Paralegal Section

Conceive, believe and achieve...

The mission of the Paralegal Section of the Orange County Bar Association is to provide leadership, promote the professionalism and certification of paralegals, encourage and acknowledge professional development, promote global affiliations with other professional associations, and provide enriching networking opportunities.


Upcoming Meetings/Seminars/Events


August 29, 2015

Annual Fall Seminar: It's a Jungle Out There! How to Navigate Modern Legal Issues
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CLE: 8.0 including 3.0 ethics
Embassy Suites, Orlando, FL
Information and registration link.


October 16 & 17, 2015

Paralegal Boot Camp 2015: The Fundamentals of the Legal Profession
CLE: 8.5 including 1.0 ethics
Information and registration link


Joining the section: Contact Shannon Casey, Membership Chair, by email

Upcoming CLE calendar: Contact Michelle Preiser, CLE Chair, by email

Sponsorship opportunities: Contact Bethany Gibson, Sponsorship Chair, by email

Upcoming social events: Contact Shannon Casey, Social Chair, by email

Upcoming community service events: Contact Meredith Gibson Zornek, Community Service Chair, by email

Paralegal student mentorship opportunities: Contact Paul Pelton, Mentorship Chair, by email

Technology: Contact Lisa Marcum, Technology Chair, by email

General questions: Contact Misty McGlothern, President, by email


Paralegal Section Board Member Application Form


If you are interested in learning more about the Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) program, please visit the Florida Bar website at


Paralegal Section Officers:


Misty M. McGlothern, FRP

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
215 N. Eola Dr.
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-843-4600
Contact by email

Bethany Gibson, FRP

Morgan & Morgan, P.A
198 Broadway Ave.
Kissimmee FL 34741
Ph: 407-572-0134
Contact by email

Meredith Gibson Zornek, FRP

Vice President
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
215 N. Eola Dr.
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-843-4600
Contact by email



Lisa M. Marcum

Immediate Past President
McDonald Toole Wiggins, P.A.
111 N. Magnolia Ave.
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-246-1800
Contact by email




Board Members:


Shannon E. Casey
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

Candice Maull, FRP
OCBA Foreclosure Mediation Program

Paul Pelton, FRP
Quintariros, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

Michelle Preiser
McDonald, Toole, Wiggins, P.A.

Lori M. Spangler, FRP
GreenbergTraurig, P.A.