Florida Alliance of Paralegal Associations



The Voice of the Florida Paralegal Profession


2020 FAPA Annual Seminar - Registration!

  • 16 May 2020
  • 8:45 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Keiser University, Ft. Myers, FL 33905


  • Student must provide proof of current student enrollment - send to seminar@fapainc.org
  • Student must provide proof of currently enrolled Keiser student - send to seminar@fapainc.org


2020 FAPA 13th Annual Legal Seminar - Paralegal Retreat Complex Human Interests, Litigation, Technology & Ethics


Saturday, May 16, 2020 (8:45 am to 4:45 pm)

Location: Keiser University - Ft. Myers Campus

9100 Forum Corporate Pkwy

Ft. Myers, FL 33905



    (6 CLE units, including Technology & Ethics!)

Approval pending by NALA & NFPA.
Upon approval, qualifies for maintaining FRP credentials.


Early Registration is Now Open!

All seminar registrations must be made online.
Fees must be paid online or via check within 5 days of online registration.



FAPA has once again lined up dynamic speakers who will be 

presenting substantive legal, technology, professional and ethics sessions

on current topics for its Annual Seminar this year!  

We will also be hosting a Social Networking Event after the
seminar sponsored by the Silver & Gold Sponsors!
So come join us in beautiful Ft. Myers
 on May 16th!

Seminar Registration*:

       Once seats are sold out, registration will close, unless otherwise notified.


$75 - FAPA Member - Early Registration Rate

$95 - Non-FAPA Member - Early Registration Rate

$50.00 - Student  Rate

$25.00 - Student (Keiser Univ.) Rate

After Early Registration Deadline:

$125 - FAPA Member - Regular Rate

$150 - Non-FAPA Member - Regular Rate

FAPA Members are members of NEFPA, SFPA, SWFPA, TBPA or Direct Members.

Students must provide proof of enrollment (email to seminar@fapainc.org)

FAPA Association Members (NEFPA, SFPA, SWFPA & TBPA) are Sponsors of this Seminar.

Speakers & Topics:

Carrie Kerskie, BAI of Griffon Force, LLC
 Cyber Security & Your Public Information

Kristie Scott, Esq. & Mary Cosmo, Esq.
Legal Technology & Electronic Notarization

Pamela Seay, JD, LLM, Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Marijuana Law and Impact on Enforcement & Cases

Special Agent Patrick Crough, Lee County FDLE
Human Trafficking & Investigations for Trial

A. Kevin Houston, Esq., of La Cava & Jacobson, P.A. 
Complex Civil Litigation

Ita M. Neymotin, Esq., LLM, MPA, Regional Counsel, Second District Court of Appeals

& Henry Lee Paul, Esq.

Professionalism & Ethics for Paralegals

Seminar General Agenda

8:45-9:15 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:15-12:25 p.m. Opening Remarks & Speaker Sessions
12:25-1:15 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
1:15-4:40 p.m. Afternoon Speaker Sessions
4:40-4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks & Final Door Prize Awarded
5:30-7:30 p.m. Social Event at the Hyatt Place At The Forum!

*See information at the bottom of this registration page for further information, deadline details and disclaimers.

Social Networking Event!

Remember to sign up via the link below to attend the

Social Networking Event

held shortly after the seminar on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

at the Hyatt Place At The Forum! 

Space is limited for this social event, so don't forget to sign up!

You must be registered to attend the 2020 FAPA Annual Seminar 

in order to attend this social event.


Event sponsored by our Gold & Silver Sponsors!



Hotel Accommodations:


Hyatt Place At The Forum

2600 Champion Ring Road, Fort Myers, FL 33905
 FAPA Guest Room Rate is $85 per night, plus taxes/fees.
Register directly with the hotel by calling and asking for FAPA Group Rate. 

  Hotel Reservations:  (239) 418-1844.

Deadline to reserve guest room under FAPA Group Rate is: 4/26/2020.
After this date or when all rooms are booked, hotel's current rates apply.

2020 Seminar Sponsors & Exhibitors:

(as of 2/27/2020)

Gold Sponsors:
Serve Legal Processing

Trial Consulting Services (TCS)

Registered Agent Solutions Inc. (RASi)

Silver Sponsor:
Client Legal Funding


Monzingo, LLC (Legal Recruiter)

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA)
Horizon Legal Solutions Inc. (Language Pickup)

Association Member Sponsors:

Northeast Florida Paralegal Association (NEFPA)

Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc. (TBPA)

Southwest Florida Paralegal Association (SWFPA)

South Florida Paralegal Association (SFPA)

Special Sponsor:
Keiser University, Ft. Myers Campus

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

this seminar event without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Early Bird Special Fees are effective to April 1, 2020. 

Registration will close May 1, 2020, unless otherwise posted. 

Continental Breakfast & Lunch are included in the registration fees.

Fees are effective and due at time of registration. 

Refunds will be provided less a $25 Cancellation Fee 

for cancellations requested prior to May 1, 2020. 

No refunds provided thereafter.

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