HPA 35th Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Location: The Plaza Club
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Senator Daniel K. Akaka
Registration deadline is April 12, 2013. Click here for registration brochure.
What Every Law Office Should Know About Assessing Credit Damage Compensable Clients at Intake
For Tort Litigation: Fraud, Breach of Contract, Serious Injury, Family Law/High Conflict Divorce, Real Estate matters: Failure to disclose, Wrongful Foreclosure
Date: April 30, 2013
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The webinar will be held at Noon Pacific / 3 PM Eastern. It will be worth 1 CLE.
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2013 Membership Application
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NFPA 2013 NFPA Thomson-Reuters Scholarships
NFPA 2013 NFPA Thomson-Reuters scholarships is now available at http://www.paralegals.org/uploads/TR_Scholarship_app_2013.pdf with the Application form.
This scholarship opportunity is open to both member and non-member students of NFPA. The deadline for submission of completed applications and all accompanying documents is July 1, 2013.
Winners will be provided a travel stipend to attend the NFPA Annual Convention and Policy meeting in Hartford, CT in October, where they will be honored at the Awards Luncheon on October 5. Winners will be notified of their selection on or about August 26, 2013.
For more information, please contact HPA’s NFPA Primary Representative Ron Badua at email@example.com
Save the Date!
The National Federations of Paralegal Associations Convention and Policy Meeting comes to Hawaii in 2015
Dates: October 7-11, 2015
Location: Marriott Waikiki Beach Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii
To be part of this ad hoc committee contact HPA NFPA Primary Ron Badua at firstname.lastname@example.org
Suggestions for Noon Hour Seminars
Are you interested in a specific type of legal subject? Have you always wondered about a legal process? Need not to worry HPA would like to know what topics you would like to hear about at our noon hour seminars. If there is a speaker, subject matter, governmental agency or commission or procedural matter that you are interested in, email your suggestions to Sharon Miyagawa.
Join a Committee
The best way to network among HPA members is to volunteer to serve on a committee. We need your help to continue to provide benefits for our membership as well as keep our organization running smoothly. A little bit of help can contribute a lot. Please consider signing up for a committee: Join a HPA Committee today!
Pro Bono Opportunities
Save the Date! Saturday, May 4, 2013, 10am - 4pm
Volunteer for Legal Line Clinics held State-wide
Sponsored by the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Hawaii State Bar Association
Details forthcoming. Contact HPA’s Pro Bono Committee Director Evelyn Gomez: email@example.com
Children’s Justice Center Needs Your Help. Volunteer or donate today.
Help ‘abused and neglected’ children referred to the Children’s Justice Center. They are in need of the following new items: Stuffed animals as a comfort item. Toiletries: Toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo and conditioner, toiletry bags. Underwear for both genders, as well as slippers of all sizes. Backpacks, blankets, socks, and music players. Individual water bottles, snacks and gift cards. Contact: Pro Bono Director EMAIL Evelyn Gomez or Children's Justice Center
3019 Pali Highway
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96817
Phone: (808) 534-6700
Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem Program (VGAL)
The VGAL Program is sponsored by the Hawaii State Judiciary’s Family Court-Kapolei. This Guardian Ad Litem Program which advocates for neglected and abused children is one of the many programs held nationwide also known as CASA (http://www.casanet.org/), the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association. For more info contact the VGAL mainline at (808) 954-8124 between 7:45 am-4:30 pm. The Guardian Ad Litem office is located at the Ronald Moon Kapolei Courthouse on the third floor. Please check in at Concierge desk for access to the office or visit the website at www.casahawaii.org
About the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA):
The National Federation of Paralegal Associations’ (NFPA) Representatives - disseminate NFPA news to HPA members, work on projects of the Federation and serves as the Hawaii delegate at the annual national convention and policy meeting. The HPA primary representative to NFPA has authority to vote on national affairs affecting the profession on behalf of the association. HPA is an active member of the NFPA, a professional organization of state and local paralegal associations representing over 15,000 North American paralegals. For more information, visit paralegals.org.