Chris Jennison presents
"The American Bar Association’s Updates on Redefining the Paralegal title"
Christopher Jennison is serving as the Chair of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Paralegals from 2018-21. He was previously a member of the Approval Commission for paralegal education and a member of the ABA's Board of Governors. Chris is an Attorney Adviser in the Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Chief Counsel, Employment and Labor Law Division.
He has his J.D. from Syracuse University's College of Law, a Master's in Public Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University, with joint majors in Policy Studies and Public Relations. He lives in Silver Spring, MD, with his wife and 18-month-old daughter Ruth.
Overview of presentation:
· History of ABA's role in paralegal education
· ABA definition of paralegal
· Revised 2020 guidelines to allow flexibility in online education
· COVID and the 2019 guidelines
· How you can get involved with the ABA Standing Committee
This meeting is sponsored by Bosco Legal Services. They will have a raffle drawing at the end of the event. In addition, the Orange County Paralegal Association will have a raffle for two (2) 2021 OCPA Memberships. All registered attendees have automatically been added to the raffle drawings.
The Zoom link will be sent the day prior to meeting to ALL those that signed up to attend Session 3.