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Upcoming events

    • 29 May 2022
    • 7:30 AM
    • Mount Woodson



    • 5 Jun 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    • 15 Jun 2022
    • 11:30 PM
    • Virtual Application



    • 11 Jul 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Due to the holiday that land's on the first Monday of July, the July board meeting will be taking place on the 2nd Monday of the month. 

    We hope to see you there!

    • 14 Jul 2022
    • 8:30 AM
    • 16 Jul 2022
    • 7:30 PM
    • Phoenix, AZ


    2022 NALA

    CONFERENCE & EXPO

    Every year NALA hosts a 3-day educational conference which features leading experts in the legal field and 30+ sessions, including CP Exam Review Courses. This conference is a great way to earn CLE, elevate your education, and engage with other law professionals.

    Join us at the nation’s top paralegal conference, July 14-16, 2022! This educational event will provide you will excellent networking opportunities, a chance to earn CLE hours from a variety of education sessions, and all the skills you’ll need to elevate and enhance your professional skills. The 2022 NALA Conference & Expo will be held at the luxurious JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa located in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Please join your fellow paralegals and other legal professionals July 14-16 for this top-notch educational event. We hope you are as excited as we are.

    CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION


    • 1 Aug 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    • 12 Sep 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Due to the holiday that land's on the first Monday of July, the July board meeting will be taking place on the 2nd Monday of the month. 

    We hope to see you there!

    • 3 Oct 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    • 7 Nov 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    • 5 Dec 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Past events

27 May 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Basics from the EDRM - Free MCLE
20 May 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Women in eDiscovery 2022 National Conference Recap
19 May 2022 SD ESI Forum: Live from the Metaverse
13 May 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Paralegal Academy
10 May 2022 SD Law Library: Job Hunting in the Legal Arena with Kristine Custodio
6 May 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Writing for Success
2 May 2022 May Board Meeting
2 May 2022 WOMEN IN eDISCOVERY 2022 CONFERENCE
30 Apr 2022 LAPA Spring Career Conference
29 Apr 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Project Management
27 Apr 2022 Community Events: Men of Color - Legal Professionals Tips for Success
25 Apr 2022 SDLSA: Calendaring with Sheila Grela of Procopio
23 Apr 2022 Bridging the Gap Annual Education Conference
22 Apr 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: TEDx Speaker Olga Mack Discussion on Legal Tech
16 Apr 2022 CAPA Goal Paralegal Pathways - Litigation Support & Project Management
15 Apr 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Mentorship with Procopio's Mindy Morton
8 Apr 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Bridging the Gap Overview
4 Apr 2022 April Board Meeting
1 Apr 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Career Success
31 Mar 2022 Elimination Bias: A Transgender Perspective
25 Mar 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Analytics in the Legal Realm - Free MCLE Credit
18 Mar 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: Multi-Language Data Review & Categorization
11 Mar 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Highlights from Legal Week
7 Mar 2022 March Board Meeting
4 Mar 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Discussion on Wellness
27 Feb 2022 SDPA Cares Group Hike
26 Feb 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders: AI in the Legal Realm - Free MCLE Credit
26 Feb 2022 2022 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition
18 Feb 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Making the Most of Training
17 Feb 2022 San Diego ESI Forum: Lessons of the Pandemic with Tom O'Connor
11 Feb 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Improving Communications
4 Feb 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Tech Tips & Tricks with Stephanie Clerkin
29 Jan 2022 2022 Annual January Board Retreat - Leadership Discussion on Radical Candor
28 Jan 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Ethical Issues in Defensible Disposition - FREE MCLE
25 Jan 2022 LPI - Tech Training - Microsoft Office: Quick Parts
21 Jan 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Setting Goals
14 Jan 2022 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Soft Skills for Paralegals
12 Jan 2022 Practical Legal Tech Ethics - Free MCLE
17 Dec 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Skills vs. Knowledge
15 Dec 2021 SDPA Annual Membership Meeting
8 Dec 2021 Holiday Party!
8 Dec 2021 Network Your Way Up to the Top!
3 Dec 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - FOCUS! Where is yours?
19 Nov 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Mentorship with Sam Burns
12 Nov 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Team Building with Julie Lewis
10 Nov 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Tips, Resources, & Choices
6 Nov 2021 Let's Get Ethical! CAPA's Ethics Conference - 4MCLE Hours Available
5 Nov 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Self Education with Doug Lusk
29 Oct 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Excel at your career
22 Oct 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders. A conversation with Ryan Short from DiscoveryMaster
15 Oct 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders with Catherine "Cat" Casey
13 Oct 2021 Self Promotion and Knowing Your Worth by San Diego Women In eDiscovery
8 Oct 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders with Mark Michels Learning & Development Leader
1 Oct 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders. Alex Su, Head of Community Development at Ironclad, Inc
24 Sep 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Understanding Data its Importance
18 Sep 2021 4th Annual Volunteer Legal & Community Fair - Virtual
17 Sep 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Professional Development Tips with Doug Austin
10 Sep 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Strategic Steps to Increase your Value
3 Sep 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Upskilling in the Legal Realm
27 Aug 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Legal Administrator's Point of View
25 Aug 2021 eDiscovery Leaders Live - Double Joy this Week
21 Aug 2021 SDPA Cares - Balboa Park Hike
20 Aug 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Lessons from Boot Camp
14 Aug 2021 CA Roundtable – Discussion of the 2020 changes to handling eDiscovery under CA law
13 Aug 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Assessing Yourself Regularly
11 Aug 2021 Hot Topics in eDiscovery: 2021 Case Law Update
7 Aug 2021 Body Cam Presented by Sean Tyler, ACP, Paralegal, Prosecution Technology Unit
7 Aug 2021 The Modern Mess of Mobile Discovery
6 Aug 2021 High Precision Models
4 Aug 2021 Applying Technology to Address Discovery Challenges
30 Jul 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Paralegal Professors
23 Jul 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Pathway to Training
16 Jul 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders put me in Coach!
9 Jul 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Progress for the Paraprofessional
2 Jul 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders Renew & Review!
1 Jul 2021 Deadline to Submit SDPA Scholarship Application
26 Jun 2021 CAPA - 33rd Annual June Conference
25 Jun 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Special Event! Celebrating Joy!
18 Jun 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Change is Hard, Adapting is Necessary!
11 Jun 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Paralegal Work Experience & Legal Education - Does it work for your firm?
9 Jun 2021 Emotional Intelligence in eDiscovery - Communicating Under Stress
4 Jun 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Get Comfortable with Punches
26 May 2021 COVID - Where Do We Go From Here? Addressing Mental Health and Job Security
21 May 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Preparing & Presenting for Legal Industry Job Interview
21 May 2021 Evolving ADR Practice with ODR
19 May 2021 Virtual Mixer! Chair Yoga! Sponsored by Sheila K. Wise
15 May 2021 San Francisco Paralegal Association eDiscovery Tech Virtual Summit
14 May 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Professional Development with a Paralegal Manager
12 May 2021 How to Find and Use Location Data in Litigation
7 May 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - The Strategy of Information with with Nick Inglis
30 Apr 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – The Art of "Sound Boarding"
27 Apr 2021 Join ECFx’s Dan O’Day and Dentons’ Tara Eberhart for a presentation on ECF Notices.
26 Apr 2021 San Diego Legal Secretaries Association April Membership Meeting
23 Apr 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Joy Murao will Interview Industry Icon Ari Kaplan Regarding Trends & Challenges
21 Apr 2021 2021 Spring Virtual Meeting & Mixer
19 Apr 2021 Stress Resiliency & Peak Performance for Paralegals Presented by Jarrett Green, M.A.
16 Apr 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Mary Rechtoris & Mila Taylor | Work/Life Balance Act
14 Apr 2021 FREE MCLE - eDiscovery for Small & Solo Practitioners
10 Apr 2021 LAPA's Spring Career Conference
9 Apr 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Lucia da Vinci & Sherine Clarke | Cruise Control Learning part 2
2 Apr 2021 Forum with Leaders! Special Event for Attendees of Virtual Lunch with Leaders
26 Mar 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – A Discussion about Advocating for Yourself with guest Angela King of Dentons
23 Mar 2021 Multi-Association Event-Telling Their Stories, a Women's History Month presentation.
20 Mar 2021 Bridging the Gap - SDPA's Annual Education Conference
19 Mar 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Professional Development
12 Mar 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Jason Velasco, CEDS, IGP | Navigating the Legal Community
5 Mar 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Cat Casey | Professional Development & A.I
26 Feb 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Julie Ruse | Preparing Presentations
19 Feb 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders - Data & Empathy
12 Feb 2021 Virtual Lunch With Leaders - Data capabilities as a skill set needed for professional development
5 Feb 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders – Cruise Control Learning.
3 Feb 2021 Finding Your New Normal: Mental Health Self-Care with Dr. Tull
29 Jan 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders. Training in the Legal Community.
22 Jan 2021 Virtual Lunch with Leaders. Professional Development, Upgrading Tech Skills. Doug Lusk, J.D.
15 Jan 2021 Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Prevention Curriculum and Interventions by Child Welfare Services and Probation. Presenters: Fanny Yu, San Diego DDA AND Mary-Ellen Barrett, San Diego DDA
13 Jan 2021 Human Trafficking Awareness Conference. Presentation: Challenges and Triumphs of Supporting Survivors Legal Needs During COVID. Free to Thrive Speakers: Nicholas Moore, Esq., Erin Hilts, Esq. and Dion Sayles McKinney
12 Jan 2021 Human Trafficking Awareness Conference. Presenter: Carolyn Matzger, San Diego Deputy District Attorney. Topic: San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force Updates
11 Jan 2021 Human Trafficking Awareness Conference. Presenter: Paul Chang, U.S. Dept. of Labor. Topic: Labor Trafficking during Covid 19
19 Dec 2020 Free MCLE! Legal Technology Ethics. Doug Lusk, J.D. of National Society for Legal Technology discusses.
19 Dec 2020 Free MCLE! Ethical Considerations in Criminal Law Practice with Stefano Molea.
17 Dec 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Planning & Preparing for Legal Tech 2021
15 Dec 2020 Corporate Legal Preservation Obligations
11 Dec 2020 Federal and State Court Calendaring. Do You Know the Difference?
10 Dec 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Learn Networking from Lisa Lang, Esq. & Veronica Canton, Esq.
8 Dec 2020 Tips for Working with Experts
3 Dec 2020 E-Discovery Day 2020 Happy Hour! Cocktail Mixing & Happy Hour
3 Dec 2020 San Diego ESI Forum
2 Dec 2020 EDRM's Virtual Campus to Honor the Late Gayle O'Connor
19 Nov 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Discussion re the Relativity Fellows Program
13 Nov 2020 Evolving ADR Practice with ODR
12 Nov 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Discussion re Utilization of Paralegals
5 Nov 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Forensics & Cybersecurity
29 Oct 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Professional Enjoy a Lively Discussion re Development for Legal Technology
26 Oct 2020 Labor Trafficking 101 Training
22 Oct 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Professional Development, Communication & Preparation for Public Speaking
18 Oct 2020 Team SDPA and Friends ACS Breast Cancer Walk 2020
15 Oct 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders. Discussion on Adapting to Change
8 Oct 2020 Virtual lunch with Leaders! eDiscovery Cat powered by EDRM
1 Oct 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders; Resources, Tips & Tricks
24 Sep 2020 Presentation of Evidence. Entering the New Norm of Virtual Hearings
17 Sep 2020 Soft Skills in the Legal Field
10 Sep 2020 Software, Training & Certification; Discussion of Hard Skills with FayFay Ye of Los Angeles Paralegal Association
3 Sep 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders. Special guests Joy Murao and Tony Sipp
27 Aug 2020 Lunch with Leaders! Discussion about motivation
20 Aug 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Discussion on Mentorship, Justine Phillips Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
19 Aug 2020 Virtual Monthly Mixer
13 Aug 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Discussion on Influence, Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad EDRM
6 Aug 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Discussion on Resilience Peg Gianuca eDiscovery Technical Solutions Manager at The Walt Disney
30 Jul 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders! Discussion on Writing, Doug Austin, eDiscovery Today
29 Jul 2020 July Virtual Monthly Mixer
23 Jul 2020 Discussing Problem Solving
16 Jul 2020 Negotiating Salary. The 5 biggest Mistakes.
15 Jul 2020 SDPA and ACEDS OC eDiscovery Summer Refresher
9 Jul 2020 Virtual Lunch with Leaders
24 Jun 2020 Virtual Membership Mixer
23 Mar 2020 Food From The Bar 2020 - Team SDPA
7 Mar 2020 Human Trafficking Seminar
26 Feb 2020 February Membership Mixer/Board Meeting
5 Feb 2020 14th Annual San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition
1 Feb 2020 San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
30 Jan 2020 January Membership Mixer / Board Meeting
18 Dec 2019 Final Membership Mixer / Board Meeting of 2019
7 Dec 2019 San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
3 Dec 2019 SDPA's Holiday Gala
13 Nov 2019 eDiscovery for Paralegals
12 Nov 2019 Friendsgiving/Annual Meeting 2019
20 Oct 2019 SDPA 2019 Breast Cancer Walk
19 Oct 2019 SDPA's Career & Technology Conference 2019
16 Oct 2019 October Membership Mixer / Board Meeting
5 Oct 2019 San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
2 Oct 2019 LGBTQ Discrimination in the Workplace CLE
18 Sep 2019 September Membership Mixer / Board Meeting
14 Sep 2019 3rd Annual Volunteer Legal & Community Fair
12 Sep 2019 12th Annual COUTURE for a cause
7 Sep 2019 North County San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
21 Aug 2019 August Mixer / Ethics MCLE
3 Aug 2019 San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
19 Jun 2019 SDPA June Paralegal Night
15 Jun 2019 Food From The Bar 2019 - Team SDPA Group Volunteering
12 Jun 2019 June Membership Mixer / Board Meeting
1 Jun 2019 San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
15 May 2019 May Membership Mixer / Board Meeting
4 May 2019 San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
27 Apr 2019 Bridging the Gap Conference
17 Apr 2019 April Membership Mixer / Board Meeting
6 Apr 2019 San Diego Clean Slate Clinic
20 Mar 2019 March Membership Mixer / Board Meeting
21 Feb 2019 First Membership Mixer of the Year/Board Meeting
12 Jan 2019 Human Trafficking MCLE Conference
19 Dec 2018 SDPA's Last Mixer of the Year!
4 Dec 2018 SDPA's 2018 Winter Wonderland Holiday Party
1 Dec 2018 SD Clean Slate Clinic (December 1, 2018)
14 Nov 2018 Friendsgiving/Annual Meeting
3 Nov 2018 SD Clean Slate Clinic (November 3, 2018)
21 Oct 2018 ACS Breast Cancer Walk
13 Oct 2018 Legal Career & Technology Conference
10 Oct 2018 General Membership/Board Meeting
6 Oct 2018 SD Clean Slate Clinic (October 6, 2018)
19 Sep 2018 General Membership/Board Meeting
15 Sep 2018 2nd Annual Volunteer Legal & Community Fair
25 Aug 2018 Legal Ethics Conference (2 Hours MCLE) - UCSD Extension
10 Aug 2018 Passport to Life Career and Education Expo
6 Aug 2018 Pro Bono Committee Meeting
4 Aug 2018 SD Clean Slate Clinic (August 4, 2018)
25 Jul 2018 General Membership Mixer/Board Meeting
11 Jul 2018 Pro Bono Committee Meeting
20 Jun 2018 June Paralegal Night
16 May 2018 General Membership/Board Meeting
28 Apr 2018 City Heights Law Day
21 Apr 2018 Bridging the Gap Education Conference
11 Apr 2018 General Membership/Board Meeting

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