North Carolina Paralegal Association
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Need CPE?  View our 2014 Seminar Sessions Video Replays!

From December 1, 2014 through December 12, 2014, NCPA will present video replays of our sessions from the 2014 NCPA Annual Seminar. 
There are 6 sessions, including 1 Ethics session. Paralegals are able to take as few or as many of the sessions as they want. These sessions qualify for one hour of credit each from the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification.  NCPA Members and non-members are invited to participate.
The sessions are: 
  • Trial from Start to Finish for Paralegals
  • Successfully handling a Workers' Compensation Claim
  • Recognizing Legal Issues for Same Sex Clients & Giving Appropriate Advice
  • Assisting with the Probate Process
  • No Working (Unemployment), No Talking (Social Media), No Fun (Even More Employment Laws)
  • Ethics Session - The Hole in Superman's Cape
Each session is $10.00 for NCPA Members, and $15.00 for non-members.
To register, simply click the link below. Registration is open through November 30, 2014. Instructions for logging into the video replay will be sent to you via email approximately 24 hours prior to the replay.  Certificates of attendance will be sent after December 12th.  Videos are hosted by Ruffin Consulting.  While the videos will be available the entire two weeks, 24 hours a day, you may or may not be able to view them at work due to your employer's firewall settings.

Click here to register for the NCPA Seminar Video Replay - December 1 - 12, 2014.
Please contact with any questions.
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The winners of the NCPA Student Scholarship Essay Contest have been announced.  Congratulations to each of you!

Each winner received a monetary scholarship payable to his/her educational program and a free registration to the 34th Annual Meeting and Seminar in Wrightsville Beach, NC from March 20 - 22, 2014  

The winning essays will be published in a future issue of the NCPA FORUM magazine.

Please join NCPA in congratulating these individuals!

1st Place -  $400.00:  Mary Brunk, UNC-Chapel Hill Paralegal Program - Read my Essay!

2nd Place - $300.00:  Jo Ann Reeves, Meredith College Paralegal Program - Read my Essay!

3rd Place - $200.00:  Brenda Lambert, Meredith College Paralegal Program - Read my Essay!

4th Place - $100.00:  Desiree Haulk, Western Piedmont Community College Paralegal Program - Read my Essay!

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Looking for some good reading? Want to know what's going on at NCPA and in the Paralegal profession?  
Read the NCPA FORUM and the AMICUS! 

Click the images below, or visit our Publications page.



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The North Carolina Paralegal Association, Inc. (“NCPA”) is a not-for-profit corporation, formed for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the paralegal profession in the state of North Carolina and throughout the United States of America.  We are a governed by a group of volunteer paralegals. The primary goals of NCPA are:

Assist our members with resources, education and information necessary to provide high quality legal services to attorneys, clients and the community.

Make available to paralegals formal education and continuing legal education to gain knowledge and expertise regarding the legal system that qualifies them to do work of a legal nature under the supervision of an attorney.  Heighten attorney awareness of the value of maximum utilization of paralegals.

Develop relationships with attorneys and other legal professionals in North Carolina in order to elevate the status of paralegals in the state.

Conduct research in order to continually define the parameters of the paralegal profession as the profession relates to the "practice of law".

Promote our talents and skills to the community.  Participate in activities and events which exhibit our strengths and abilities.   Encourage our members to share their knowledge and experience through presentations and educational opportunities in order to increase the public’s perception of our profession.  Provide leadership and exhibit professionalism in all that we do.

Take an active role in bringing new paralegals into NCPA.  Ensure the future of our organization through public awareness and professional excellence.  Actively promote our achievements and those who accomplish them in order to maintain visibility in the community.  Develop, refine and follow a long-term plan for the growth of NCPA.

We embrace these principles and values, and pledge to strive for excellence in our profession through the adherence to this mission statement.

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The North Carolina Paralegal Association is proud to be an Affiliate Member of the National Association of Legal Assistants.  Check out the NALA News page for more information about NALA.



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Are you currently looking for a job? Are you an employer and looking to hire? Use the links below to visit NCPA's job bank.

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