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Register Now for Paralegal Day!

Oregon Paralegal Association’s annual Paralegal Day celebration will be held on Friday, June 17th from 5 to 7 pm at Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub. This is a FREE EVENT for all paralegals and OPA members who register by June 10, 2016. OPA will be providing light hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets to every attendee. To register, email the
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Its Official: Oregon Governor Proclaims June 17 as Paralegal Day

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Save the Date – Paralegal Day Celebration!

SAVE THE DATE! Paralegal Day Celebration Friday, June 17, 2016 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. to be held at Kell’s 112 Southwest Second Avenue | Portland, OR 97204   Please join us in celebrating all Oregon paralegals at our complimentary cocktail reception! By Proclamation of the Governor, June 17, 2016 is Paralegal Day! All paralegals are invited to attend for free
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Reminder – It’s a New Membership Year May 1st – Renew Your OPA Membership Now!

The new OPA membership starts May 1st! Please renew your membership with OPA now before it lapses! Here is a link to the 2016/2017 OPA membership application: Membership Application 2016-2017 If you have any questions, please contact OPA’s Membership Chair, Julie Lycklama at: julie@shumsky-backman.com

Paralegal Program Students – Apply for Scholarships Now!

The application for the 2016 National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.’s Thomson Reuters Student Scholarships is available now! Attached is the scholarship application. Typically, $5,000 (one $3,000 scholarship and one $2,000 scholarship) is awarded annually. The number and amount of scholarships to be given shall be determined annually by the NFPA Board of Directors. We would love to see one
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OPA Board of Directors Approved Certification Scholarships for 2016/2017 Fiscal Year

We are excited to announce that the OPA Board of Directors has approved certification scholarships for the 2016/17 fiscal year. At the April 6, 2016 Board Meeting, the Board approved funds for one PACE® Scholarship and one PCCE™ Scholarship to be awarded at the OPA Annual Meeting to be held in November. For details, please see the OPA Certification Scholarship Guidelines and
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Save the Date: NFPA Joint Conference, Wichita, KS (April 29 – May 1, 2016)

Details have been sent to OPA members via e-Blast.

Annual Survey Reports

The Annual Survey Reports are now available for OPA members!  To access, the reports can be found under the Members section, or by clicking this link to take you there directly: http://oregonparalegals.org/reports/

NFPA Award Winners Recognized by Portland Business Journal

Featured in the Portland Business Journal’s People on the Move, is OPA’s own Beth King, Kathleen Miller, Joyce Kent, and Linda Odermott for awards recently received at the 2015 National Federation of Paralegals Associations’ convention. Awards received include: Beth King, Local Leader of the Year Award Kathleen Miller, William R. Robie Leadership Award Joyce Kent, Paralegal of the Year Award
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