cvpa2Hickory – The Catawba Valley Paralegal Association (CVPA) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Catawba Valley Community College west wing Room 120 in Hickory, NC.  Sandy Costner, Firm Administrator for Patrick, Harper, Dixon, LLP, will present NC Trust Account Guidelines.  Topics of discussion will include Separate Clients, Negative Balance, Timing, Two Kinds of Balances, Goals and Audit Trails.  One hour of ethics CPE (Certified Paralegal Education) credit has been approved by the North Carolina State Bar.  There is no charge for CVPA members in good standing to attend.  There is a $25 fee for visitors requesting a CPE credit.  The general public is welcome to attend at no charge.  WPCC, CCC and CVCC students are encouraged to attend.

CVPA is a non-profit organization which encourages ethical and professional conduct within the paralegal profession, and promotes paralegal careers in Catawba, Burke, Caldwell, Lincoln, Alexander, Cleveland and surrounding counties. CVPA furthers education and quality fellowship among its members and guests through CPEs, regular meetings, networking and quarterly social events, and furthers the paralegal profession through its participation in community service projects.  Membership in CVPA is open to paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries, students enrolled in paralegal programs, paralegal educators, employees of judicial entities, other recognized legal agencies, and anyone interested in the legal or paralegal profession. For more information, visit: or Find us on Facebook!