which provides a safe, fun, and educational atmosphere for children to receive care and love while living in or previously experiencing homelessness, chronic stress, or other life trauma. 

    MINI-SEMINAR RAFFLE BASKET:

    Enter to win a beautiful Spring themed basket.  You can purchase tickets in advance via registration or purchase them at the door.  Tickets are $1.00 per ticket or $5.00 for 6 tickets.

    If you have any questions, please contact KPA District 2 Director, Margaret Vega at district2director@ksparalegals.org.

    • April 06, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS 66044
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    Bi-Monthly Meeting of the KPA Board of Directors.

    • June 08, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS 66044
    Register

    Bi-Monthly Meeting of the KPA Board of Directors.

    • June 14, 2019
    • 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
    • DoubleTree by Hilton, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS 66044

    KPA 42nd Annual Meeting & Seminar

    DATE: Friday, June 14, 2019

    LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS

    EVENT SCHEDULE:

    7:45-9:00             Breakfast & Registration

    8:00-8:30             KPA 42nd Annual Membership Meeting

    9:00-10:00           Early Morning Workshops

    • Immigration Law
    • Medicaid

    10:00-10:20         Break

    10:20-11:20         Late Morning Workshops

    • Mass Tort Litigation
    • Kansas Probate in a Nutshell

    11:20-11:40         Break

    11:40-12:40         Luncheon Keynote Speaker - Stan Hazlett, Kansas Disciplinary Administrator's Office

    12:40-1:10           Luncheon, Awards, Presentation to Annual Seminar Charity (Lawrence Community Shelter), Induction of New Board Members

    1:10-1:30              Break

    1:30-2:30              Early Afternoon Workshops

    • Ethics & Information Technology
    • Estate Planning

    2:30-2:50              Break

    2:50-3:50              Late Afternoon Workshops

    • Insurance Defense Litigation
    • DPOA's and Conservatorship/Guardianship

    3:50-4:00              Afternoon Break

    4:00-5:00              Social, Auction & Door Prizes

    THE EVENT

    • The event will open with the Annual Meeting of the current Membership of the Kansas Paralegal Association.  Only current KPA members are permitted to attend the Annual Meeting.

    SPEAKER SESSIONS

    • The seminar features a 2-track session format focusing on a general track of various topics and an advanced track to meet the varying needs of our attendees.  The 2019 Advance Track topics focus on the subject of Life Planning/Elder Law for Paralegals.

    REGISTRATION

    • Full day registration includes 5 CLE sessions, breakfast, lunch, and all day beverages. 
    • Half day registration includes 3 CLE sessions, lunch, and beverages.
    • Student registration rates are available to any paralegal/legal studies student currently enrolled in a paralegal/legals studies program.  Registration information must include the name of the educational institution.

    CLE CREDIT

    • CLE credit through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) has been approved - including 2 Ethics credits. CLE certificates will be distributed after conclusion of the event.

    PAYMENT

    • Payment can be made by debit or credit card via the website, or by check payable to the Kansas Paralegal Association and mailed to KPA at P.O. Box 1902, Topeka, KS  66601.


Past events

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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Kansas Paralegal Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. PO Box 1902, Topeka, KS  66601

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