Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars for these Upcoming Events in 2015

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.

Each educational opportunity is 1.0 CLE unless otherwise noted.

Thank you to our sponsors: Virginia 529, McCandlish Holton, CT Corporation, University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies, Partner JD, McGuireWoods,  Bay Trust Company, and Planet Depos. 

Date Topic Speaker
January 27, 2015
Dinner Meeting (Williams Mullen)
ECF Conversions and Next Generation Attorney Filing Jackie Quella, U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
February 24, 2015
Brown Bag Lunch (McGuire Woods)
Overview of Ethics Tom Spahn, Esq. McGuire Woods
March 21, 2015
Mini Seminar (Virginia 529)
Trusts & Estates; Legal Research, and Judgment and Analytics  Frank Burke, Bay Trust Company, Michelle Wilson, Paralegal Solutions, LLC
April 21, 2015
Brown Bag Lunch (McGuire Woods)
2015 Legislative Review Various Legislators
May 1, 2015
Law Day Luncheon
Annual Richmond Bar Association Luncheon with a special invitation to RPA members Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Virginia Supreme Court 
May 19, 2015
RPA Law Day Luncheon (McGuire Woods)
The State Corporation Commission – Over 110 years of service to the Commonwealth Deborah V. Ellenberg, Chief Hearing Examiner from the Virginia SCC
June 24, 2015
Brown Bag Lunch (Williams Mullen)
Drone Law Drone Law Team, Williams Mullen
July 22-24, 2015
NALA Convention
NALA 39th Annual Convention, Institutes & Exhibition, Tulsa, OK(up to 11 CLE’s)  www.nala.org
August 26, 2015
Brown Bag Lunch (Williams Mullen)
Approved Domestic Relations Orders for the Virginia Retirement System  Brian Goodman, VRS
September 22, 2015
Dinner Meeting (Markel)
Legal Research Donna Baird, Lexis Nexis
October, 2015 October Month of Service  
October 24, 2015
Fall Seminar – University of Richmond
Various Topics which include Criminal Law, IP & Ethics, Legal Technology, Military Law, and CP Exam Prep Various Speakers
November 10, 2015 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 10, 2015 – Annual Board Retreat

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Tuesday , October 20, 2015

Casual Socials/Mentoring Events

RPA is pleased to offer coffee chats and happy hours to socialize, get to know board members, and to seek mentoring!

Coffee Chat – Monday, November 30, 2015 at the James Center Starbucks from 7:30 – 8:30 AM with Jillian Sherman, ACP.

Happy Hour – Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Kona Grill in Short Pump beginning at 5:30 PM with Jillian Sherman, ACP.

Coffee Chat – Monday, January 25, 2016 at the James Center Starbucks from 7:30 – 8:30 AM with Teresa Clark, ACP.

Stay tuned for more events to come!

RPA Paralegal Week Reception and Annual Meeting

RPA’s Paralegal Week Reception and Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.  The event will be at Southern Season Restaurant, 4901 Seasons Mill Street, Richmond, VA 23230.  The invitation can be found here.

The reception will start at 5:30 pm and the dinner and annual meeting will begin at 6:30 pm.

Please RSVP with your reservation and payment to Angie Willis, ACP before November 6, 2015.

Non-profit association of paralegals in Richmond, Virginia