Last Chance - NALA CP In-Depth Review (Summer 2017)

  • 08 Jul 2017
  • 10:00 AM
  • 12 Aug 2017
  • 2:00 PM
  • RDB 2005, Rafael Diaz Balart Hall (Law School), 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199
  • 7

Registration

  • All sections including special Memorandum Seminar on Feb. 18
  • All sections including special Memorandum Seminar on Feb 18
  • Any one (1) study class, non-member pricing
  • Any one (1) class
  • Looking to refresh? discount provided to those that have already taken the review within last year.
  • Looking to refresh? Discounted price for those that have already taken review within last year.
  • Two classes covering all four subparts: General Law, Litigation, Contracts, and Business Organizations
  • Two classes covering all four subparts: General Law, Litigation, Contracts, and Business Organizations

Registration is closed


Last chance to take review for the current test format; for those that have already begin taking the NALA CP exam, the September testing window is your last chance to complete the exam (with a few exceptions - contact NALA directly to see if you are exempted).

Classes on Saturdays; Deadline to register is Friday, July 7

Room Number is RDB 2005 (Law School - Raphael Diaz Balart Building) at FIU's Tamiami Campus.  FIU Campus Map.pdf 

Please purchase textbook asap.  We (SFPA) do not sell or provide the book.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK:

Certified Paralegal Review Manual: A Practical Guide to CP Exam Preperation, 4th Edition (blue cover) by Virginia Koerselman Newman.  

You must procure your own copy of the textbook; it may be purchased directly from NALA for $170 at Order BookE-versions are $69.00. You should order the book as soon as possible to ensure delivery before first class.

SCHEDULE:

WEEK ONE – July 8, 2017, 10 am to 1:45 pm 

Orientation (30 minutes) and then

J & A/ Memorandum  -  [chpt. 4]

WEEK TWO – July 15, 2017, 10 am to 1:15 pm 


No Class - Study Day/Review

WEEK THREE – July 22, 2017, 10 am to 1:15 pm

Communication and Human Relations  -  [chpts. 1,2]

WEEK  FOUR– July 29, 2017

Ethics / Legal Research  -  [chpts. 3 and 5,6]

WEEK FIVE – August 5, 2017, 10 am to 1:15 pm 

No Class - Study Day /Review

WEEK SIX – August 12, 2017, 10 am to 1:15p m

Business Organizations / Contracts  -  [chpts. 8 and 9]

WEEK SEVEN - August 19, 2017, 10 am to 1:15pm

General Law / Litigation  -  [chpts. 7 and 10]

COURSE INFORMATION: 

SFPA's NALA CP REVIEW & STUDY COURSE AT FIU's 8th STREET CAMPUS is an 15-hour prep review for the NALA CP exam.  The Review covers all five sections.  The Review begins with an orientation to answer any questions you may have regarding the exam (e.g., eligibility, application, etc..).  Also, we provide a mock exam - an abridged version to assist you ascertain your strengths and weaknesses, which will help you prepare for the actual exam.

This is a review course.  Students should expect to read the chapters and perform self-tests before class.   

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

You may purchase (but not required) the following two books as study aids.

Certified Paralegal - Mock Examination and Study Guide, 5th edition.  It is available from NALA for $45.

The Elements of Style by Strunk and White.  This book is sold in many places and is available for free online.  Any edition after 1990 is acceptable.  Used copy is fine.

COST:

Entire review 

  • SFPA members $175.00
  • Non-members $195.00
Retake of entire review (first review within last 12 months)
  • SFPA members $120.00
  • Non-members $140.00

Substantive Law (or any two classes)

  • SFPA members $75.00
  • Non-members $85.00

 

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT:

Deadline to register and pay is the day before orientation, Friday, July 7th.

Registration and payment is done online via our website and paypal.  Checks are discouraged, but if you wish to pay by check, please make it out to SFPA a week before deadline to our PO Box address, which can be found on our home page.

APPLYING FOR NALA CP EXAM:

This Review is hosted by SFPA.  The NALA CP exam is a separate process handled solely by NALA.  To register for the exam, you must apply directly to NALA.  The deadline  to register for the exam is the 1st of the previous month.  For example, the deadline for the September exam is August 1.  For more information on the exam, please see NALA's Examinee Information Page

For more information on SFPA's CP Review/Study Course, please call SFPA's NALA Liaison, Janet Betancourt at admin@sfpa.info.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

PLEASE NOTE: THE REVIEW COURSE IS COORDINATED BY SFPA, AND IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH FIU.  SPACE IS PROVIDED TO SFPA BY FIU'S LEGAL STUDIES INSTITUTE AS A COURTESY TO THE PARALEGAL COMMUNITY. 

Please note: All Classes with the exception of Orientation & the Mock Exam are eligible for CLE credit from NALA. As approved by NALA, CLE is applicable to FRPs as well.  This current review has pending approval for 15 NALA CLEs.

 
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