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The Onondaga County Bar Association has a very active Paralegals Section; please see below for some upcoming events:


Job Bank

Are you an employer with a job that needs to be filled? Listserv can help! This service is free to employers – Just email Paralegals Committee Chair, Kathrine Cook, at to have your job provided to OCBA Paralegal members. The Listserv is open to all OCBA Paralegal members (including student members). Members are added when dues are paid each year. Job openings are submitted to the Listserv and members receive notification via e-mail. Paralegals should contact Peggy Walker at the OCBA offices (471-2667) to confirm current membership or to join the OCBA. Peggy and Kathrine work together to ensure Paralegal members are added to the Listserv. Employers and/or Paralegals can email Kathrine should they have any questions. 

Monthly Luncheon Series

Gilbert Hoffman of Bousquet Holstein will be our speaker at the Spaghetti Warehouse for our September Luncheon held this coming Thursday, September 8, 2016, at noonMr. Hoffman plans to talk to us about Real Property Law – Titles for Commercial/Industrial Properties.

This is a luncheon for everyone so invite your co-workers and friends!  Attorneys and Legal Administrators are welcome! Even if the luncheon topic doesn’t fall in the area of law in which you work, come anyway.  You never know what you might learn at these luncheons, who you may meet or how this may affect your career!  And, you will be supporting the OCBA Paralegals Committee.  You never know what you may leave the luncheon with……..

Spaghetti Warehouse is located at 689 N. Clinton Street, Syracuse New York.

To make your reservation contact Jean Swanger at (emails preferred) or call Jean at 442-0100, ext. 174.

$12/members – $13/non members

Remember that you will be responsible for the cost of your lunch if you do not cancel your reservation before the reservation deadline, Wednesday, September 8th at 4:00 p.m.

Volunteer Opportunity

Paralegals are needed on Wednesdays from noon till 3 at the Family Court Clinic. Please contact Ranette Releford at if you can help.