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New Orleans Paralegal Association

Welcome to the New Orleans Paralegal Association (NOPA) website. NOPA is a voluntary non-profit organization composed of paralegals, students, and vendors who are interested in furthering their own professional development  and promote the professional advancement of paralegals in the Greater New Orleans area. NOPA is proudly affiliated with the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA). Please visit our Events Calendar section above  to find out more about our upcoming meetings and socials. You can also click on the icons below to check out out Facebook and LinkedIn pages. Thank you for your interest in the New Orleans Paralegal Association.

Join the New Orleans Paralegal Association at our Education Seminar

Friday, October 30, 2015 at the New Orleans Marriott Convention Center

“Planting Seeds To Steps Toward Success”


This full-day event is designed for Paralegals and other legal professionals. Continuing Legal Education

("CLE") credits are certified by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations and are offered on a

variety of topics including: Ethics, Medicare Set Asides & Lien Issues, Medical Marijuana & The Effects

of Employment Law, Google Docs for the Paralegal, Trial Preparation and Legal Perspectives of

e-discovery with more to come.

Your registration fee includes: CLE credits, admission to the vendor fair,

 continental breakfast and a three course luncheon!!

Lunch will feature Keynote Speaker:

United States Attorney Kenneth A. Polite, Jr.

Eastern District of Louisiana

NOPA's legal educational seminar will provide you with the tools you need to enhance your career.


 $120.00 for Members

$140.00 for Non-Members

$60.00 for Students

$50.00 Lunch Only

$85.00 for Half Day

 (Half-Day registrations will be accepted for both the morning and afternoon sessions and includes lunch)

Judges, Attorneys, Law Clerks, Law School Students, Paralegal’s, Paralegal Students, Legal Assistants,

Legal Secretary’s, Receptions, File Clerks, Runners, etc. are all welcomed to attend!!!


Limited scholarship funds are available to defray costs for members and students. Funds are awarded on a

come, first-served basis; contact us today at sonjanitajordan@hotmail.com for more information.

 A $35.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all registrations cancelled on or after October 23, 2015.


A $25.00 late registration fee is applied to all registrations after October 27, 2015.


For General Information please contact Sonjanita Jordan at sonjanitajordan@hotmail.com (504) 491-6020

2015 Annual Educational Seminar.pdf

SIGN UP HERE:  2015 Annual Education Seminar & CLE Event


NOPA is having a Football Pool Fundraiser!!!  The cost of a square is $50.00 for

the regular season of 16 games.  You only make one $50.00 payment for all 16

games!!!  Payout is $25.00 for quarters 1, 2, 3 and the final score.  If you would

like to be a part of this fun fundraiser, please email Zelda Gillan at

zgillan@jeffparish.net with the number of the square you choose and mail your

payment/s to NOPA, P.O. Box 58252, New Orleans, La. 70158-8252. 

You can make a one-time payment of $50.00 or your payments can be broken

down into individual payments.  The total payment of $50.00 MUST be received

by September 4, 2015 or your square is forfeited and your deposit is non-

refundable.  The 1st regular season game is on Sunday, September 13, 2015.  Please

see the attached fundraiser form.

NOPA Football Pool Form.pdf


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