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Let's begin the holidays together at our annual RPA dinner!
Published on: 10/29/2018
We hope all of our members will join us for a remarkable evening featuring well renowned speaker and life coach, Eileen T. O’Grady RN, NP, PhD. She is a Certified Nurse Practitioner and Wellness Coach, speaking on “How to Triage Difficult Others"
Advance Registration is Required by 11.2.18!
Payment in Advance via Richmond Paralegal Association
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Price: $30 for members and $30 for non-members
Location: Williams Mullen
200 S 10th St #1600
Richmond, VA 23219
Time: 6:00 - 8:45 PM
Street Parking and Garage Parking is available.
Ticket includes 1 Hour Presentation, Catered Buffet Dinner with 2 drink tickets. Cash Bar available (Beer and Wine).
You won't want to miss this event. Bring your colleagues!
President's Message
Published on: 2/6/2018
Mission and Purpose

The RPA Board met the first Saturday in January to discuss RPA’s mission and purpose for being. What is RPA’s mission? Our Mission Statement is “…to foster professionalism, continuing legal education, public service and networking for paralegals in Central Virginia.” What does that mean? It is a summary of opportunities and events that the Association provides to its members. It is a commitment to serve the needs of a professional paralegal.

What is the purpose of RPA? To define purpose, I believe you must dig deeper and work harder than define a summary of what an association does. Purpose requires creativity, focus, motivation, and interaction. From a professional standpoint, purpose is what makes you stand apart in your office. It is what you do that adds value for the client. Purpose is what makes you love spending your day as a paralegal. After discussion, members of the Board said they believed the Board’s purpose was to pro