BOARD OF DIRECTORS
L to R : Pat, Nickie, Kristine, Cathy, Vicky, Tianna
Cathy Silverthorn, FRP
As an affiliated association of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. (NALA), our primary goal is to uphold the ethical, profes-sional and personal standards set forth by NALA.
Application form on "About GCPA" page.
We never charge State fees or dues!
Attention - CLE Seminar for those planning to become CPs
South Florida Paralegal Association is hosting a four-hour seminar 2/27/2016 on Writing the NALA CP Memorandum with Virginia Koerselman Newman, the author of the Certified Paralegal Review Manual and current instructor for NALA. The link to the seminar details is http://www.sfpa.info/event-2138994
Want to carpool to seminar? Contact Vicky at email@example.com
GCPA members are invited to join U.S. Legal Support for a wine and cheese reception followed by a one-hour accredited CLE with HIPAA Privacy Officer, Heather Hughes.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
5:30 - 6:00 reception
6:00 to 7:00 CLE
5644 Tavilla Circle #101, Naples
RSVP Michele Calder, firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, Feb. 4th
February Membership Meeting
February 11, 2016
Michael Lehnert, Esq.
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
“Ethics Guidelines for Paralegals: How to Avoid Violations”
Florida SouthWestern State College
Fort Myers Campus
8099 College Parkway
Change in Meeting Location
Building AA, Room 172
5:30 p.m. Networking
6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. Presentation
7:30 p.m. Meeting and
1 NALA CLE ethiscs credit approved for
CP and FRP attendees
$35.00 Non Members
Please RSVP by February 8th by
e-mailing Cathy Silverthorn, FRP at
Please send your payment
payable to GCPA to:
9 Columbus Avenue
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE FOR THIS MEETING.
Walk-Ins (and nonpaid attendees) are not guaranteed seating or a dinner.
Want to carpool from Naples?
Contact Patricia DeStefano, CLA at
American Bar Association's Definition of Paralegal (1997)
A legal assistant or paralegal is a person qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.
Gulf Coast Paralegal Association, Inc. (2007) All rights reserved.