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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
Connecticut Republican Gubernatorial Hopeful Gets an "F" from the NRA

Connecticut Republican Gubernatorial Hopeful Gets an "F" from the NRA

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New Website Covers Connecticut Governor's Race Via Most Pressing Issues

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'Queens of Hip Hop' Salt-N-Pepa in Free New Haven Concert

'Queens of Hip Hop' Salt-N-Pepa in Free New Haven Concert

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Star On The Web Rewards Talent at Quarterly Winners Show at The Reserve

Star On The Web Rewards Talent at Quarterly Winners Show at The Reserve

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Stylish Support for Anti-Bullying Efforts, Salvation Army in Norwich Area

Stylish Support for Anti-Bullying Efforts, Salvation Army in Norwich Area

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CT-Based LambdaVision Working To Restore Sight to Those Who Have Lost It

CT-Based LambdaVision Working To Restore Sight to Those Who Have Lost It

Farmington's LambdaVision is working to help those afflicted by age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa.

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Beauty Expo With Oprah-Style Star Power to Empower Connecticut Women

Beauty Expo With Oprah-Style Star Power to Empower Connecticut Women

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Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Sails With Whales, Heads for Cape Cod

Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Sails With Whales, Heads for Cape Cod

The Charles W. Morgan’s voyage has been filled with highlights but arguably none has been more dramatic than its recent reunion with whales, the animals it once hunted.

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Plans to Turn Wallace Stevens' House Into a Museum Have Fallen Through

Plans to Turn Wallace Stevens' House Into a Museum Have Fallen Through

A Wallace Stevens biographer had hoped to close on the poet's Hartford house this Friday and open a museum, but that plan fell apart Wednesday.

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Education

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Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

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Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

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2013 Convention - National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

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Oct 3, 2013 to Oct 6, 2013
8:30 am until 5:00 pm

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2013 Convention - National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PARALEGAL ASSOCIATIONS (NFPA®) ANNOUNCES ANNUAL CONVENTION IN HARTFORD

Central Connecticut Paralegal Association, Inc. (CCPA) is proud to be the host of The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. ("NFPA")Annual Convention in Hartford, CT on October 3rd through the 6th at the Marriott Downtown Hotel.

The benefits of attending the NFPA Annual Convention include personal connections with fellow paralegal professionals, networking opportunities with legal vendors, continuing legal education courses, and pure inspiration from fellow Convention attendees.

This year the Convention is offering sixteen education sessions for attendees with a CLE credit value of 1.25 credit hours each. The sessions include the topics of:

 

  • 2010 UCC Article 9 Amendments
  • Evidence & Expert Testimony
  • Federal Estate Tax Planning
  • Legal Issues Surrounding Cloud Computing
  • Internet Research Skills
  • Ethics in E-discovery
  • Medicare Set-Asides and Special Needs Trusts
  • Social Networking
  • Special Purpose Entities
  • Legal Research on the Web
  • Ethics & Privileges Issues
  • Legal Writing and Communication Skills
  • Corporate Transaction Duel Diligence Process
  • Trial Preparation
  • Time Management
  • Title Insurance Claims

 

The 2013 Pro Bono Conference held in conjunction with NFPA's Annual Convention will include presentations by paralegals working on pro bono projects across the country, as well as information on how to start or enhance your association's pro bono efforts.

This year's Convention charity will be Billings Forge which has turned a formerly notorious Hartford neighborhood into a nurturing environment. They host job training, art classes, sewing classes and a community garden, and offer safe apartment living for residents. Billings Forge opened a fantastic farm-to-table gourmet restaurant, the Firebox, which also helps support the neighborhood and employs local residents. Billings Forge offers opportunities to economically challenged families and helps them down the path to self-sufficient, healthy living.

NFPA is a non-profit professional organization representing more than 9,000 paralegals and is headquartered in Edmonds, WA. NFPA's core purpose is the advancement of the paralegal profession. NFPA promotes a global presence for the paralegal profession and leadership in the legal community.

NFPA - The Leader of the Paralegal Profession®

http://www.paralegals.org/

Cost Various - Choose events or come to all!
Location

Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorCentral Connecticut Paralegal Association, Inc.
Phone860-251-5122
Contact nameShelly Bender
Contact emailsbender@goodwin.com
Websitehttp://ctparalegals.org

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