LOUISVILLE ASSOCIATION OF PARALEGALS
Louisville Association of Paralegals Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program
Hot Topic - Immigration
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bristol Bar & Grille
(Buffet opens at 11:30 am & CLE Program begins at Noon)
Immigration is a hot topic in the news. This CLE program is designed to broaden our understanding of this complicated area of federal law and to provide insight on the immigration-related issues in our community. Our featured speaker is Kentucky State Representative and Immigration Attorney, Nima Kulkarni, of Indus Law Firm. This CLE program qualifies for one (1) non-ethics credit for Certified Kentucky Paralegals.
LAP Members - Lunch is on us! To show appreciation for our members, the LAP is providing free registration and lunch for its members. Registration is required. LAP members must log on as a member at www.loupara.org prior to registering. Non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend for a registration fee of $20, which includes lunch. Registration deadline is noon on Monday, September 23, 2019. If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Melissa Reynolds, CKP, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State Representative Nima Kulkarni is the founder and managing attorney of Indus Law Firm. Her practice focuses on corporate, employment-based, and family-based immigration law. Representative Kulkarni holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Louisville. She also holds a Juris Doctor from the Antioch-UDC School of Law. In 2018, Representative Kulkarni was elected as the first Indian State Representative in Kentucky history. She represents the 40th District in Louisville. She is a board member of the Community Foundation of Louisville, Fund for the Arts, and the Indian Professional Council of Kentucky, is a member of the Greater Louisville Outstanding Women (GLOW) and serves as a Country Ambassador for the Greater Louisville International Professionals (GLIP). She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Louisville, serving on the International Service Committee, and a co-founder of the Human Rights Section at the Louisville Bar Association, which was named Section of the Year in 2017. Representative Kulkarni has been awarded the Global Visionary Award from the World Affairs Council and named an Emerging Leader by Greater Louisville Inc. She was also named a Business First 40 under 40 honoree and was a Presentation Academy Tower Award recipient in the category of Government & Law. Ms. Kulkarni has been profiled in several Business First publications, including Business Women First and 20 Lawyers to Know, and has appeared numerous times on KET’s KY Tonight and One to One along with numerous other community forums. Representative Kulkarni is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and has established relationships with legislators on a state and national level through her advocacy work. Representative Kulkarni has also established the New Americans Initiative, a nonprofit dedicated to educating, engaging and building awareness of immigrant and immigration-related issues in our community.