NALA CLE credit for writing or reading articles

Changes to the CLE Requirements Effective January 1, 2019 CLE for Published Articles: Certified Paralegals will be awarded three CLE hours for an individually-authored article of at least 1,000 words published in a legal publication in accordance with NALA Facts & Findings Editorial Guidelines (2014) or similar published guidelines. Hours for articles with more than one author will be awarded […]

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News from NALA re automatic one year extension for recertification requirements

One-year Certification Extension: The automatic one-year extension to meet recertification requirements will no longer be provided to Certified Paralegals. Certified Paralegals will receive a courtesy reminder via e-mail one year prior to the expiration date. In addition, courtesy reminders will be sent via e-mail at three months, two months, and one month prior to the expiration date of the certification. […]

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WPB Free 2.0 CLE/Lunch Event 11/6/18 ACEDS South Florida Chapter: Negotiating eDiscovery Requirements and Requests

Join the ACEDS South Florida Chapter for a CLE panel hosted at Greenberg Traurig West Palm Beach office. Click here to learn more and to register. When: Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET Where: 777 S Flagler Drive #300 East West Palm Beach, Florida  33401 United States Contact: ACEDS customerservice@aceds.org 844-992-2337 Lunch will be served.  Panel Agenda: FRCP […]

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Important Information Re: Posting CLE Credits with The Florida Bar

I originally posted this article in April 2012, just this morning, I was contacted by another FRP who had her FRP terminated due to confusion about CLE posting…  Recently, a local paralegal logged on to the Florida Bar’s website to post new CLE credits, only to discover that her account no longer existed. After making some calls, she found out […]

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7 Day Free Trial – Perfectly Paralegal Elite Community

Have you heard about Perfectly Paralegal Elite? It’s a special Facebook beta project community with lots of benefits just for you! Here are just a few of the benefits Elite members will receive each month: ♥️ Each month we will feature a brand new CLE on fresh and relevant topics packed with superstar paralegal knowledge to help you stay Perfectly Paralegal. […]

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From NFPA: Legal Assistance for Military Personnel Webinar 10/18/18

Legal Assistance for Military Personnel webinar The ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) is hosting a FREE CLE on October 18. You may attend in-person or by webinar. This is an educational program for lawyers on current developments in the areas of military and veterans’ law. Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Holland & Knight, 50 North Laura Street, Suite […]

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HITECH Act Resources (a/k/a how to pay less for medical records)

These are some resources I have put together that have FAQs, sample documents and more. If you have a resource you’d like to add, please email me at LMC@perfectlyparalegal.com The HITECH Act Summary HITECH Act – getting medical records for cheap – A guide by the Locke Firm – has lots of samples and also responses and resources for dealing with […]

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FL Courts E-Filing Portal Announcement Regarding Hurricane Michael

Due to the potential impacts of Hurricane Michael predicted to hit the Panhandle, there will be limited availability of the E-Portal Service Desk on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  However, it is anticipated that the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal (Portal) will continue to operate as usual during this time.  Please watch the Newsfeed on the Portal log-in page for any updated […]

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Hillsborough, Orange, Palm Beach, Pasco & Pinellas Counties offer Free Property Fraud Alert Service

(Updated 10/9/2018) Property Fraud Alert, is a free service that helps people protect their property from fraud by monitoring documents such as deeds and mortgages recorded within the county. Sign up, today! Protect Yourself with Property Fraud Alert – for FREE! Register to receive free alerts when a document such as a deed or mortgage is recorded with our office […]

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