The Delaware Paralegal Association (DPA) is a comprehensive resource to paralegals in the state of Delaware. Providing a complete network of employment, educational, and pro bono opportunities to its over 300 members, DPA is committed to promoting and maintaining high standards within the legal community of the first state.
A paralegal is a person qualified by education or work experience who is authorized to perform tasks requiring substantive legal knowledge that would otherwise by law, rule or ethics be performed exclusively by an attorney.
We invite you to explore the resources and opportunities offered to paralegals by the Delaware Paralegal Association.
To promote and maintain high standards and ethics in the profession, to provide a forum for the exchange of information about the profession, to enhance the role of paralegals in the legal community and to encourage the continuing legal education of paralegals.
In celebration of DPA’s March Madness Month and the actual NCAA March Madness Tournament, DPA wanted to add an intriguing way to get the members motivated about DPA!!
Starting on Wednesday, March 3rd, the Membership Director, Shannon Hamlin, will send the membership a short March Madness trivia game to see who knows the most about DPA. The first four (4) DPA members who email the Membership Director with the correct answers will be entered into a drawing for great prizes. The drawing for the winners will be held at the end of the month.
The best part of the contest is that you may enter the contest more than once!! GOOD LUCK!!
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Drexel is offering a free CLE to members
ORANGE MAY BE THE NEW BLACK, BUT DO YOU WANT TO WEAR IT?
Date: March 31st, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
A conversation on compliance, conflict of interest, ethical and legal issues to avoid in 2021. The year 2020 made it clear that customers, employees and shareholders are paying closer attention to organizations that they do business with, monitor, support and work with and, are holding them accountable. Help your organization avoid the negative headlines and the fallout of avoidable activities.
Jordan Fischer, Teaching Professor of Law, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University
Kelley Hodge, Partner, Fox Rothschild
Cynthia Carter, Partnership Liaison, Strategic Partnerships, Drexel University Online
Birthday Wishes Toy Drive
You can give a child who is going through a dark time, a brighter birthday this year. Through our own member, Meredith Hurst's initiative and a sponsorship through the Delaware Paralegal Association, the Birthday Wishes program benefits children in transition, living in a local protection-from-abuse shelters run by Mary Mother of Hope House and Ministry of Caring in Wilmington, DE. Birthday Wishes provides a monthly birthday celebration for these kids and your support will make their birthday celebration extra-special.
It's so easy to help!
Select and purchase a toy from this link:
That is all you have to do! The gift you purchased will be delivered to the shelter and given to a child for their birthday during the shelter's monthly birthday party.
Should you have any questions, please reach out to the Pro Bono Director.
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