Paralegals Week 2014

Governor Terence R. McAuliffe proclaims October 12-18, 2014, as Paralegals’ Week.

2015 LGPA CONFERENCE

Mark your calendars now to attend the 2015 LGPA Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.

October 7-9, 2015
Location: Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center
6945 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
CLE Credits: 10

For more information, please visit LGPA’s website here.

VAPA/LGPA Joint Conference

October 15-18, 2014
Location: ROANOKE, VA

The Conference is located in Roanoke this year, and as always promises to be not only very educational, but also a lot of fun. There will be many opportunities to make new friends and network with other professionals.

Click here for Conference Brochure 2014 and Schedule.

Click here for Conference Handouts. Registrants are responsible for printing and bringing their own handouts. Notebooks with handouts are available for an additional $10 fee, payable at the time of registration.

VAPA would like to thank its Conference Vendors and Sponsors!

LGPA would like to thank its Reception Sponsors!

CONFERENCE DETAILS:

Hotel:
Sheraton Roanoke Hotel
2801 Hershberger Road
Roanoke, VA  24017
$97/night + taxes
(800) 325-3535
(540) 563-9300
Deadline:  September 15, 2014

REGISTRATION FEES:
$175 – 3 days
$125 – 2 days
$  75 – 1 day
Deadline:  September 30, 2014

2012 Conference Materials

Thursday, October 11, 2012
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
    
Animal Control Presentation
          ~  Shannon Manning – bio

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
     Local Government Regulation ~1st Amendment Rights 
          ~  Mark Flynn, Esquire – bio included with material in link above

11:30 a.m.-12:30 pm.
     Witness Interview Techniques
          ~  Derek Swanson, Esquire

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
     LEGAL WRITING handout
          ~  David Shapiro, Esquire

Friday, October 12, 2012
9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
     Ethics Seminar 2012
           ~  Susan Brewer – bio

10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
     Navigating the Abyss of Free Legal Information
          William Magee – bio

     Discovery         
           ~  Patrick Logan – Bio

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
     Cyber Crimes Presentation Handout-c
          ~  Michael Maschke – bio
          ~  Jesse Lindmar – bio

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
     LexisNexis ~ Business Law Flyer
     LexisNexis ~One Page Product Summary (August, 2012)
     LexisNexis.com ~ At A Glance
          ~  Donna Baird – bio

     Family Law
          ~  Julie Cillo, Esquire
          ~  Melissa VanZile – bio

3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
     Elder Law: Surrogate Decision Making
          ~  Elizabeth Gray – bio

Saturday, October 13, 2012
9:00 am.-10:30 a.m.
     Employment Law
          ~  J.L. Holden – bio

     Forensic Weather
          ~  Zach Daniel – bio

2012 VAPA – LGPA Joint Conference

Virginia Alliance of Paralegal Associations and Local Government Paralegals Association  joint statewide conference scheduled October 10, 2012 thru October 13, 2012 at the Richmond Marriott West Hotel at Innsbrook, 4240 Dominion Boulevard, Glen Allen, Virginia.

Conference registration fees:  $175.00 – 3 days; $125.00 – 2 days; $75.00 – 1 day

Host Associations:  Tidewater Paralegal Association Virginia Peninsula Paralegal Association

CLE credits to NALA and NFPA available.

Includes speakers, LGPA events (board meeing, annual meeting, and reception/dinner), VAPA reception, and vendors.

For more information and to register for the 2012 VAPA-LGPA joint conference, please see the events page!

ACCOMMODATIONS

Richmond Marriott West Hotel at Innsbrook
4240 Dominion Boulevard
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

Reservations:  (804) 965-9500 * (888) 839-0610
Room rate:  $89/night + taxes
RESERVATION DEADLINE:  September 15, 2012

Call the Richmond Marriott West Hotel for reservations.  To get the group discounted rate of $89, let them know you are attending the VAPA/LGPA conference.  

Please remember that the room rate may change for reservations made after September 15, 2012.

VENDORS
Served by Carroll
SELTEK, Inc.
LexisNexis
Capitol Services, Inc.
South University, Richmond Campus
University of Richmond, Paralegal Studies
Capital Reporting Company
Halasz Reporting & Videoconference

Limited to 20 Vendors for the Conference.  

SPONSORS
Mell and Frost, PC
Capitol Services, Inc.
Hester Process Service, Inc.
South University, Richmond Campus
Lawyers Staffing, Inc.

WISH TO BE A SPONSOR OR A VENDOR AT THE VAPA-LGPA JOINT CONFERENCE AND JOIN THE  SPONSORS/VENDORS listed above?

Contact: Teri Reece, RP at: treece@mellandfrost.com  or call: 540-786-4772 for more information.