Los Angeles
Paralegal Association

Upcoming Events

    • October 15, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (PDT)
    • Bonaventure Hotel - 404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071
    Register


    Saturday, October 15, 2022
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Bonaventure Hotel
    404 S Figueroa Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

           LAPA Members:                   $125.00 (by September 15, 2022 - $150 after)
           Non-Members:                     $150.00 (by September 15, 2022 - $175 after)

           LAPA Student Members:      $100.00 (by September 15, 2022 - $125 after)
           Student Non-Members:        $120.00 (by September 15, 2022 - $145 after)

    Group of 5+, receive $10 off each registration
    Contract the LAPA Business Office, admin@lapa.org

    Attend various legal seminars, meet with GREAT legal service providers, network, and much more!

    Schedule of events:

    08:00-08:30 

    Registration / Continental Breakfast / Exhibitors / Resume Tune-up

    08:30-08:45

    Welcoming Remarks

    08:45-09:45

    General Session -- Ethics MCLE - Bianca Falcon, Esq. “The Unauthorized Practice of Law”

    10:00-11:00

    Breakout Sessions #1 (choose one AM session)

    • Corporate / Transactional Law – Taylor Vernon, Esq., “Fundamentals of Asset Purchase Agreements”
    • Employment Law – Olga Pena, Esq., “Navigating California’s Ever-Changing Employment Law Landscape from Pre-Litigation to Trial”
    • Legal Writing – Tish Pickett, Esq., “Increase Your Value Through Writing”
    • Litigation (Jury Selection) – John Carpenter, Esq. “Seek Truth, Apply Love, Find Justice: The Application of Truth + Love = Justice in the Discovery Phase of Litigation”

    11:00-11:40

    Visit with Exhibitors

    11:40-01:10

    Lunch, Keynote Address & Awards presentation

    • Guest Speaker – Susan Oder, Esq. “50 Years of LAPA”
    • Keynote Speaker- Presiding Judge, Mark A. Juhas “Changes in the Law Over Decades”

      Awards: Lifetime, Scholarship, Pro Bono/Volunteer
      Raffles, Prizes & Anniversary Surprises!

    01:15-02:15

    Breakout Sessions #2 (choose one PM session) 

    • Probate Law -- Stephan O’Grady, Esq., “Ins and Outs of Probate Administration”
    • Immigration Law – Franco Torres, Esq., “Introduction to Removal Defense Proceedings”
    • Family Law – Elizabeth Yang, Esq. "California Family Law"
    • Litigation (Trial/Arbitration/Mediation Prep) – Adesh Singh, Esq. “Mobility and Conflicts of Interest Faced by Legal Professionals”
    • Professional Development (NALA CP) – Doug Kuhn, CP (No CLE)

    02:30-03:30

    General Session -- Ethics MCLE - Bianca Falcon, Esq. 


    Our charity recipient for the October Conference this year is the
    Los Angeles Food Bank
    Their Mission and Vision:  “One in five people in Los Angeles County experienced food insecurity.  Our vision is that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County.”

    https://www.lafoodbank.org/


    There are two options for discounted parking:

    1. Hotel Valet – discounted rate of $24 per car, per day (based on availability; not applicable to overnight guests).

    2. Self-Parking at City National Parking Garage – discounted rate of $10 per car, Saturday and Sunday Only (not applicable to overnight guests). City National Parking Garage is located across the street from the hotel and connected via sky bridge. Attached map shows the two locations.


    • October 15, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (PDT)
    • Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles/404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
    • 10
    Register


    Saturday, October 15, 2022
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Bonaventure Hotel

    404 S Figueroa Street

    Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Benefactor Members:      $650 (by August 15, 2022)
                                             $700 (after September 20, 2019)

    Non-Members:                 $750 (by August 15, 2022)
                                             $800 (after August 15, 2022)

    Schools and Non-Profits: $400 
    (Only accredited schools and government recognized non-profit organizations are eligible for this discounted rate)

    October Conference Exhibitors will have a 3'x6' table and two chairs.
    Additional items that may be purchased: lunch, syllabus advertising, electrical, WiFi.

    Can't attend the conference? You can still get your company in front of hundreds of paralegals! Ask about our BAGSTUFFER opportunity.


Past events

September 24, 2022 2022 Inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Educational Conference (Elimination of Bias MCLE - 2.5 Hours)
August 24, 2022 Paralegal Day
August 20, 2022 ACEDS eDiscovery Summer Series: Session VI
August 19, 2022 Will Contest 101 (MCLE)
August 16, 2022 ACEDS eDiscovery Summer Series: Session IV
August 13, 2022 ACEDS eDiscovery Summer Series: Session III
August 13, 2022 ACEDS eDiscovery Summer Series: Session II
August 09, 2022 ACEDS eDiscovery Summer Series: Session 1
July 01, 2022 LAPA Tutoring Session
June 16, 2022 Paralegal Happy Hour
June 15, 2022 LAPA Pro Bono Fair
June 15, 2022 How to Land the Job: TWO PART SERIES
April 30, 2022 LAPA's Spring Career Conference
April 27, 2022 Men of Color Panel - Administrative Professionals Day: Legal Professional Tips for Success
April 23, 2022 SDPA: Bridging the Gap Education Conference
April 14, 2022 Paralegal Happy Hour
April 06, 2022 Day in the Life: Javier Rivera Carbone & George Bean, Employment Law Specialists
March 31, 2022 MCLE - Elimination Bias: A Transgender Perspective
March 30, 2022 So You Think You Want to Go to Law School?
March 28, 2022 Helping Low-Income Debtors Deal with Debt
March 26, 2022 CAPA's Paralegal Pathways Series
March 24, 2022 Paralegal Happy Hour
March 19, 2022 2022 Run for Justice!
March 09, 2022 Employment Law: Bias & Assumption
February 28, 2022 National University Info Session
February 28, 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Rising Stars in the Legal Field
February 17, 2022 Paralegal Happy Hour
January 28, 2022 Holiday Benefit Gala Silent Auction (ONLINE)
January 27, 2022 National University Info Session
January 25, 2022 Keys to Successful eFiling in Los Angeles County: Civil, Family and Beyond
January 19, 2022 Electronic Filing Training for the California Courts

No refunds per LAPA policy.

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