San Francisco Paralegal Association

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  • 10/25/2016 2:29 PM | Anonymous

    The SFPA is happy to announce the following election results.

     

    2017 - Directors and Officers

     

    President - Elizabeth Olvera

     

    Vice President - Brian Gallagher

     

    Secretary - Albert Chen

     

    Treasurer - Thomas Farrell

     

    Board Positions

    Dalia Liang Moore

    Trinh Doan Johnson

    Devasta De-Toles Dugan

    Denise Bashline

    Leticia Jimenez

    Olivia Lombard

    Vincent Yasay

    Sarah Herbert

    Hillary Pearsall

     

  • 10/09/2016 10:06 PM | Anonymous

    www.sfpa.com


     

    Dear Voting Members:


         Below is the link to the 2017 Ballot form.  


    Ballot for SFPA 2017 Board.Rev 1.pdf


    Ballots are to be completed only by those who are voting members in good standing who will not be attending Friday’s Annual Meeting.  Ballots must be returned to info@sfpa.com with ELECTION in the subject line and must be received by midnight, Thursday, October 13, 2016.

    •        Elizabeth Olvera respectfully declines her nominations for President and Director-At-Large and will not be seeking 2017 office.
    •        Christopher Zavrel respectfully declines his nominations for Vice President and Director-At-Large and will not be seeking 2017 office.
    •      Susan Jaffe respectfully declines her nomination for Director-At-Large and will not be seeking 2017 office.
    •         Victoria Dimitroff respectfully declines her nomination for Director-At- Large and will not be seeking 2017 office.

    Thank you all for your continued membership and for your continued support.  
    The Association is what you make it; so let's make it great!



  • 10/02/2016 5:59 PM | Anonymous

    Every year, the San Francisco Paralegal Association awards a scholarship prize to a student member of the Association who writes an essay about an issue important to the paralegal profession in California.  This year's prize is $1,000.00.


    The winner of the scholarship will receive the award at the Association's Annual Meeting, to be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the San Francisco Bar Association at 301 Battery Street in San Francisco, CA.  If you have any questions about the scholarship, please send your questions to info@sfpa.com.  We look forward to receiving your essays!


    Rules & Guidelines

    - The Essay Contest is open to all students currently enrolled in a paralegal program, regardless of whether or not they are SFPA student members!

    - Format:  1,000-word minimum, double-spaced, 12-point font.

    - At least three citations/references are required.  They will be checked.

    - One entry per student.

    - Please submit your essay to the SFPA Board of Directors at info@sfpa.com, with ESSAY ENTRY in the subject line, no later than Friday, October 7, 2016.  UPDATE:  The deadline for submissions has been extended to Wednesday, October 12, 2016!

    - Please include in your submission email the name of your school and the expected date of your graduation.


    2016 Scholarship Essay Prompt

    Create an “Introduction to HIPAA Compliance for New Paralegals.”


    If you'd like to download a PDF of this notice, you can do so via the following link:

    Essay Prompt Email 2016.pdf

  • 09/16/2016 12:05 PM | Anonymous

    Below is a link of the 2017 Nomination form.


    Nomination Form 2017.pdf


    Please complete this form (you do not have to nominate someone for every office) and return it to info@sfpa.com or via USPS (ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS ARE PREFERRED) to the address below no later than October 7, 2016.  If sending via email, please type Elections in the subject line. Nominations will also be taken from the floor at the Annual Meeting on October 14, 2016, after which nominations will be closed.


    Return this form no later than October 7, 2016:

    Via email to info@sfpa.com (subject line: Elections)

     

    Via USPS to:

    Elections

    San Francisco Paralegal Association

    1 Sansome Street Suite 3500

    San Francisco, CA 94104

     

    Nominations will be tabulated and ballots provided to the membership by email and at the Annual Meeting. One set of nominations per member. One vote per voting member.

    Questions or concerns? Email to info@sfpa.com, subject: Elections Q&A
  • 05/10/2016 7:37 PM | Anonymous

    Click on the link below for Peter MacLaren's presentation of May 10, 2016. 

     

    2016-05-10_Speaker Notes SF Paralegal Assoc.pdf

     

     

  • 01/05/2016 9:45 AM | Anonymous

    Below is the link to the handout for the 1/26/2016 Trust & Estates Workshop.

     

    Kyle Martin Handout 

     

  • 10/27/2015 6:27 PM | Ian Elkus (Administrator)

    OFFICERS 
                                             

    PRESIDENT - ELIZABETH OLVERA

    VICE-PRESIDENT - CHRISTOPHER ZAVREL

    TREASURER - THOMAS FARRELL

    SECRETARY - BRIAN GALLAGHER

     

    DIRECTORS-AT-LARGE 

     

    TRINH DOAN JOHNSON

    GLORIA CHENG

    SUSAN JAFFE

    DEVASATA DEDE DE'TOLES-DUGAN

    SARAH HERBERT

    COLITA MC CULLOUGH

    KEVIN HAYES

    DALIA LIANG

    DENISE BASHLINE

    VICTORIA DIMITROFF

    OLIVIA LOMBARD 

     

     

San Francisco Paralegal Association • 1 Sansome St., Ste. 3500 • San Francisco, CA 94104-4448 • (415) 946-8935 • info@sfpa.com