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  • 23 Jun 2016 8:34 AM | Tracey Woolsey (Administrator)

    Know Any Paralegals Who Deserve an Award? 

    Want to see your colleagues--or even yourself--recognized at the NFPA Annual Convention? Nominate them (or, yes, even yourself) for an award! We will present six awards this year, including:

    • The Association Pro Bono Award
    • The Individual Pro Bono Award
    • The NFPA Outstanding Local Leader Award
    • The NFPA Paralegal of the Year Award
    • The William R. Robie Leadership Award
    • The Paralegal Certification Ambassador & Association Award

    Each award recipient will receive formal recognition during the awards luncheon at the Annual Convention, on the NFPA website, in the National Paralegal Reporter and in press releases. 

    Email your nominations to or mail them to NFPA headquarters postmarked by July 1, 2016.  

    More information about awards nominations

  • 17 Jun 2016 11:19 AM | Tracey Woolsey (Administrator)

    Congratulations to the 2016-2017 IPA Officers and Board of Directors. 

    Please join us on July 20, 2016 for the swearing in ceremony at our monthly luncheon.  See our Events page for more details.

    President:  Arlene Morris
    Vice President: Linda McGirr
    Secretary: Lottie Wathen
    Treasurer: Tracey Woolsey

     CLE Director: Everlla Savage
    Education Director: Nichole Miller
    Ethics Director: Jamie Collins
    Job Bank Director: Julie Johnson
    Marketing/PR Director: Laura Thirion
    Membership Director: Debi Binkley
    Newsletter Director: Robert Cooper
    NFPA Primary: Angela Hopson
    Technology Director: Anita Haworth
    Parliamentarian: Beth Wendling
    Monthly Meetings Director: Rhonda Murphy
    Fundraising Director: Tonya Brock

  • 14 Jun 2016 1:42 PM | Tracey Woolsey (Administrator)

    Please see the Election Page located at the bottom of our Home Page!!!!

  • 08 Jun 2016 8:05 AM | Tracey Woolsey (Administrator)

    Thomson Reuters Scholarship Deadline Approaching

    Thomson Reuters has agreed again this year to sponsor the paralegal student scholarships. All completed applications must be post-marked by July 1, 2016 in order to be considered.

    Additional information, including the application and judging criteria for each award, is available on our Awards and Scholarships page.

  • 08 Jun 2016 8:02 AM | Tracey Woolsey (Administrator)

    Support NFPA While Shopping

    Father's Day (June 19th) is just 11 days away! Are you done with your father’s day gifts? If not, shop on Amazon and portion of each sale will benefit NFPA. A link is also available on the NFPA homepage. 

    Happy Father’s Day!

  • 08 Jun 2016 8:01 AM | Tracey Woolsey (Administrator)

    The next API Review Courses begin June 20, 2016. These review courses will assist paralegals in preparing to take the PCCE and PACE. The online review courses run for seven weeks plus a brief pre-course orientation to familiarize students with the website and the First Class platform used by API.

    API courses are taught through computer-mediated distance learning. Students may communicate with instructors or classmates around the clock from their home or office computer.

    Register and purchase the PCCE Study Manual
    Register and purchase the PACE Study Manual

  • 10 Oct 2014 12:01 PM | Tracey Woolsey (Administrator)

    Indiana State Bar Association Board of Delegates voted to approve Rule 9 today without discussion!  Now it goes to the Indiana Supreme Court Rules Committee. Thank you to all of those who have worked tirelessly to get this approved!  This is fantastic news for our profession!!

  • 19 May 2014 1:07 PM | Monica Dabio
    IPA is accepting nominations for 2014-2015 IPA Officers and Board of Directors. The positions listed below are open for nomination. To submit a nomination, please send an email to with the name of the nominee and the position for
    which that person is being nominated. Nominations will close on May 28, 2014. Should you have any questions, please email or

    Monica Dabio, IPA President; Courtney Mills, IPA 2014 Elections Chair

    Continuing Legal Education
    Job Bank
    Marketing/Public Relations
    Monthly Meetings
    Newsletter Editor
    NFPA Primary Representative
  • 17 Jul 2013 11:46 AM | Deleted user

    For the Indiana Paralegal Association, Inc. ~ Officer & Director Swearing in & Awards Ceremony announcement, please click here.

  • 10 Jul 2013 9:10 AM | Monica Dabio
    The June/July 2013 issue of the National Paralegal Reporter is now available in two electronic versions for your viewing pleasure at the NFPA website, Login to the website, choose Publications, then choose National Paralegal Reporter Electronic Issues. The Flash version is a page turning version that looks like a real magazine.

    This is an electronic only version of the National Paralegal Reporter. No hard copy will be mailed to you. This issue and the October/November issue, coming later this Fall, are both part of NFPA's "Going Green" initiative. If you have any questions or comments, please contact me at

    Melissa Marquez Leslie, VP and Director of Marketing
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