Microsoft OneNote for Paralegals – On Demand Training Available Now

As a paralegal, it’s essential to have strong organizational skills and be able to efficiently manage a large volume of information. Microsoft OneNote is a powerful tool that can help you do just that. OneNote is a digital note-taking and organization app that allows you to take and organize notes in a variety of formats, including text, images, and audio […]

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Happy New Year – It’s time to Look Ahead

As the new year begins, paralegals across the country are looking ahead to what the next 365 days will bring. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or you’re a seasoned professional, there are always new challenges and opportunities to be found. One of the most exciting developments for paralegals in the new year is the increasing recognition of […]

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Florida Courts E-Filing Authority Board of Directors Meeting, Thursday, December 9, 2021

Dear E-Filing Authority Interested Parties, The Florida Courts E-Filing Authority Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for December 9, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., EST, by WebEx. Notice can be found on this website, https://www.myflcourtaccess.com/authority/publicnotices.html. The agenda and other materials are posted on this page as they are received: https://www.myflcourtaccess.com/authority/boardmeetings.html . If you wish to join the meeting, the WebEx link can be found […]

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From National Notary – How To Certify A Copy Of A Document

Note: Florida Notaries may not certify copies of vital records or public records if a copy can be made by the custodian of the public record. Updated 9-15-21. Notaries are often asked to certify that a photocopy of an original document is a true and accurate reproduction of the original. However, Notaries aren’t allowed to certify copies in every state. Here […]

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Don’t Forget: Changes Coming to Redaction of Confidential Information

Update from Palm Beach Clerk of Court Beginning July 1, all filers of circuit civil, county civil and small claims court documents will be solely responsible for ensuring that confidential information is redacted or is identified for redaction. In Opinion 20-1765, the Florida Supreme Court amended Rule 2.420 requiring the filer to be solely responsible for identifying confidential information in small claims, […]

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Paralegal Association of Florida Seeks Nominations for 2021 Annual Awards

The Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. (PAF) proudly presents the next annual Awards!  Nominations are OPEN AS OF JUNE 15, and will close on August 15.  Nomination forms are attached to this email and can be found here!  We would love to be FLOODED with nominations – so please nominate your fellow paralegal TODAY!  The three (3) awards will be presented at our PAF 2021 Annual Seminar: ParaLEADER […]

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Reminder: Florida Bar: Florida Lawyers Helpline now available to FRPs

Florida Lawyers Helpline eligibility is now available to ALL FRPs. This free and confidential service connects FRPs with professional counselors. Calls are always free. You may be referred for up to three free telehealth counseling sessions per year to help you develop strategies to overcome life’s challenges, balance priorities, and better handle both personal and professional pressures. The Florida Bar mental health helpline […]

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NFPA Ethics Board Needs Non-NFPA Member Volunteers

The NFPA Ethics Board is accepting Letters of Interest from non-NFPA members! You can learn more about NFPA at www.paralegals.org. Do you know someone that you feel has a personal and professional obligation to educate paralegals, students, the legal community, and, well, everyone about ethics? Do you know someone that enjoys research and writing, and having their opinion heard? NFPA’s […]

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From NNA: A Notary’s guide for claiming mileage deductions at tax time

With tax time just around the corner, it’s important to make sure your records and planned deductions are in order. The NNA has previously covered some basic tax tips for Notaries. Ryan Reeves, an accountant with A Notary On the Go in Florida, along with  David M. Green, a Notary, National Tax Practice Institute Fellow, enrolled agent licensed by the IRS and owner of David M. Green […]

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