ELPO sponsoring Kentucky Paralegals conference

by Mandy Hicks

The Kentucky Paralegal Association is having its annual conference in Bowling Green November 7 to 8. The conference will bring paralegals from across the state to Southcentral Kentucky. 2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the conference, which offers paralegals an opportunity to further their education and network with others in the legal field. ELPO is one of the sponsors of the conference.

The conference is being held at the Holiday Inn University Plaza, 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, Ky., and begins with an opening reception at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 7. Conference sessions are set for Friday, November 8, beginning at 8 a.m.

Sessions planned for the conference include:

  • The Ethics of Investigating with Social Media
  • Case Law Update
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Open Records Laws
  • Medicare Lien Update, presented by Aaron Smith, attorney at ELPO
  • Legal Research Online
  • Schemes, rip-offs and consumer fraud
  • Real estate issues in a volatile economy

For more information or to register for the conference, visit

In addition to the statewide organization,  paralegals in Bowling Green and the surrounding area now have an organization (the Southern Kentucky Association of Paralegals) which was recently formed to provide paralegals with assistance and support on a local level.  The group’s next meeting is set for Tuesday, November 5, with social hour starting at 5:30 and business meeting to follow.  Regular meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of each month at The Bistro, 1129 College Street.