Calendar of Events

October 2014

October 9-12: NFPA - Annual Convention (Dallas, TX)


October 11: The Fall 2014 Ohio Statewide meeting will be in Toledo on Saturday, October 11th. Additional details coming soon!
October 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.
October 14: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.

October 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: Meet the Candidates Judicial Forum
Speakers: Judicial Forum – Meet the Candidates!
The Paralegal Association of Central Ohio is partnering with the Columbus Bar Association its annual "Meet the Candidates" Judicial Forum at the CBA on Wednesday, October 15 at Noon. Below are the confirmed candidates who will say a few words about why they should be elected:

1. William H. Woods - Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Common Pleas
http://www.woodsforjudge.com/meet-william-h-woods.html
2. Tom Letson – Candidate for Judge, Ohio Supreme Court
http://judgepedia.org/Tom_Letson
3. Mary Jo Kilroy – Candidate for Judge, 10th District Court of Appeals
http://kilroyforjudge.com
4. Dana Preisse - Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas/ Domestic /Juvenile
http://judgepedia.org/Dana_S._Preisse
5. Valoria Hoover - Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
http://www.hooverforjudge.com
6. Fred Nelson - Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
http://www.frednelsonforjudge.com
7. John M. Gonzales - Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Common Pleas Court (MAYBE)
http://gonzalesforjudge.org
8. James W. Brown - Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Division of Domestic Relations
http://www.vote4jamesbrown.com
9. Christopher Brown – Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Common Pleas Court
http://www.chrisbrown4judge.com
10. Jennifer Brunner - Candidate for Judge, 10th District Court of Appeals
http://www.brunnerforjudge.com
11. Monica Hawkins – Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
http://www.electmonicahawkinsforjudge.com
12. Lisa Sadler – Candidate for Judge, 10th District Court of Appeals
http://www.judgesadler.com
13. Rita McNeil Danish – Candidate for Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
http://www.judgemcneildanish.com
14. Thomas F. Hayes - Candidate for Judge, Common Pleas Court
http://judgepedia.org/Thomas_F._Hayes
15. Judith L. French - Candidate for Judge, Ohio Supreme Court
http://www.justicejudifrench.com

*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 Vender of the Month for providing lunch: National Service Information, Inc.


October 21: OSBA Certification Study Group, 12:00pm at the Columbus Bar Association Mediation Room.

Are you considering sitting for the Spring 2015 Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Paralegal Certification Exam? If so, please plan to join the PACO-sponsored OSBA Paralegal Certification Exam Study Group Committee for more information about the certification and an orientation for the upcoming Study Group Meetings. Guest speakers include Christopher Roudez, OSBA Section and Certification Services Coordinator, and paralegals who have earned the title of OSBA Certified Paralegal.

Orientation will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at Noon, Columbus Bar Association, Mediation Room, 175 South Third Street, Suite 1100, Columbus.

The Study Group is open to both PACO and non-PACO members. If you cannot attend and would like more information about the study group or if you would like to receive notices of study session dates and locations, please contact Vicki Babbert at Vicki.Babbert@icemiller.com, Tel: 614-462-4925.

Check out the OSBA website for further details on the certification.


November 2014

November 10: 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.


November 11: **LOCATION CHANGE** PACO General Membership Meeting, 12:00-1:00pm at the SERS Building Conference Room (300 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215).

Topic: Cyber Security, Identity Theft and Credit Card Breach
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 Vender of the Month for providing lunch: Spectrum Reporting!
November 11: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
November 19: Annual CLE for Wills Clinic Volunteers, 1:00pm at the offices of the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, 1108 City Park Avenue in German Village. It will earn attendees 3 hours of CLE and is free of charge. Attendance will prepare and qualify individuals to volunteer at Wills Clinics in 2015. Contact Pro Bono Committee Chair Teresa Scharf at ProBonoColumbus@gmail.com to sign up!.


December 2014

December 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.


December 9: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
December 17: PACO General Membership Meeting, 12:00-1:00pm at the Columbus Bar Association offices (175 S. Third St., Suite 1100, Columbus, OH 43215).

Topic: ECMs and Air Bag Modules: Thinking Outside the Black Box
ECMs and Air Bags are designed to inform adjusters what an Electronic Data Recorder (EDR) is, what vehicles have them and what it records. Both passenger and commercial vehicles are covered. How the data can be used and misused will be discussed. Finally, State and Federal EDR laws will be presented.
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 Vender of the Month for providing lunch: Rimkus Consulting!


January 2015

January 12: 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.


January 13: Board Meeting, 6:00pm at Poling Law.
January 25: 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 Vender of the Month for providing lunch: Second Image National!


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: 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 Vender of the Month for providing lunch: Columbus Bar Interpreting Services!


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 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: 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 Vender of the Month for providing lunch: Interhack!


April 2015

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 Vender of the Month for providing lunch: Spectrum Reporting!


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 18: Paralegal Day


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.



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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