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 Lori Spangler, Membership Chair, by email

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

Paralegal Student Mentorship Program: Contact Shannon Casey, Mentorship Chair, by email

General questions: Contact Paul Pelton, 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:


Paul Pelton, FRP

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

Lori M. Spangler, FRP

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

Shannon E. Casey, FRP

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



Meredith Gibson-Zornek, FRP

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




Board Members:


Anne C. Fisher, FRP
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

Earl E. Lugo
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

Paul A. Smith
Alley & Co. P.A..

Name, FRP


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