Entries are now welcome for the South Florida Paralegal Association’s 2010/2011 Paralegal Education Scholarship Competition! Please forward this announcement to your favorite paralegal studies student. The competition is open to any student currently enrolled in an accredited paralegal education program in South Florida.
Please submit a 1,000-1,500-word (maximum) typed essay detailing the various Unauthorized Practice of Law actions by Miami paralegal, Brian Neiman, as published in the Supreme Court of Florida case styled: The Florida Bar v. Neiman. In addition, describe the defenses raised by Mr. Neiman, and the outcome of the case.
All entries for the Scholarship Competition should be clearly marked with the entrant’s name, mailing address, e-mail address, and a contact telephone number. Please also indicate in which school you are enrolled, and at what level. The competition is open to any student currently enrolled in an accredited paralegal/legal assistant education program in South Florida.
Download the scholarship flyer here for details on the contest.
First Place: $1,000.00 Sandra L. Keith Memorial Scholarship
Second Place: $500.00 Marisa Maugeri Memorial Scholarship
All Entries must be post marked no later than March 1, 2011, and should be sent to:
PO Box 31-0745
Miami, FL 33231-0745
Scholarships will be presented at SFPA’s Annual Elections Meeting on March 22, 2011, location TBA. Please register for the Annual Meeting on the Events web page to attend. Scholarship contestants may attend the Annual Meeting at no charge if they are not SFPA members.