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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

Now accepting articles for 2024 Winter FRP Times

The FRP Enrichment Committee is currently seeking articles and/or stories by you for publication in the 2024 Winter Edition of the FRP Times Newsletter. Submit your article before Dec. 21, 2023.

Kallas receives CFPA’s 2023 Paralegal of the Year Award

Deborah Kallas

The Central Florida Paralegal Association is proud to announce that 2023’s Paralegal of the Year Award goes to Deborah Kallas, paralegal for Brennan Manna Diamond, PL! Please take a minute to learn a little bit about this amazing paralegal rockstar!

FRP Times

The Summer 2023 edition of the FRP Times has been published.

Past Editions


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


Brittany Shaw, chair
Kelly Purcell, vice chair


Jennifer Diminich, chair
Michelle Arty , vice chair


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


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


Jessica Peter, chair
Irma Tharp, vice chair


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

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 November 2023

Title: Attorneys, Paralegals and Expert Witnesses: Preparing for Trial
Course number: 8208
Credits: 1 Hour, General

CLE for October 2023

Title: Pleadings & Motions: Civil Practice Tips & Examples
Course number: 8178
Credits: 1 hour, General


The Florida Bar 2023 Annual Convention Florida Registered Paralegal Event Sponsors





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.

Email Diana Kellogg to become a sponsor.