Louisville Association of Paralegals
The topic of the January Education Seminar was Labor and Employment Law (understanding the digital aspects of your cases) at the Jefferson County Public Law Library. The speakers were Jason Hale and Ryan Ferreira from One Source Discovery.
The LAP held their May Program Luncheon at the Jefferson County Public Law Library. The speaker was Edith Halbleib, Master Commissioner of the Jefferson County Master Commissioner’s Office. She discussed what their office does and the new sales procedures, which became effective January 1, 2016.
The topic of the July Education Seminar was paralegals role in the practice of law, various Supreme Court Rules which apply to paralegals, confidentiality and privilege of client information, supervision of paralegals, direct client contact, reporting alleged misconduct and attorney disciplinary proceedings. The speaker was Peter L. Ostermiller, Esq.
Deacon Lucio Caruso of the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Louisville spoke at the August Program Lunch. He spoke about the services Catholic Charities offers throughout Kentucky and the individuals who utilize their organization (majority being refugees). Many who come in contact with Catholic Charities are also in need of various legal services.
The LAP held its September Program Luncheon at the Jefferson County Public Law Library. The featured speaker was Lieutenant Josh Judah of the Louisville Metro Police Department who gave a great presentation on LMPD’s wearable mobile video equipment or “body-cams”, which are now being worn by all LMPD officers.
The LAP held an October Education Seminar at the Bristol Bar & Grille on the life of a company, from formation to growth, through expansion and acquisition, to the final winding up and dissolution of the entity. The speaker was Teri Mayor, VP Product Management, National Corporate Research, Ltd.
CIPS has been busy with Kentucky Humane Society Waggin' Trail Walk, Ronald McDonald House, Gilda's Club of Louisville and Picture Your Pets With Santa.