Welcome to the FWPA!
The purpose of the FWPA is to promote the professional objectives and goals of paralegals, to encourage, promote and conduct programs of continuing education and professional development and to promote the advancement of high standards of integrity and professionalism for paralegals to the end that both the public and the legal profession are better served.
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Congratulations to our 2022 Award Recipients!
Mandy Sherman, 2023 FWPA President
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Upcoming CLE Events Links
ONLINE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCE*
Cynthia Kent Maragoudakis, Esq.
Joe T. Garcia's - La Puertita (small church)
2141 N Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76164
1.0 hr. CLE
June 22, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
$18.00 FWPA members/$20.00 non-FWPA members
Reservation deadline: June 20th by 5:00 P.M.
For questions, contact Michele Rayburn - 1st VP (Programs)
*ALL ATTENDANCE RSVPs MUST BE MADE ONLINE TO BE REGISTERED. PAYMENTS ARE ONLINE OR BY CHECK. Online payments are through the website. Contact the chair about check payment by mail. Checks must be mailed 1 week prior to the lunch. Payment not received prior to the luncheon will require exact payment be made at the door.
ANY at-door registrations are strongly discouraged and will be $20.00 members / $22.00 non-members. Checks and exact change only accepted at the door. There is a $25 charge for returned checks.
Refunds / credits cannot be given for non-attendance.
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Look for your confirmation e-mail to have a QR Code to check-in at the next GMM - just have it on your phone or a print out to scan at the door!
note that ALL attendees must make a RSVP online through the website
starting January 1, 2022. Deadlines for RSVPs are the TUESDAY prior to
the GMM for proper headcount. Payments for GMMs can be made also online
with your RSVP or mailing a check. (Instructions for mailing when you
Only checks and exact change accepted at the door. Payment not received prior to the lunch will require payment to be made at the door. There is a $25 charge for returned checks. Refunds cannot be given for non-attendance.
FAMILY LAW SPECIALTY SECTION CLE
Presenter: Scott Prescher
"A Paralegal’s Guide to Navigating the World of DFPS and OCOK"
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
1.0 hour of approved CLE - TBLS approval pending
VIA ZOOM - Remote link will be provided following online registration.*
$10.00 FWPA members / $15.00 non-FWPA members
(Refunds or credits cannot be given for non-attendance.)
Reservation deadline: June 12, 2023 by 5:00 p.m.
SPONSORED BY THE FORT WORTH PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION FAMILY LAW SPECIALTY SECTION - 2023 CLE No. 2
*REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS ARE ONLINE
THROUGH THE FWPA WEBSITE
Online payments are strongly encouraged for registration.
If you have questions about registration, please contact:
Summer Chappell - Family Law Specialty CLE Chair
Congratulations to this year's FWPA award recipients!
Paralegal of the Year
Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year
Outstanding Committee Chair
Megan Goor-Peters, TBLS-BCP
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