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Welcome to the Big Bend Chapter of the Paralegals

Association of Florida, Inc. Big Bend Paralegal, a chapter of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc., is based in Tallahassee, Florida, our State’s capital city, and serves six north Florida counties, Leon, Gadsden, Liberty, Wakulla, Jefferson and Franklin. Luncheon meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. Non-members and prospective members are encouraged to attend. (Further information on meetings can be found on the ‘Events’ page of this web site.) Speakers from various practice areas offer their knowledge and insight at each of these meetings, as well as in one-day seminars offered by the Chapter. Chapter members are provided a monthly newsletter, Headnotes, which provides interesting and informative articles. Non-members may subscribe to Headnotes for $10/year.

Meetings Our Chapter meets at 12:00 noon on the 2nd Thursday of every month, at the Capital City Country Club, 1601 Golf Terrace Drive (850-222-0419).  Advance reservations are required and can be made by contacting our Member at Large, LaTashsua Hugans, no later than noon on the Monday before the meeting.  Cost is $18.00 for Chapter Members, and $23.00 for non-members.

Linda OSteen Memorial Scholarship

Our Chapter is proud to announce the first recipients of the Linda OSteen Memorial Scholarship, Barbara Buccini and Tiffany Frazier. Click Here for more information

Scholarship and Mentoring Program

The Chapter is fortunate to assist Tallahassee Community College (TCC) with its legal assisting program. Members are frequent lecturers and instructors within the program.  In addition, several Chapter members sit on the Academic Advisory Board.  Students participating in the TCC legal assisting program are eligible for the yearly scholarship(s) offered by the Big Bend Chapter. We are pleased that scholarships are also available to eligible applicants  enrolled in the paralegal programs at Barry University and Keiser College.