Calendar of Events

February 2015

February 9: Public Relations Committee Meeting, 5:45pm at Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill (775 Yard St., #100, Columbus, OH 43212). Please RSVP to pr@pacoparalegals.org 1 week in advance of the scheduled PR Committee Meeting.


February 10: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
February 18: CANCELED: PACO General Membership Meeting, 12:00-1:00pm at the Columbus Bar Association offices (175 S. Third St., Suite 1100, Columbus, OH 43215).

Topic: Professionalism Challenges in Your Everyday Workplace: How do you act and how do you respond?
Speaker: Mark Petrucci, Magistrate Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Columbus, Ohio Area Judiciary and Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Professionalism

EARN CLE Credit! .50 General and .25 Ethics

*Please plan to attend, have lunch and socialize with fellow members!

FREE LUNCH FOR THE FIRST 35 MEMBERS WHO RSVP!!

*RSVP to programs@pacoparalegals.org IS REQUIRED 1 week prior!

A special THANK YOU goes out to our Vendor of the Month for providing lunch: Columbus Bar Interpreting Services!
February 27: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Committee Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm via teleconference


March 2015

March 9: Public Relations Committee Meeting, 5:45pm at Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill (775 Yard St., #100, Columbus, OH 43212). Please RSVP to pr@pacoparalegals.org 1 week in advance of the scheduled PR Committee Meeting.


March 10: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
March 12: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Committee Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm via teleconference
March 12: Pro Bono Wills Clinic, 5:30-8:00pm at Seton West, 3999 Clime Rd., Columbus, OH 43223. Paralegals are also welcome to volunteer at any of the Brief-Advice Pro Bono Legal Clinics conducted at various locations across the city. Please contact Teresa Scharf at ProBonoColumbus@gmail.com if you are interested.
March 16-17: The University of Cincinnati Clermont Association of Paralegal Students visit to Columbus
March 16: Happy Hour, 5:00-7:00pm at the Grass Skirt Tiki Room. PACO Members and Sustaining Members: Got the Winter blues and have cabin fever? Stop by on your way home to network with other legal industry professionals for Happy Hour at the Grass Skirt Tiki Room, 105 N. Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 on Monday, March 16, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for free appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages! You can also meet and greet students from the University of Cincinnati Clermont Paralegal Association who will be in town visiting!
March 18: PACO General Membership Meeting, 12:00-1:00pm at the Columbus Bar Association offices (175 S. Third St., Suite 1100, Columbus, OH 43215).

Topic: Drinking From a Fire Hydrant: Basic Legal Research in the Age of Technology
Speaker: Holly L. Hawk, J.D., Solutions Consultant, LexisNexis

EARN .75 General CLE Credit!

*Please plan to attend, have lunch and socialize with fellow members!

FREE LUNCH FOR THE FIRST 35 MEMBERS WHO RSVP!!

*RSVP to programs@pacoparalegals.org IS REQUIRED 1 week prior!

A special THANK YOU goes out to our Vendor of the Month for providing lunch: Interhack!
March 18: Pro Bono Wills Clinic, 5:30-8:00pm at Jenkins Terrace, 1100 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43205. Paralegals are also welcome to volunteer at any of the Brief-Advice Pro Bono Legal Clinics conducted at various locations across the city. Please contact Teresa Scharf at ProBonoColumbus@gmail.com if you are interested.
March 26: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Committee Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm via teleconference


April 2015

April 11: Student Liaison Committee Career Readiness Presentation, 11:00am-1:00pm at Columbus State Conference Center (Columbus State Student Paralegal Association)


April 13: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Committee Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm via teleconference
April 13: Public Relations Committee Meeting, 5:45pm at Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill (775 Yard St., #100, Columbus, OH 43212). Please RSVP to pr@pacoparalegals.org 1 week in advance of the scheduled PR Committee Meeting.
April 14: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
April 15: PACO General Membership Meeting, 12:00-1:00pm at the Columbus Bar Association offices (175 S. Third St., Suite 1100, Columbus, OH 43215).

Topic: TBA
Speaker: TBA

*Please plan to attend, have lunch and socialize with fellow members!

FREE LUNCH FOR THE FIRST 35 MEMBERS WHO RSVP!!

*RSVP to programs@pacoparalegals.org IS REQUIRED 1 week prior!

A special THANK YOU goes out to our Vendor of the Month for providing lunch: Spectrum Reporting!
April 30: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Committee Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm via teleconference


May 2015

May 11: Public Relations Committee Meeting, 5:45pm at Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill (775 Yard St., #100, Columbus, OH 43212). Please RSVP to pr@pacoparalegals.org 1 week in advance of the scheduled PR Committee Meeting.


May 12: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
May 13: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Committee Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm via teleconference
May 18: Paralegal Day Celebration, 11:30am-1:30pm at the Ivory Room at Miranova. The Paralegal Association of Central Ohio (PACO) celebrates Paralegal Day in Columbus, Ohio as proclaimed by the Governor and Mayor on the 3rd Monday in May each year. This event is a time to celebrate the profession and the contributions paralegals make to the legal field and to our community as a whole. This year, Paralegal Day will be a garden party themed luncheon at the Ivory Room at Miranova, located at 2 Miranova Place. Join us on May 18th from11:30 to 1:30 for a delicious Cameron Mitchell meal in this stunning setting overlooking downtown Columbus!
May 27: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Committee Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm via teleconference


June 2015

June 8: Public Relations Committee Meeting, 5:45pm at Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill (775 Yard St., #100, Columbus, OH 43212). Please RSVP to pr@pacoparalegals.org 1 week in advance of the scheduled PR Committee Meeting.


June 9: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
June 17: Annual Membership Meeting - Elections


September 2015

September 25: Paralegal Extreme Makeover Event, 9:00am-3:30pm (registration begins at 8:30am) at Columbus State Conference Center




Brief-Advice Clinics:

Everyone is invited to attend and participate in these clinics that offer free legal advice to persons in need. Student members should especially should think about attending and obtaining experience. Contact probono@pacoparalegals.org for more information.

  • 1st Monday of each month @ 5 pm - Vineyard Church, 6000 Cooper Road, Far North Westerville     (http://www.vineyardcommunitycenter.org/pages/clinics.aspx)
  • 1st Thursday of each month @ 5:30 pm - United Methodist Church, 501 East Broad Street, Downtown Columbus
  • 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 6 pm - First Church of God, 3480 Refugee Road, Southeast Columbus
  • 2nd Thursday of each month @ 5:30 pm - The Greater Hilltop Area Shalom Zone, 1100 Hague Avenue, West Columbus
  • 3rd Tuesday of each month @ 5:30 pm - UALC The Church at Mill Run, 3500 Mill Run Drive, Hilliard, OH, Northwest Columbus
  • 3rd Thursday of each month @ 5:30 pm - The Broad Street Presbyterian Church, 760 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43205
  • 4th Monday of each month @ 5:30 pm - New Salem Baptist Church / Gye Nyame Center, 2830 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211
  • 4th Wednesday of each month @ 5:30 pm - Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 428 East Main Street, Near Downtown Columbus


 
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