Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars for these Upcoming Events in 2016

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, CT Corporation, University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies, Partner JD, McGuireWoods,  Bay Trust Company, and Planet Depos. 

Date Topic Speaker
January 26, 2016
Dinner Meeting (Williams Mullen)
Accident Reconstruction Kevin Theriault, Crash and Safety Consultants
February 24, 2016
Brown Bag Lunch (Williams Mullen)
Federal Court 101 Ashley Davis, Allen & Allen
March 19, 2016
Mini Seminar (Virginia 529)
Legal Project Management  Clarissa J. Corbin, President and CEO of Projections Consulting, Inc.
April 26, 2016
Brown Bag Lunch (Williams Mullen)
2016 Legislative Review Delegate Roxann Robinson
May 2, 2016
Law Day Luncheon (Omni Hotel)
Annual Richmond Bar Association Luncheon with a special invitation to RPA members ($29) Hon. Roderick C. Young, U.S. Magistrate Judge
May 10, 2016
RPA Law Day Luncheon (Williams Mullen)
TBD Judge Vanessa Jones, Chesterfield County Juvenile Domestic Relations Court
June 22, 2016
Brown Bag Lunch (McGuire Woods)
Covering Out of State Depositions Matt Ridge, Halasz Reporting
July 13-15, 2016
NALA Convention
NALA 40th Annual Convention, Institutes & Exhibition, Las Vegas, Nevada  www.nala.org
August 24, 2016
Brown Bag Lunch (Williams Mullen)
Adobe for Paralegals  Jillian Sherman, ACP, Virginia Retirement System and RPA Board Member
September 20, 2016
Dinner Meeting (Hunton)
Adoption Susan Brewer, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
October, 2016 October Month of Service  
October 19, 2016
Brown Bag Lunch (McGuire Woods)
TBD (Ethics) Mike Kostiw, AECOM
November 8, 2016 Reception and Annual Dinner Meeting No Speaker, Reception includes celebration of Paralegal Week activities, Annual Meeting includes Election of 2016 Board, awards, and Annual Reports


Executive Board Meeting Dates:

Saturday, January 23, 2016 – Annual Board Retreat

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday , October 18, 2016

2016 Spring Seminar

Seminar 2 Photo

March 2016 Mini Seminar (1)

Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9:00am -12:30pm

Speaker: Clarissa J. Corbin, MOS, MCTS, MCT, ITIL 2011, PMP; President & CEO of Projections Consulting, Inc.

Topic: Legal Project Management

Place: Virginia529 College Savings Plan in the multi-purpose room. 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, Virginia

Cost: Members $25.00
Non-Member $35.00

RSVP by March 14

Please note we will also be collecting snacks for the Greater Richmond SCAN at this meeting.  

January Dinner Meeting

Dinner Meeting January 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 — 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Speaker:  Kevin Theriault from Crash & Safety Consultants

Topic: Accident Reconstruction

Place: Williams Mullen, 200 S. 10th Street, Suite 1600, Richmond, Virginia

Time: Dinner & business meeting at 6:00pm; speaker at 6:30pm; door prize drawing at 7:30pm

Cost: Members $11.00 (checks payable to RPA)
Non-Member $16.00 (checks payable to RPA) (Dinner Cost + $5 non-member fee)

*First time non-member meeting attendees are eligible for member cost.
**Second time or more non-member meeting attendees pay non-member cost.

Dinner:  Baked potato bar, seasonal fruit, garden salad, and cookies from Boss Chi Catering

RSVP no later than Thursday, January 21st with payment for the dinner to the address on the flyer.

Advance reservation is required.

Please note we will also be collecting snacks for the Greater Richmond SCAN at this meeting.  Please see the flyer attached to the dinner invite for more details.

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!

Non-profit association of paralegals in Richmond, Virginia