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Welcome 2017-2019 VPO Board

May 18, 2017

At the May 18, 2017 Annual Meeting, the Vermont Paralegal Organization elected its new Board of Directors for 2017-2019.  Welcome New Board:  President, Lucia White, CP; Vice President Louise Reese; Secretary Karen Farnsworth; Treasurer Sar... Read more

2017 VPO Annual Meeting

Apr 5, 2017

SAVE THE DATE:  MAY 18, 2017 The 2017 VPO Annual Meeting is May 18, 2017 at the Double Tree Hotel on Williston Road in South Burlington.  SAVE THE DATE and come join us for CLE sessions and voting in your 2017-2019 Board of Directors. &nbs... Read more

Paralegal Certification Scholarship Awarded for 2016

Jul 11, 2016

The VPO would like to congratulate Robyn Sweet as the 2016 Paralegal Certification Scholarship recipient.  Robyn's application was received during the second quarter and the scholarship awarded to her shortly thereafter.  We wish Robyn the ... Read more

2016 VPO Annual Meeting

May 12, 2016

The VPO announces its 2016 Annual Meeting!  This year, we will be having a scaled down Annual Meeting in the form of a dinner with a special guest speaker.  Due to the fact that we are planning the 2016 NFPA Annual Convention and the CLE se... Read more

Paralegal Certification Scholarship Awarded for 2015

Jul 29, 2015

The VPO would like to congratulate Sara Boyden as the 2015 Paralegal Certification Scholarship recipient.  Sara's application was received during the second quarter and the scholarship awarded to her shortly thereafter.  We wish Sara the be... Read more

2015 Annual Meeting - May 14, 2015

Mar 4, 2015

SAVE THE DATE - May 14, 2015!  The 2015 VPO Annual Meeting will be held on May 14, 2015 at the Hampton Inn in Colchester.  Confirmed CLE topics to date will include real estate, workers compensation, HIPAA compliance, and legal writing. &nb... Read more

October 23, 2014 Contracts CLE

Sep 24, 2014

The VPO is proud to sponsor a half-day (morning) CLE on Contracts, presented by Mark Sciarrotta, Esq. of VELCO, on October 23 at GE Healthcare in South Burlington.  Click here for the brochure and registration form for the event.  If you ha... Read more

VPO ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 4, 2014

On September 4, 2014, several members of the Vermont Paralegal Organization Board and Committees accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominated the Capital District Paralegal Association and the New York City Paralegal Association to accept the ... Read more

2014 VPO Annual Meeting & Conference

Feb 18, 2014

SAVE THE DATE - MAY 15, 2014 - The VPO Annual Meeting & Conference is scheduled for May 15, 2014, at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel on Williston Road in South Burlington.  We are planning continuing legal education seminars on the following... Read more

Part 2 December Lunch 'N Learn - CaseMap

Dec 12, 2013

Come join the VPO for Part 2 of the Lunch and Learn Sessions to learn more about document/case management software.  Join us to learn more about CaseMap on Thursday, December 12th.  Best of all -- it's FREE!  Click here for more inform... Read more

December 2013 Lunch and Learn

Nov 19, 2013

The VPO announces its Lunch and Learn scheduled for December 5, 2013.  We are having iPro show us (via Webex) their iPro Eclipse document/case management software.  Click here for more information.  It's FREE, but space is limited so R... Read more

VPO Fall 2013 CLE

Sep 18, 2013

The VPO is pleased to announce its upcoming Fall 2013 CLE Opportunity - It's Just Business!  Come learn about business formation, non-profits and intellectual property on November 6, 2013 at GE Healthcare from 9:00 to 12:00.  For more infor... Read more

June Updates

Jun 18, 2013

The VPO is having a Summer Social and Convention Planning Kick Off Event, at Halvorson's on Church Street in Burlington, on August 15, 2013, beginning at 6:00 p.m.  The VPO will be providing munchies and non-alcoholic beverages.  For member... Read more

2013 Annual Meeting and CLE Conference

May 8, 2013

Come join the VPO for its Annual Meeting and CLE Conference on May 8, 2013 at the Hampton Inn in Colchester.  We will be having CLE sessions in Digital Forensics, Real Estate Updates, Supreme Court Filings, Estate Planning and Police Investigati... Read more

2013 Annual Meeting and CLE Conference

Feb 18, 2013

SAVE THE DATE!!  The VPO 2013 Annual Meeting and CLE Conference is scheduled for May 8, 2013 at the Hampton Inn in Colchester.  This is an election year, so come out and show your support and get involved with the VPO.  Watch your in-b... Read more

Fall 2012 CLE Seminar

Nov 4, 2012

The VPO announces its fall CLE Seminar:  The Foreclosure Process from Start to Finish.  Join us on November 29, 2012, from 9:00 to 12:00 noon, at GE Healthcare.  Click here for more information and to complete your registration form.... Read more

Congratulations Kristin Mattes

Oct 1, 2012

The VPO congratulates Kristin Mattes who was selected by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations as the 2012 recipient of the Individual Pro Bono Award for exhibiting outstanding dedication and service in the area of pro bono service to the... Read more

VPO to Host 2016 NFPA National Convention

Oct 1, 2012

The Vermont Paralegal Organization was chosen to host the 2016 National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) National Convention in Burlington!  The VPO submitted a bid and presentation at the convention this year in Alaska and we were ch... Read more

October CLE Opportunity

Sep 6, 2012

The VPO is pleased to announce its October CLE Opportunity:  Employment Law.  We are please to offer a half-day seminar with Kerin Stackpole, Esq., on the basics of Employment Law.  The seminar is October 11, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 12... Read more

Convention Bid Tag Line Winner

Aug 8, 2012

The VPO congratulates Robyn Sweet of Cleary Shahi & Aicher as the winner of the Convention Bid Tag Line Winner Contest.  Robyn's winning tag line is:  "Experience the Sweetness of Vermont."  Thank you Robyn for your creative entrie... Read more

2016 Convention Bid Tag Line Contest

Jun 26, 2012

The VPO has decided to submit a bid to host the NFPA Annual Convention when it returns to the East Coast in 2016.  Hosting the Annual Convention will give VPO members the opportunity to observe the convention and see what NFPA is really all abou... Read more

Exhibit Sticker Fundraiser and New Member Benefit

May 11, 2012

The VPO has obtained a new member benefit and has launched a fundraising effort all in one exciting opportunity for you!  We have coordinated with ExhibitSticker.com to offer members a 15% discount on an Adobe Plug-In that creates any color exhi... Read more

VPO Annual Meeting and CLE - May 10, 2012

Mar 25, 2012

The VPO is having its Annual Meeting and CLE conference at the Hampton Inn in Colchester on May 10, 2012.  We have several options for CLE opportunities and our Keynote Speaker is Vermont Supreme Court Justice Beth Robinson.  Please click h... Read more

March Appearances

Mar 23, 2012

The Vermont Paralegal Organization attended two events this month to promote the organization to the legal and educational community.  The VPO had an Exhibitor's Table at the Vermont Bar Association's Mid-Year Meeting on March 23, 2012, at the... Read more

May 10, 2012 - SAVE THE DATE

Feb 25, 2012

The VPO wants you to SAVE the date of May 10, 2012 to attend the VPO Annual Meeting and CLE Conference.  This year we will be holding our Annual Meeting and CLE Conference at the Hampton Inn in Colchester.  We have a great day of CLE opport... Read more

VPO Announces November CLE Opportunity

Oct 25, 2011

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS CLE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOW NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS.  [We hope to reschedule this presentation for our next annual meeting.]   The VPO is announcing a CLE Opportunity on November 15, 2011 - Insurance 1... Read more

VPO - Dress Barn VIP Night

Oct 6, 2011

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., the Dress Barn is offering VPO members a VIP Night where members will receive a 15% off discount on purchases.  You will most likely be greeted by a VPO member, who also works at the Dress ... Read more

VPO Announces October CLE

Sep 6, 2011

The VPO announces its October CLE opportunity.  On Thursday, October 13, 2011, the VPO is sponsoring a half-day CLE session on Legal Research, Analysis and Writing.  The seminar will be located in the Evergreen Room at GE Heathcare, 40 IDX ... Read more

VPO Activism Rewards Program

Jul 20, 2011

The VPO announced its Activism Rewards Program on July 20, 2011 at the Hump Day Summer Social.  The purpose of the Rewards Program is to increase membership in the VPO and encourage our members to become active and involved in the Organization.&... Read more

2011 VPO Election Results and Scholarship Winner

May 1, 2011

Congratulations to the newly elected Vermont Paralegal Organization Board of Directors.  On Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the VPO Annual Meeting and CLE Conference, held at the Capital Plaza in Montpelier, the members of the VPO elected their new... Read more

Register for VPO 2011 Annual Meeting and Conference

Mar 28, 2011

The Vermont Paralegal Organization's 2011 Annual Meeting and Conference is being held on April 28, 2011, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier, Vermont.  Additional information regarding the meeting and conference, and the CLE opportunities a... Read more

VPO Raises $4,918.40 Making Strides

Feb 26, 2011

The VPO recently received notice from the American Cancer Society that it raised a total of $4,918.40 in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Chittenden County event in October 2010.  Congratulations and Thank You to the members of the VP... Read more

Developing Pro-Bono Opportunities

Dec 30, 2010

Through the hard work of our Pro-bono Committee Chairperson, Kristin Mattes, and with the assistance of Attorney Jacqueline Majoros of Vermont Legal Aid, the VPO will have the opportunity to become involved with the Vermont Long Term Care Ombudsman P... Read more

Newsletter Editor Wanted

Oct 12, 2010

The VPO is looking for a voting member to become the Newsletter Chairperson and Editor. Louise Reese, our long-time Newsletter Editor and Chairperson, has resigned her position as Newsletter Editor to pursue other interests on the CLE Committee. If y... Read more

Vermont's Newest PACE Registered Paralegal

Oct 1, 2010

This VPO would like to congratulate Laurie Noyes of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer on becoming Vermont's newest PACE Registered Paralegal.  Laurie took and successfully passed the National Federation of Paralegal Associations Paralegal Adv... Read more

2010-2011 VPO Scholarship Winner

May 20, 2010

Congratulations to Leah Olave, the 2010-2011 VPO Scholarship Winner, and to Laurie Noyes, the 2010 VPO PACE Scholarship Winner!... Read more

VPO Exhibits at VBA Mid-Year Meeting

Mar 19, 2010

The VPO was pleased to be able to participate as an Exhibitor at the Vermont Bar Association's 53rd Mid-Year Meeting on Friday, March 19, 2010, at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington. The VPO's Exhibit Table included copies of The Paralegal Perspective, ... Read more

Tina Wiles Receives Roger A. Perry Award

Oct 15, 2009

The VPO is proud to announce that Tina Wiles, former Region V Director and Past VPO President, has accepted the Champlain College Alumni Council's 2009 nomination for the Roger A. Perry Award.  The award is given to alumni who show great leaders... Read more

2009 Digital Forensics and E-Discovery Seminar

Oct 6, 2009

On Tuesday, October 6, 2009, the VPO, in conjunction with the Vermont Bar Association, held its 2009 Digital Forensics and E-Discovery seminar at the Chittenden Bank/People's United in downtown Burlington.  It was a well attended event and inclu... Read more

 

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