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.




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

Sponsorship Opportunities: Contact Meredith Gibson Zornek, Sponsorship Chair, by email

Paralegal Student Mentorship Program: Contact Paul Pelton, Mentorship Chair, by email

General questions: Contact Meredith Gibson Zornek, 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:


Meredith Gibson Zornek, FRP

SunTrust Center
200 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 2300
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-540-7934
Contact by email

Shannon E. Casey, FRP

Greenberg Traurig, P.A
450 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 650.
Orlando, FL 32801
Ph: 407-254-2690
Contact by email

Paul Pelton, FRP

Vice President/President-Elect
The Maher Law Firm, P.A.
631 W. Morse Blvd., Ste. 200
Winter Park FL 32789
Ph: 407-839-0866
Contact by email



Misty M. McGlothern, FRP

Immediate Past President
Palmer, Weiss, Grunor & Barclay Law
200 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 2300
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-540-7934
Contact by email




Board Members:


Laura Cook-Arrington, FRP
Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial, LLC

Eileen Heasley, FRP
Simply Self Storage

Earl E. Lugo
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

Lori M. Spangler, FRP
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.


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