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Archive for the ‘Annual Meeting’ Category

What is the Paralegal Division Doing Lately?

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on May 17, 2013

From District 7:  The Snack Pak:

Paralegal Division members worked hard at Snack Pak 4 Kids in the Texas Panhandle on April 2, 2013, packing over 3,800 bags for children that would otherwise go hungry on the weekends.

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From District 5: The Blanket Brigade:

“Every child has a dream of what he wants to be when he grows up. Unfortunately, not every child gets a fair chance at acquiring that dream.”  The Children’s Shelter of San Antonio gives children that chance. They also give them the things that every child deserves: to grow up in a loving environment, eat three meals a day, receive proper health care, wear clean clothes, get an education… and not be abused.

Since 1901, The Children’s Shelter has been giving children the chance to dream. With emergency shelter services, residential treatment, basic and therapeutic foster care, special needs adoption, teen parenting services, and abuse prevention programs, the shelter helps create brighter futures for children every day.  Blanket Brigade photo 2The usual daily census of the shelter is between 48 and 52 children, ranging from infants to adolescents.  Some stay for a brief time, others for an extended time.  Sometimes siblings are placed together; sometimes a child is all alone.  However, every child who crosses the threshold of the shelter experiences the apprehension and fear of not knowing what may happen to them.Blanket Brigade photo.

For any of you who have children, it is likely that there was a special blanket or other transitional object that was critical for your child’s sense of security.  For those of you without children, you may have had a treasured blanket that was a source of comfort for you.

District 5 of the Paralegal Division is sponsoring an ongoing project to provide a fleece blanket for every child who arrives at the shelter.  We will be meeting once a month to make these blankets after work, with fabric that will be either underwritten or donated.  You do not have to have any sewing skills to make these blankets; you just need two hands and a heart open to the possibility of bringing comfort to a child.

From District 2:  Night at the Museum

District 2 members were treated a a Member Appreciate night exploring the new Perot Museum in Dallas.

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DON’T FORGET . . .

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Statewide:  Paralegal Division Luncheon and Annual Meeting
(in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting)  

Paralegals Evolve Into Success  Annual Meeting Banner

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
THE BELO MANSION – DALLAS

11:30 am – 1:30 pm
               
Parlegal Division Keynote Luncheon Speaker
Justice Mary Murphy of the Fifth District Court of Appeals

Registration includes Luncheon and one (1) hour of CLE.  Fee is $40.00 on or before June 1; $45 June 2 – 7, 2013.  Register via mail-in form with payment by check or money order; register online (credit card) beginning May 1, 2013.  Note:  $5 convenience fee applies for all credit card registrations.

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2013 Paralegal Division Annual Meeting

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on May 1, 2013

2013 ANNUAL MEETING

go signJune 21, 2013

Join the Paralegal Division at its 2013 Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX on June 21, 2013 at The Belo Mansion for the

Paralegal Division Luncheon and Annual Meeting (in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting)

Paralegals Evolve Into Success

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
THE BELO MANSION – DALLAS

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Keynote Speaker
Justice Mary Murphy of the Fifth District Court of Appeals

State of the Division and swearing in of new Officers and Directors

More details coming soon!

SPONSORS:  For complete detailed information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please review the sponsorship form.

PARALEGAL DIVISION LUNCHEON SPONSORS

Gold
File & ServeXpress
Kim Tindall & Associates
Bronze
Registered Agents Solutions, Inc.

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2013 Paralegal Division Annual Meeting

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on March 24, 2013

2013 ANNUAL MEETING

go signJune 21, 2013

Join the Paralegal Division at its 2013 Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX on June 21, 2013 at The Belo Mansion for the

Paralegal Division Luncheon and Annual Meeting (in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting)

Paralegals Evolve Into Success

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
THE BELO MANSION – DALLAS

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Keynote Speaker
Justice Mary Murphy of the Fifth District Court of Appeals

State of the Division and swearing in of new Officers and Directors

More details coming soon!

SPONSORS:  For complete detailed information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please review the sponsorship form.

PARALEGAL DIVISION LUNCHEON SPONSORS

Gold
File & ServeXpress
Kim Tindall & Associates
Bronze
Registered Agents Solutions, Inc.

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Paralegal Division Annual Meeting – Sponsorship Opportunities!

Posted by PD Membership on March 10, 2011

2011 ANNUAL MEETING LUNCHEON SPONSORSHIPS
June 24, 2011 – Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

The State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting provides an efficient and cost-effective way to communicate your advertising message or marketing plan to the paralegals of Texas.  Join us on Friday, June 24, 2011 for the Paralegal Division – State Bar of Texas, Annual Meeting and Luncheon at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio.  Expected attendance is 80 – 100 paralegals from across the State of Texas.

The PD Annual Meeting Committee Chairs have put together a fantastic day of CLE, with topics including Intellectual Property Law, Grand Jury Process, Privacy and Security Laws and Paralegal Ethics for Attorneys.   The keynote speaker for the Annual Meeting Luncheon is Jeanne C. “Cezy” Collins, an attorney with Kemp Smith in El Paso, Texas and a member of the Access to Justice Commission.  Her remarks are titled “Practicing Accessible Justice.”

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold Sponsor ($500) [Limited to 10 Sponsors]

  • One (1) luncheon ticket;
  • 6’ skirted table (table top exhibit) inside luncheon room;
  • Recognition [with firm logo and direct hyperlink to your firm website] as a Gold Sponsor on the PD Blog;
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor on event signage;
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor on the event flyers;
  • Complete list of Luncheon Attendees (in Excel format) after the event; and
  • Recognition in the Fall Texas Paralegal Journal magazine as an event sponsor.

Bronze Sponsor ($250)

  • Opportunity to provide firm literature and/or materials placed in goody bag distributed to all attendees.
  • Recognition as a Bronze Sponsor on the PD Blog;
  • Recognition as a Bronze Sponsor on event signage;
  • Recognition as a Bronze Sponsor on the event flyers;
  • Recognition in the Fall Texas Paralegal Journal magazine as an event sponsor.

Tote Bag Sponsor ($250 value) [SOLD]

In exchange for 100 tote bags, your firm will receive a Bronze Sponsorship with the same benefits listed in that category above.

Signage/Copy Sponsor ($250 value) [Limited to one Sponsor]

In exchange for your firm preparing three 2’ x 3’ color boards and providing approximately 1,000 black and white (Annual Meeting materials) and 100 color copies (luncheon program), your firm will receive a Bronze Sponsorship, with the same benefits listed in that category above.

Reserve Your Spot Today!
Confirm your sponsorship selection by completing the sponsorship form or by contacting Debbie Oaks, Paralegal Division President, at president@txpd.org.

Make plans now to join us for what is destined to be one of the best Annual Meetings yet!

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Thanks to the 2009 Annual Meeting Sponsors

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on June 20, 2009

 

 

 

PARALEGAL DIVISION

STATE BAR OF TEXAS

2009 Annual Meeting

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS


 

 

 

                                

SILVER SPONSORS


 

BRONZE SPONSORS


North Texas Paralegal Association

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PD Events – Week of June 21, 2009

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on June 20, 2009

This week, there are several  events being sponsored by the Paralegal Division.  Also, be sure to visit the Paralegal Division calendar on our website, at www.txpd.org. Not only will you find more information about PD sponsored events but the calendar includes details about other events of events to paralegals in the State of Texas.

This Week at the PD

Thursday, June 25

  • State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting begins. Dallas Anatole Hotel
  • Paralegal Division Outgoing Board meeting, Dallas 

Friday, June 26

  • PD CLE at State Bar Annual Meeting  9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Dallas Anatole Hotel
  • PD Annual Meeting and Induction of Officers 11:30 am – 1:30 pm,  Peacock Terrace,  Dallas Anatole Hotel
  • PD Incoming Board Meeting, Dallas

Saturday, June 27

  • Board Member Orientation, Dallas

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Dallas DNA Attorney To Speak at PD CLE at Annual Meeting

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 29, 2009

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The PD is honored to have Michele Moore from the Dallas County DA’s office speaking on the DNA program and the results the program has had over the past year in exonerating those wrongly convicted of crimes.  Ms. Moore will have a guest with her, one of the men exonerated because of DNA testing.  We are sure you will find this presentation informative and interesting.

 

Ms. Moore’s presentation is very timely.  Last night, Discovery Channel premiered a  6-week series called “Dallas DNA”, which focuses on the issues that Ms. Moore will be speaking to us about.  Also, Ms. Moore will be a guest on tomorrow’s episode of “The View”.   Register to attend the State Bar Annual Meeting and hear Ms. Moore talk about the Criminal Integrity Unit, a pioneering unit within the Dallas County’s District Attorney’s office where post-conviction DNA testing is being used to clear the innocent, as well as confirm the guilty.  

 

You can register for the State Bar Annual Meeting at Annual Meeting Registration.

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Thanks to our vendors for supporing the Annual Meeting!

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 22, 2009

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ANNUAL MEETING AND LUNCHEON

The State Bar of Texas, Paralegal Division is grateful for the continued support and generosity of our sponsoring vendors.  Without their support, we would not be able to provide exceptional CLE and networking opportunities to our members across the State of Texas. 

 

We would like to thank the following firms for their support of the upcoming 2009 Annual Meeting and Luncheon:

 

GOLD SPONSORS:

CT Corporation

Esquire Solutions

Legal Solutions

 

SILVER SPONSORS:

Litigation Solution, Inc.

Paralegals Plus, Inc.

 

BRONZE SPONSORS:

Attorney Resource

Copy Solutions

Falcon Document Services

North Texas Paralegal Association (NTPA)

Robert Half Legal

Thomas Roney, LLC

Written Deposition Service

 

Legal VendorsIt’s not too late to join us!  We still have several sponsorship opportunities available, but they are going fast!    

 

If your firm would be interested in joining us as a sponsor for this fantastic event, please contact Debbie Oaks Guerra, PD Vendor Liaison, for additional details at vendors@txpd.org or (972) 432-1467.  We will look forward to seeing everyone at Annual Meeting in Dallas – make plans to join us now!

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Annual Meeting

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 11, 2009

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Friday, June 26, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Dallas, Texas
Hilton – Anatole Hotel

Schedule of Events

9:00 am – 10:00 am The Older and Better-Looking Sister of Diversity
Tonya Parker
Gruber Hurst Johansen & Hail LLP – Dallas

10:15 am – 11:15 am Ethics and Discovery
Andrea Marshall
Kroll Ontrack – Dallas

11:30 am – 1:15 pm Paralegal Division Luncheon and Annual Meeting*
State of the Division and swearing in of new Officers and Directors
Keynote Presentation
As Parrots are to Eagles, so are Lawyers to Paralegals

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Legal Writing I
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Legal Writing II
Wayne Schiess
University of Texas – Austin

3:45 pm – 4:45pm Dallas DNA
Michelle Moore
Dallas County Assistant Public Defender, DNA Attorney

* Paralegal Division Luncheon Fee:
$30.00 – Paralegal Division Luncheon (not included in the SBOT Annual Meeting registration fee). To attend the Paralegal Division luncheon, you must purchase a separate ticket in addition to the SBOT Annual Meeting seminar.

Annual Meeting Registration:
Registration is a fixed price of $150 for a one-day registration or $245 for both days. The registration fee includes all CLE, Annual Meeting State Bar sponsored meals (not the Paralegal Division luncheon), all CLE materials on a flash drive, and entry to the Exhibit Hall.

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