Florida Bar Virtual CLE 1/28/21 – Lawyers Responsibilities over Paralegals

The FRP Enrichment Committee brings you another wonderful virtual FREE CLE. The one hour virtual CLE (1 hour General Credit and 1 hour  Professionalism Credit) will take place on, Thursday January 28, 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. To attend the virtual CLE via Zoom Webinar you must register. REGISTER NOW For The Free Virtual CLE.  The FRP Enrichment Committee will be providing a free virtual CLE […]

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Florida Bar call for Florida Registered Paralegal of the Year Award – Deadline March 5

The Florida Bar’s FRP Enrichment Committee is now accepting nominations for candidates for the 2021 FRP of the Year Award. The deadlines for nominations is March 5, 2021 Nominees must be in good standing with the Florida Bar and should demonstrate exemplary leadership skills, provide extraordinary commitment to the goals of the FRP committee and contribute to the profession and […]

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Free CLE: Florida Remote Online Notarization by Florida Bar FRP Enrichment Committee

Topic: Florida Remote Online Notarization, a Beginners Guide for Paralegals Sponsored by: Florida Registered Paralegals Enrichment Committee Date: Thursday August 27, 2020 Time: The CLE will begin at 12:00 pm and conclude at 1:00 pm Cost: Free Speaker: Genna Rubolino, CP, FRP, Florida Notary Public CLE: 1 General/1 Technology Registration is required: CLICK HERE

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Florida Bar FRP News: Continuing Education Reporting Deadlines Extended

The deadlines for FRPs scheduled to report their three-year CE cycle ending in the months of February, March, April, May, June, and July 2020 have been extended to a new reporting deadline of August 31, 2020. NEED CLE? ALL of our CLE on www.PerfectlyParalegal.com is good for FRPs. Need ALL of your CLE? The annual cruise packages give you a LOT to […]

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Update: Advanced Florida Registered Paralegals

Here’s an update on the proposal to create a category called “Advanced Florida Registered Paralegals” designation as part of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program created by Chapter 20 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. Those advanced FRPs would be authorized – under the supervision of a lawyer – to assist clients who engage a law firm for limited representation help […]

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Free Online Career Guidance for Attorneys – know someone who might need help?

Know an ATTORNEY in Florida who may need these services? Free career counseling program for lawyers via computer or telephone from the privacy of your home or office. The next session is on Wednesday, August 14 at 12 p.m. The meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month. Among those who may benefit from participating are: • […]

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Potential Future Upgrades to Florida’s eFiling Portal?

The agency that runs the state courts system’s statewide electronic filing portal and The Florida Bar are going to work together to find — for a price — “value added” services for lawyers. I must confess, it’s been so long since I’ve used the e-Filing Portal that I really thought a lot of these items were already features….. Is there […]

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Florida Bar – Florida Registered Paralegal FRP Dues Notice

Reminder – if your employer is paying your dues for you, please remember to login to your account and confirm that your balance is paid so there are no surprises later. From Florida Bar: The 2019-20 Annual Florida Registered Paralegal paper fee statements have been mailed. You can still pay your fees online by signing in to the MyFloridaBar Member Portal at member.floridabar.org and clicking the “Pay […]

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Are you an FRP? Don’t forget to pay your dues by August 15 to avoid penalties

From Florida Bar: You can now pay your 2019-20 Florida Registered Paralegal fees online by signing in to the MyFloridaBar Member Portal at member.floridabar.org and clicking the “Pay My Fees” button on your profile page. Paying online is the quickest and easiest way to pay your annual fees and stay in compliance with Chapter 20 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar.  Payments postmarked after August […]

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Important Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) Updates from Florida Bar

Important Updates to Chapter 20 The following changes will become effective on March 5th: RULE 20-3.1 REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION Creates new subdivision (a)(6), which expands the registration requirement for lawyers licensed in other states to lawyers who are licensed and members in good standing in other states can be registered paralegals without meeting the minimum paralegal work experience requirement. RULE […]

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