Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars for these Upcoming Events in 2014

Dinner Meetings are usually held on the 4th Tuesday of every other month at various locations in the Richmond area.

Brown Bag Lunches are usually held on the 4th Wednesday of every other month from Noon to 1 PM at McGuireWoods, 901 E Cary St, Richmond, VA.

Each educational opportunity is 1.0 CLE unless otherwise noted.

Thank you to our sponsors: Virginia 529, Bizport, McCandlish Holton, CT Corporation, University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies, Partner JD, Special Counsel, McGuireWoods, Bryant & Stratton College, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, and Planet Depos. 

Date Topic Speaker
January 28, 2014
Dinner Meeting
Aviation Law Teresa A. Clark, ACP, Sands Anderson PC
February 26, 2014
Brown Bag Lunch
Immigration Law Mike Gladstone, Esq., McCandlish Holton
March 22, 2014
Mini Seminar
Ethics, Gang Reduction and Intervention Program (GRIP), and RPA Social Media Tutorial (at Virginia529); eligible for 2.0 CLE, including 1.0 ethics Michelle Wilson, JC, ACP, Bryant & Stratton College; Amy R. Wight, Director of Special Programs, Office of the Attorney General and Detective Jenkins, Richmond Police Department, Gang Unit; Donna Strauss, ACP and Darlene Yeary, ACP RPA Technology and Website Committees
April 16, 2014
Brown Bag Lunch
2014 Legislative Review (at Williams Mullen) Various Legislators
May 1, 2014
Law Day Luncheon
Annual Richmond Bar Association Luncheon with a special invitation to RPA members TBD
May 20, 2014
RPA Law Day Luncheon
Somali Pirates – 1st Piracy Case in 150 Years (Please invite your attorney to this special luncheon, tentatively at Williams Mullen) John Davis, Esq.,
Williams Mullen
June 25, 2014
Brown Bag Lunch
Family Law – Custody, Visitation, Pets Melissa VanZile, Esq., Barnes & Diehl
July 22, 2014 No Meeting  
July 23-25, 2014
NALA Convention
NALA 39th Annual Convention, Institutes & Exhibition, Charleston, SC (up to 11 CLE’s) www.nala.org
August 27, 2014
Brown Bag Lunch
Title Insurance Katherine Crawford, Virginia Agency Counsel, First American Title Insurance Company
September 23, 2014
Dinner Meeting
October, 2014 Paralegals’ Week Reception (taking place during November)
October 15-18, 2014
Joint Conference
VAPA/LGPA Joint Conference, Roanoke VA www.vaparalegalalliance.org/
November 18, 2014 Reception and Annual Dinner Meeting No Speaker, Reception includes celebration of Paralegal Week activities, Annual Meeting includes Election of 2015 Board, awards, and Annual Reports


Executive Board Meeting Dates:

Saturday, January 25, 2014 – Annual Board Retreat

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tuesday , October 28, 2014


Paralegals Week Proclamations 2014

October 12 – 18,  2014 was proclaimed Paralegals’ Week in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Click below to view the Certificates of Recognition:

Congratulations to all paralegals for your hard work and  contribution to our legal community!

Non-profit association of paralegals in Richmond, Virginia