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Register today and join us at the 

Rescheduled FAPA 13th Annual Legal Seminar

2021 FAPA Seminar - Paralegal Retreat!

Complex Human Interests, Litigation, Technology & Ethics!


Saturday, May 15, 2021 in Fort Myers!

(6 CLE Credits offered, including Technology & Ethics)

 



Seminar Event Hosted at Keiser University 

9100 Forum Corporate Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33905

May 15, 2021 from 8:45 am to 4:45 pm

 

Seminar details and registration now available!

Early Registration is Still Open until October 31, 2020!



 

At FAPA, we strive to host quality legal educational seminars which 
attract paralegals and other legal support staff from across the State of Florida. 


The safety and well-being of our Association Members, Registrants, Speakers, Exhibitors and Sponsors is always of the utmost importance to the FAPA Leaders. Therefore, it has been determined with the uncertainty of the recent COVID-19 virus outbreak that the 2020 FAPA Seminar has been postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, May 15, 2021 in Fort Myers. If you were registered for the 2020 Seminar, FAPA sent an email directly regarding

applying your registration towards the rescheduled 2021 Seminar.

Any questions may be directed to seminar@fapainc.org 



See 2021 Seminar Brochure or Registration for event details.






FAPA is securing video taping and/or live streaming options for the 2021 Seminar.

Details to Follow.


See Hotel Guest Room Accommodations below.


FAPA Association Members (NEFPA, SFPA, SWFPA & TBPA), are Sponsors & Supporters

of the FAPA Seminar and their individual association members are eligible
to register under special member rates for attending the FAPA Seminar.


FAPA reserves the right to modify the agenda, speakers and/or topics, reschedule or cancel 

this Seminar event without notice due to unforeseen circumstances


Sponsors & Exhibitors 

2021 FAPA 13th Annual Seminar

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Register Now to be a part of the advertising
efforts for this Seminar.

 

 

We are accepting Sponsors & Exhibitors! 

If you are interested in being a Seminar Sponsor or Exhibitor, 

in Ft. Myers on Saturday, May 15, 2021,

please sign up online now by clicking the icon below 



or contact the FAPA Seminar Committee

at seminar@fapainc.org

 

A Social Networking Event after the Seminar from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

will be held at the Hyatt Place at the Forum next to Keiser University.

Gold & Silver Sponsors will be Hosting this event as part of their sponsorship!

See the hotel accommodation information below.


All Exhibitors and Sponsors will need to sign th

Sponsor & Exhibitor Commitment Form  

including the online registration. 

Once the form is completed and signed, please send a scanned copy to the

FAPA Seminar Committee at seminar@fapainc.org

 

Should you not able to join us in Ft. Myers this year, however, would like to support FAPA

by being a "Special Sponsor" of the Seminar Breakfast, Lunch or Snack Break,

or Donating Swag for the Tote Bags or donating a Door Prize

please contact FAPA Seminar Committee at seminar@fapainc.org.

You'll receive recognition as a "Special" sponsor. 

 

Thank You to our

2020/2021 13th Annual Seminar
Sponsors & Exhibitors

(as of 2/24/2020)


GOLD SPONSORS:


 


TOTE BAG - GOLD SPONSOR:





Silver Sponsor:





Exhibitors:


          




Special Sponsor (Facility):
Keiser University, Ft. Myers Campus






FAPA ASSOCIATION MEMBER SPONSORS*:


NORTHEAST FLORIDA PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION, INC.

TAMPA BAY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION, INC.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION, INC.

SOUTH FLORIDA PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION, INC.
*by their association membership




HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS




We are currently renegotiating Rates for the rescheduled 2021 Seminar.

Details to be posted upon finalization.


Guest Rooms are available at the Hyatt Place at The Forum

2600 Champion Ring Rd., Fort Myers, FL 33905

The Hotel is located around the corner from Keiser University


FAPA Group Discounted Rate (To Be Determined) (Double Queens or King), plus tax.

Hotel Reservations: (239) 418-1844.



 

 

Upcoming events

    • 15 May 2021
    • 8:45 AM - 4:45 PM (EDT)
    • Keiser University, Ft. Myers Campus
    Register



    Rescheduled FAPA 13th Annual Seminar 2021 FAPA Annual Seminar - May 15, 2021


    Sponsors & Exhibitors - Sign Up Today! 


    Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021

    Seminar Facility: Keiser University, Ft. Myers Campus

    Exhibitor Setup Time: 8:00 a.m EST

    Exhibitor Breakdown Time: 3:30 p.m. EST


    Silver & Gold Sponsor Social Event

    Location: Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers at The Forum, Ft. Myers

    (Social Event time 5:30 to 7:30pm EST)

     

    Plans are underway for the Rescheduled FAPA 13th Annual Seminar which will be held on May 15, 2021 in Ft. Myers at Keiser University, with the Social Event held shortly after the conclusion of the seminar at Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers At The Forum right around the corner.  


    If you are interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor for the Rescheduled FAPA 13th Annual Seminar, please see the attached Sponsor & Exhibitor Commitment Form for details regarding the Sponsorships & Exhibiting. Register online today before all sponsorships or exhibitor spaces are booked! We have Gold, Silver & Patron Sponsorships, in addition to event Exhibitors, so check out the Commitment Form for details.

     

    Gold & Silver Sponsors are hosting the Social Event

    held after the seminar at Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers At The Forum  

     

    Should you not be able to attend as a Sponsor or Exhibitor; however, would like to be a sponsor to support the event? How about being a Special Sponsor of the Breakfast, Lunch or Snack Break, or Donate Swag to include in the Seminar Tote Bags? You'll receive recognition as a "Special" Sponsor in exchange for your support. Please contact the FAPA Seminar Committee at seminar@fapainc.org for details on being a Special Sponsor while opportunities last.



    Please note that you will need to send a signed copy of the

    Commitment Form (see link above) to seminar@fapainc.org 

    even if you register online. 

       



    Hotel Accommodations 

    We are negotiating a special guest room rate with the Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers At The Forum for the new May 2021 event. Details will be announced once finalized for the rescheduled 2021 Seminar. 

         


    2021 Seminar Sponsors & Exhibitors:

    (as of 5/1/2020)


    Gold Sponsors:
    Serve Legal Processing

    Trial Consulting Services (TCS)

    Registered Agent Solutions Inc. (RASi)

    Silver Sponsor:
    Client Legal Funding


    Exhibitors:

    Monzingo, LLC (Legal Recruiter)

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA)
    Horizon Legal Solutions Inc. (Language Pickup)

    Association Member Sponsors:

    Northeast Florida Paralegal Association (NEFPA)

    Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc. (TBPA)

    Southwest Florida Paralegal Association (SWFPA)

    South Florida Paralegal Association (SFPA)

    Special Sponsor:
    Keiser University, Ft. Myers Campus


    • 15 May 2021
    • 8:45 AM - 4:45 PM (EDT)
    • Keiser University, Ft. Myers, FL 33905
    Register



    Rescheduled FAPA 13th Annual Legal Seminar

    2021 FAPA Legal Seminar - Paralegal Retreat

    Complex Human Interests, Litigation, Technology & Ethics


    Saturday, May 15, 2021 (8:45 am to 4:45 pm)

    Location: Keiser University - Ft. Myers Campus

    9100 Forum Corporate Pkwy

    Ft. Myers, FL 33905

       

        (6 CLE units, including Technology & Ethics!)

    Approval to be provided by NALA & NFPA.
    Upon approval, qualifies for maintaining FRP credentials.


     

    Early Registration has been Extended!

    Due to the rescheduling of the 2020 Seminar,
    Early Registration has been extended to October 31, 2020.

    All seminar registrations must be made online.
    Fees must be paid online or via check within 5 days of online registration.

     

     

    FAPA has lined up dynamic speakers who will be 

    presenting substantive legal, technology, professional and ethics sessions

    on current topics for its Annual Seminar!


    We are securing video taping of the seminar presentations and/or
    live streaming option 
    for the 2021 Seminar - Details to Follow!


    We will be hosting a Social Networking Event after the
    seminar sponsored by the Silver & Gold Sponsors!
    So come join us in beautiful Ft. Myers
     on May 15, 2021!



    Seminar Registration*:

           Once seats are sold out, registration will close.

      

    $75 - FAPA Member - Early Registration Rate

    $95 - Non-FAPA Member - Early Registration Rate

    $50.00 - Student  Rate

    $25.00 - Student (Keiser Univ.) Rate


    After Early Registration Deadline:

    $125 - FAPA Member - Regular Rate

    $150 - Non-FAPA Member - Regular Rate


    FAPA Members are members of NEFPA, SFPA, SWFPA, TBPA or Direct Members.

    Students must provide proof of enrollment (email to seminar@fapainc.org)


    FAPA Association Members (NEFPA, SFPA, SWFPA & TBPA) are Sponsors of this Seminar.




    Speakers & Topics:


    Carrie Kerskie, BAI of Griffon Force, LLC
     Cyber Security & Your Public Information


    Kristie Scott, Esq. & Mary Cosmo, Esq.
    Legal Technology & Electronic Notarization


    Pamela Seay, JD, LLM, Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University
    Florida Marijuana Law and Impact on Enforcement & Cases


    Special Agent Patrick Crough, Lee County FDLE
    Human Trafficking & Investigations for Trial


    A. Kevin Houston, Esq., of La Cava & Jacobson, P.A. 
    Complex Civil Litigation

    Ita M. Neymotin, Esq., LLM, MPA, Regional Counsel, Second District Court of Appeals

    & Henry Lee Paul, Esq.

    Professionalism & Ethics for Paralegals



    Seminar General Agenda

    8:45-9:15 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
    9:15-12:25 p.m. Opening Remarks & Speaker Sessions
    12:25-1:15 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
    1:15-4:40 p.m. Afternoon Speaker Sessions
    4:40-4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks & Final Door Prize Awarded
    5:30-7:30 p.m. Social Event at the Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers At The Forum!

    *See  further seminar information at the bottom of this registration page for deadline details and disclaimers.

    Social Networking Event!


    Remember to sign up via the link below to attend the

    Social Networking Event

    held shortly after the seminar on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

    at the Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers At The Forum! 


    Space is limited for this social event, so don't forget to sign up!


    You must be registered to attend the 2021 FAPA Annual Seminar 

    in order to attend this social event.

     

    Event sponsored by our Gold & Silver Sponsors!

     


     

    Hotel Accommodations:

        

    We are securing special guest room rates at
    Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers At The Forum for the Rescheduled 2021 Seminar 

    2600 Champion Ring Road, Fort Myers, FL 33905

    Hotel Reservations:  (239) 418-1844.
     FAPA Guest Room Rate for 2021 Seminar will be announced once determined.


    2021 Seminar Sponsors & Exhibitors:

    (as of 5/1/2020)


    Gold Sponsors:
    Serve Legal Processing

    Trial Consulting Services (TCS)

    Registered Agent Solutions Inc. (RASi)

    Silver Sponsor:
    Client Legal Funding


    Exhibitors:

    Monzingo, LLC (Legal Recruiter)

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA)
    Horizon Legal Solutions Inc. (Language Pickup)

    Association Member Sponsors:

    Northeast Florida Paralegal Association (NEFPA)

    Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc. (TBPA)

    Southwest Florida Paralegal Association (SWFPA)

    South Florida Paralegal Association (SFPA)

    Special Sponsor:
    Keiser University, Ft. Myers Campus


    Further Seminar Information:


    Early Bird Special Fees are effective to October 31, 2020.

    Registration will close April 30, 2021, unless otherwise posted.

    Fees are effective and due at time of registration.
    If fees not received within 5 days of registration, then registration will be voided/canceled.

    Continental Breakfast & Lunch are included in the registration fees (gluten free & vegan options provided).


    Seminar inquiries may be sent to seminar@fapainc.org.


    FAPA reserves the right to modify the agenda, speakers, topics, or registration, and
    reschedule or cancel this seminar event without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. 

    Refunds:


    Refunds, without a cancellation fee, will be provided to those 2020 Seminar Registrants who provide cancellation notification prior to May 1, 2020 pursuant to the Seminar Reschedule Announcement emailed to registrants effective as of April 8, 2020 and reminder email sent prior to May 1, 2020. 


    Partial Refunds for the Rescheduled 2021 Seminar dated May 15, 2021 will be provided, less a $25 Cancellation Fee, for cancellations requested between May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021. No refunds provided thereafter.


    Cancellation Notifications and questions may be sent to seminar@fapainc.org.

    • 15 May 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Hyatt Place At The Forum; 2600 Champion Ring Road, Ft. Myers, FL 33905
    Register

     

    2021 FAPA Seminar

     

    Social Networking Event

    Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

     

    Location:

    Hyatt Place/Ft. Myers At The Forum Hotel
    2600 Champion Ring Road, Ft. Myers, Florida 33905

    (Guest Kitchen/Bar next to Lobby) 

         

    Please join us for the Saturday Evening Social Event and 

    say "Thank You" to our Seminar Silver & Gold Sponsors for sponsoring

     our 2021 FAPA 13th Annual Seminar - Social Networking Event. 


    Space is limited to the first 25 registrants, so sign up now for this social event 

    after you have registered for the 2021 FAPA 13th Annual Seminar.

     

    Thank You to the 2020/2012 Silver & Gold Seminar Sponsors!
    (as of 2/27/2020)


    Serve Legal Process, Inc.
    Trial Consulting Services, LLC (TCS)

    Registered Agent Solutions, Inc. (RASi)
    Client Legal Funding


     (Event is for seminar registrant attendees only please)

     

    Thank you!

    Mary Ann Myskiw-Jones, ACP, FRP

    FAPA President

    seminar@fapainc.org

     

          

                

    FAPA reserves the right to modify, reschedule and/or cancel this social event 

    without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

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