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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.

Contact Information

  • Joining the Section: Contact membership chair Shannon Hager by email.
  • Paralegal Mentorship Program: Contact chair Paul Pelton by email.
  • Social Committee: Contact  Karina Lavrova by email.
  • Paralegal Publications: Contact April Phillips, by email.
  • General Questions: Contact section president Tina Farrington, by email.

Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) Information

  • If you are interested in learning more about the Florida Registered Paralegal program, please visit The Florida Bar website.Florida Registered Paralegal
  • If you are interested in learning more about the Valencia College Paralegal Studies program, please visit the Valencia College website. Valencia College
  • If you are interested in paralegal pro bono opportunities with the OCBA Legal Aid Society, please complete the preference form and return to Larri Thatcher, Intake Director,


Tina Farrington Tina Farrington
Moye, O'Brien, Pickert, Dillon & Masterson, LLP
800 S. Orlando Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751
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April Phillips April Phillips
Vice President/President Elect
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Brittney Bogan Brittney Bogan
Secretary/Treasurer 32801
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Cori L. Maldonado Cori L. Maldonado
Immediate Past President
Wyndham Destinations
6277 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821
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Board of Directors

Shannon Hager Shannon Hager
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
450 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 650
Orlando, FL 32801
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Karyna Lavrova Karyna Lavrova
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Paul Pelton Paul Pelton
Paul Knopf Bigger
840 S. Denning Dr., Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
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Shannon Rush Shannon Rush
McDonald Toole Wiggins, P.A.
111 N. Magnolia Ave., Suite 1200
Orlando, FL 32801
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