Florida Alliance of Paralegal Associations



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FAPA 10th Annual Seminar - Better Together! Registration

  • 07 Oct 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Keiser University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309


  • (must provide proof of current student enrollment)
  • (must provide proof of currently enrolled Keiser student)

FAPA 2017 10th Annual Seminar - Better Together!

First FAPA Joint Event with SFPA!


Saturday, October 7, 2017 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

Location: Keiser University - Ft.Lauderdale Campus

1500 NW 49th Street, 5th Floor

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309



    (6 CLE units, including 1 of Ethics!*)

*Approved by NALA & NFPA!
Qualifies for maintaining FRP credentials.

Seminar and Social Event Registration Deadline Extended:

Tuesday, Oct. 3rd

(all seminar fees must be paid & received upon online registration)


FAPA & SFPA have jointly lined up dynamic speakers for FAPA's 10th Annual Seminar being held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this year. The seminar offers 6 hours of cle units, including 1 in Ethics!  The speakers will focus on Immigration Law, Business Law & Litigation, Jury Selection & Trial, Cyber Security & eDiscovery, Ethics (America's Biases and how they impact cases), and Technology. So come join us in beautiful Fort Lauderdale this Fall on October 7th at the jointly held Annual Seminar - Better Together!



$75.00 FAPA Member

$75.00 Non-Member (New Discounted rate!)

$50.00 Student

$25.00 Student (Keiser)

(Students must provide proof of enrollment)


(Click here for updated Seminar Brochure)


Once registered online for the Seminar, please be sure to sign up to attend the free Saturday Evening Social Networking Event

held shortly after the seminar from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Plunge Beach Hotel on Lauderdale By The Sea!. Space is limited for this social event and you must be registered to attend the FAPA 2017 Seminar.

Click here to sign up for Social Event!

 Event sponsored by our Gold & Silver Sponsors!



Hotel Accommodations:


  4660 El Mar Drive
  Lauderdale By The Sea, FL 33308
 Register online directly via the link below
for FAPA Group Special Rate:

Plunge Beach Hotel

    $109 (Double or King) per night, plus resort fee and taxes!

(resort fee includes "free" Valet Parking, Wi-Fi, and Beach/Pool Towel with poolside Chair/Umbrella)   

Deadline to reserve room under group rate is: September 6, 2017.
After this date, reservations are at hotel's current posted rates.


2017 Seminar Sponsors & Exhibitors:
(as of 9.15.2017)

Mint Legal Solutions v Serve Legal Process v Esquire Solutions 
CT Corp v Trial Consulting Services v Riesdorph Reporting Group 
Solomon Search Group v Beacon Hill Staffing Group   
Veritext Legal Solutions v XACT Data Discovery 
v Registered Agent Services Inc. (RASi)
Florida Filing & Search Services Inc.
National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) 
National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. (NALA)

Seminar Agenda

8:30 - 9:10 a.m.           Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:10 - 10:00 a.m.         Opening Remarks & First Session: Immigration Laws and Agency Policies: Legal Document Management and Filing in the Face of Changes presented by Daniel Palugyai, Esq. of Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli and Pratt P.A 

10:00 - 10:10 a.m.      Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:10 - 11:00 a.m.      America’s Subtle Biases, including those against Muslims, and how these biases influence cases presented by Franklin Zemel, Esq. & Ariel Deray, Esq. of Arnstein & Lehr LLP 

11:00 - 11:10 a.m.      Networking Break with Exhibitors

11:10 - 12:00 p.m.      Jury Selection & Trial: The Influence of Social Medial presented by Robert “Bob” Kelley, Esq. & Kimberly L. Wald, Esq. of Kelley/Uustal Trial Attorneys 

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.         Lunch with Exhibitors

1:00 - 1:50 p.m.           Business Law with Litigation (including class actions, privacy litigation, consumer fraud, shareholders and corporate governance litigation) presented by Paul Geller, Esq. & Jason Alperstein, Esq. of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP 

1:50 - 2:10 p.m.           Break & Exhibitor Door Prizes

2:10 - 3:00 p.m.           Cyber Security/eDiscovery: The Law, Trends & Prevention presented by Charles Brad Leopard, US Secret Service Agent & Det. Steve Kaufman, Miami Dade Police Dept./Homeland Security

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.           Break & Exhibitor Door Prizes

3:20 - 4:10 p.m.           The Paralegal & MS Technology: How to Enhance Your Legal Services presented by Aileen Requejado, ACP, FRP, Public Finance Paralegal of Greenberg Traurig

4:10 - 4:30 p.m.           Closing Remarks & Survey (Final Door Prize Awarded)

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.           Social Event at the Plunge Beach Hotel!

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

this seminar event without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Fees are effective and due at time of registration. Refunds will be provided less $25 

Cancellation Fee for cancellations requested by Sept. 29, 2017. 

No refunds provided thereafter.

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