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The Paralegal Pulse – now available

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 19, 2017

THE PARALEGAL PULSE
The Paralegal Division News

Check out the April 15, 2017 edition of The Paralegal Pulse by the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas.  It is full of important information with links the Spring 2017 Texas Paralegal Journal and upcoming events, including the Annual Meeting in June and TAPS in October!

http://txpd.bmeurl.co/6E9CD4B

PD 35 YR SYMBOL

 

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D4 in the News

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 17, 2017

Stephanie Sterling, TBLS-BCP shared with us that she was one of the panelists at the Blinn College Paralegal Program Student Forum on April 13, 2017.  It was a great turnout and the students were excited and appreciative.  Billy Hart, panelist, District 4 member, and founder of the new Brazos County Legal Professionals Association, along with Robert Stanberry, Blinn College Paralegal Program Coordinator and District 4 member, put the event together.

Thank you for sharing Stephanie!

 

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STILL TIME TO SPONSOR THE PD ANNUAL MEETING JUNE 23, 2017 IN ADDISON!

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 17, 2017

There is still opportunity to become a sponsor for the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting.   Available are only 3 spaces for a Silver Sponsor, 3 spaces for a Bronze Sponsor, and one Signage Sponsor.  Please be part of our great 2017 PD Annual Meeting this June by becoming a sponsor.

Contact Susan Davis at vendors@txpd.org!

Thank you to the following sponsors so far:

The Gold Level:

Kim Tindall & Associates 
Vertext Legal Solutions 
File & Serve Xpress
DepoTexas
Metro Video
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The Silver Level:
US Legal
Center for Advanced Legal Services
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Tote Bag Sponsor:
Kim Tindall & Associates

 

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Digital – TEXAS PARALEGAL JOURNAL – Spring 2017

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 14, 2017

Texas Paralegal Journal Spring 2017The Texas Paralegal Journal Digital!

The Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas digital Texas Paralegal Journal (TPJ) is available!

Please take the time to review the digital TPJ!

It offers direct links to the websites of advertising vendors and other websites in the magazine.

This is an exciting time for the Paralegal Division and the TPJ!

You can review the magazine here.

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District Director Election and District 4 Director Special Election results!

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 11, 2017

PD Black and White

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas

2017-2018 Board of Directors

 

2017-2018 Executive Committee & Officers

President

Mona Hart-Tucker, ACP

President-Elect

Stephanie Sterling, TBLS-BCP

Treasurer

Javan Johnson, ACP, TBLS-BCP

Secretary

Mary Wintermote

Parliamentarian

Edna Garza, TBLS-BCP

2017-2018 District Directors
Sherylyne Hollinger

District 1 Director

Vacant

District 8 Director

Jay Williams, TBLS- BCP

District 2 Director

Jennifer Barnes

District 10 Director

Mary Wintermote

District 3 Director

Sandra Seutter

District 11 Director

Pam Etie, ACP, PLS

District 4 Director

Michelle Beecher

District 12 Director

Susi Boss

District 5 Director

Javan Johnson, TBLS-BCP, ACP

District 14 Director

Vacant

District 6 Director

Edna W. Garza, TBLS-BCP

District 15 Director

Sharla Fowler, CP, TBLS-BCP

District 7 Director

Rebecca Lopez

District 16 Director

*In addition, please note that Rhonda J. Brashears, CP, TBLS-BCP, is the Paralegal Division’s Coordinator and TAPS Meeting Planner, and can be reached to pd@txpd.org.

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D1 HAPPENINGS!

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 5, 2017

On April 4, 2017, Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer, LLP hosted a group of students from San Jacinto College’s paralegal program where Paralegal Division D1 member Jennifer Evans, CP, TBLS-BCP presented on private law firms and the roles and assignments given to paralegals.  This included various job tips and a roundtable discussions with stories from attorneys and paralegals.  The visit to HDBD Houston was part of a day long project for the San Jacinto paralegal students where they will visit a private law firm (HDBD), the Harris County Attorney’s Office and a private corporation (BP).

The group was hosted by the Houston Paralegal Association and D1, both represented by Jennifer Evans.

Way to go D1!

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Paralegal Division Luncheon and Annual Meeting – JUNE 23, 2017

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 3, 2017

Paralegal Division Luncheon and Annual Meeting
STATE OF THE DIVISION AND SWEARING IN OF NEW OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
REGISTRATION AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY

Writing and Cloud Storage:  The Paralegal’s New Legal Pad

Keynote Speaker: 
Peter S. Vogel, Esq.
of Gardere, Dallas

“Keep Investigations About Cyber Intrusions Confidential and
Reporting Cyber Intrusions in the US and Around the World

3 HOURS OF CLE AVAILABLE
(Including .50 Hours of Ethics)

Friday, June 23, 2017
9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Crowne Plaza Dallas Galleria
14315 Midway Road, Addison, TX 75001

Also featuring special guests, Tom Mighell, Esq. and Robert J. Bogdanowicz, III, Esq.

Registration Fees (deadline June 5) $55 – on or before May 29, 2017/$60 – May 30 – June 5, 2017.  Register Online beginning April 3, 2017 by credit card or check.

There will be NO registration at the door!

wwwPD Black and White.txpd.org

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PARALEGAL DIVISION District Director Elections

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on March 23, 2017

PARALEGAL DIVISION
District Director Elections
Vote March 24th-April 7th!

The Paralegal Division’s Director Election for odd-numbered districts (Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, 11 and 15) and a special election in District 4 is currently taking place March 24 through April 7, 2017.

All Active members in odd-numbered districts and in District 4 in good standing as of March 24, 2017 are eligible to vote. All voting must be completed on or before 11:59 p.m., April 7, 2017All voting will be online and no ballots will be mailed to members.

Please take a few minutes to log on to the PD’s website and cast your vote for your District’s Director. The process is fast, easy, anonymous, and secure. Vote Button

*  Between March 24th and April 7, 2017 go to www.txpd.org
*  In the Member-Only section, click on “Vote – Director Election” (see screen below)
*  Follow the instructions to log in and vote [log in for members is:  USER ID: member number; Password:  first five letters of your last name all lower case]

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2017 TAPS – KNOWLEDGE AWAITS!

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on March 17, 2017

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE

OCTOBER 4-6, 2017

The Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar will be hosted at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Galleria in Addison, Texas.

Registration opens JUNE 1

www.txpd.org

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Don’t Forget – Litigation Nuts and Bolts-CAPA, D4 March 24, 2017

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on March 8, 2017

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CAPA and Paralegal Division District 4

Present the 3rd Annual Joint Spring CLE Seminar

Litigation Nuts and Bolts: Trial Prep & Voir Dire

on March 24, 2017

Join your fellow paralegals for a full day CLE Seminar providing 6 hours of CLE. Register by March 10, 2017 to avoid late registration charges. Register at www.capatx.org and pay online!

CAPA/PD Members: $65 (Late registration $85)
Non-Members: $90 (Late registration $110)
Free Parking in Lot 40

Capital Area Paralegal Association and Paralegal Division District 4

www.capatx.org
www.txpd.org

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