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About the Division
The MCBA Paralegal Division is one of the MCBA's most active groups. It offers a variety of activities for its members at no or nominal charge, including continuing legal education programs, the Arizona Paralegal Conference (open to nonmembers), community service projects and social events. The division also maintains a job bank, available exclusively to members.
Read our Mission Statement and Goals and see a list of former division presidents.
All individuals whose dues category is "Paralegal/Legal Assistant" or "Paralegal Student" are automatically a member of the section at no extra charge. If you are a member of one of these categories but are not receiving communications from the division, please contact Cynthia at firstname.lastname@example.org to assure that you are a member.
Board and Quarterly Meetings
The division's Board of Directors meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the MCBA office. All members are welcome to attend. Please reserve in advance to Bree at email@example.com. The division also conducts "Quarterly Meetings" which usually include an educational component along with a networking social.
Division Activities and Services
The Paralegal Division has committees, a mentor program, a paralegal student scholarship program and several community outreach events every year. Find out more information in the Activities/Services section.
Arizona Paralegal ConferenceEach fall, the Paralegal presents its major event, the Arizona Paralegal Conference. This year the 14th annual conference was held on Sept. 27, 2013.
EMPLOYMENT SEEKERS: The job bank is available to Paralegal Division members only. It is accessible here. If you need assistance, please contact Cynthia Quinonez at (602) 682-8582 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMPLOYERS: Find job posting information here. Postings are free for employers.
Members-Only ContentMeeting Minutes
CLA Review Courses
The MCBA Paralegal Division no longer offers CLA Review Courses. Please go to http://www.pc.maricopa.edu/legalstudies/cp for information about Phoenix College's CLA review program.
ABA-Approved Paralegal Educational Programs in ArizonaFor an up-to-date list of schools that are ABA-Approved in Arizona, please go here. For additional information on how to choose a paralegal program, go to the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) website.
2014 Officers and Directors
Jennifer Sacia, President, Law Office of Christopher Soto
Tina Ziegler, Secretary, Hammerman & Hultgren
Sarah Fluke, Immediate Past - President, State Bar of Arizona
Janet Castner, MCAO-Drug Enforcement Bureau
Irene Gregory, MCAO-Drug Enforcement Bureau
Becky Snyder, Hammerman & Hultgren
Mary Richardson, Hammerman & Hultren
Jeremy Cardinal, Modern Law
Diana Gruber, Ryan, Rapp & Underwood