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Announcements, News & Resources

The Florida Registered Paralegal Enrichment Committee is charged with developing education programming, creating networking and social events to foster camaraderie among FRPs, and raising awareness of the FRP program and the benefits of FRP membership. Email staff with questions or call 850-561-5793.

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News & Announcements

FRP Day at Annual Convention, Friday June 21!

Join us for FRP Day at The Annual Florida Bar Convention, Friday, June 21, 2024 at Signa by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria.

Agenda

Time Event
9:00–11:00 a.m. FRP Eligibility & Compliance Committee Meeting
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. FRP Enrichment Committee Meeting
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. CLE: Surgery to Discovery and Avoiding Litigation in Probate, Trust, Guardianship, and Estate Planning

  • Course number: 8406
  • Speakers: Joshua H. Rosenberg, Esq. and Elizabeth Alfieri, RN
  • CLE credit: 2 hours general,  0.5 hours ethics, 2 hours Wills, Trusts & Estates Certification
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Florida Registered Paralegal Mixer and FRP of the Year Award Presentation

The CLE seminar is complimentary, but registration is required. When registering for Convention, select “Limited Pass” and then make your comp selection.

Register for FRP CLE

FRP Times

The Spring 2024 issue of the FRP Times has been published.

Past Editions

Connect

Have ideas for the FRP Enrichment Committee? Reach out to one of our subcommittees and share them!

FRP AWARENESS SUBCOMMITTEE

Brittany Shaw, chair
Kelly Purcell, vice chair

NEWSLETTER FRP CORNER SUBCCOMMITTEE

Jennifer Diminich, chair
Michelle Arty , vice chair

CLE SUBCOMMITTEE

Aracely Mayorga-Felix , chair
Danielle Spradley, Esq., vice chair

SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE

Frank Springer, chair
Jennifer Heape, vice chair
Rebecca Shriver, FRP Award Support

FRP REGULATION SUBCOMMITTEE

Jessica Peter, chair
Irma Tharp, vice chair

FRP SOCIAL MEDIA SUBCOMMITTEE

Lily McLane-Dalton, chair
Tonya Wood, vice chair

Paralegal Organizations

Florida Registered Paralegals looking to “connect” on a local level can reach out to paralegal associations that are a little closer to home:

Central Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 1107
Orlando, FL 32802
407-672-6372

Dade County Bar Association
123 NW 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33128

Northeast Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.
221 N. Hogan Street, Box 164
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Northwest Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 1333
Pensacola, FL 32591-1333

Orange County Bar Assoc., Paralegal Section
880 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-422-4551
Fax: 407-843-3470

Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc.
P.O. Box 11081
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Phone: 727-245-0072

South Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.
123 S.E. 3rd Avenue, #367
Miami, FL 33131

Southwest Florida Paralegal Association., Inc.
P.O. Box 2094
Sarasota, FL 34230-2094

Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 2840
Tampa, FL 33601

FRP Continuing Education

The Florida Registered Paralegal Enrichment Committee provides free CLE every month! You must register to attend.

CLE presentations presented by The Florida Bar and the various sections, divisions, and committees of The Florida Bar are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed are those of the presenters individually and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion of The Florida Bar or its sections, divisions or committees. The Florida Bar does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy, or completeness of the information presented.

Recent CLE

CLE for May 2024

Title: Developing Durable Skills: Professionalism and Ethics
Course: 8492
Credits: 1 hour general credit; .5 hour ethics; .5 hour professionalism

CLE for April 2024

Title: Florida’s Capital Postconviction Process
Course: 8446
Credits: 1 hour general credit; 1 hour Criminal Trial and Criminal Appellate Certification Credit

All FRP CLE

The Florida Bar 2024 Annual Convention FRP Event Sponsors

Platinum

Searcy Denney sponsor card

Gold

ColeScottKissane Sponsor Card
Maxa Reporting Sponsor Card

Silver

Horizon Sponsor card for FRP

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you want to reach a dynamic group of individuals and show your support for the paralegal profession here in Florida, now is your opportunity. Connect with FRPs across the state by becoming a sponsor!

Sponsorship Levels

  • Platinum: $1,500 – Event signage and announcement, FRP Corner (logo), FRP Times (full page), with multiple social media posting across all platforms.
  • Gold: $1,000 – Event signage and announcement, FRP Corner (logo), and FRP Times (half page), with a number of social media posting across all platforms.
  • Silver: $500 – Event signage and announcement and FRP Corner (logo).
  • Bronze: $250 – Event signage and announcement.
  • CLE Sponsor: $350 – Sponsor a single CLE webinar (Zoom platform) with introductory remarks and closing signage.

Become an FRP Sponsor

Thank you to our Winter Meeting Luncheon Sponsor for the FRP Enrichment Committee