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Celebrating 80 Years of Excellence….
1936 – 2016

Welcome to the San Francisco chapter of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated®

Our objective is continuing legal education and networking within the legal community. The San Francisco Legal Professionals Association (“SFLPA”) is one of more than 50 member associations throughout California of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated® (LSI). SFPA was established in 1936 and incorporated in 1962. Both LSI and SFLPA are nonprofit corporations. SFLPA’s objectives are to unite individuals employed in the legal field so that ideas may be exchanged and knowledge increased. Our primary function is to raise and maintain standards of excellence by its members, provide educational opportunities, and offer leadership and guidance, much the same way the State Bar of California functions for its members, by offering SFLPA members opportunities for continuing education, networking, and employment referrals. We invite you to become a member! Please visit our Membership, Calendar, and/or Newsletters, the Hearsay, pages for complete information regarding any of our Upcoming Events.


Things to Remember

UpdatedApril 1, 2017 – The SFLPA’s 80th Anniversary Celebration Event is confirmed to go forward on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., at the United Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco, CA  94116.  The flyer is available for immediate printing by clicking here, as well as from the Calendar page on our website.  We look forward to seeing you and your guest(s) that evening.

Congratulations to our newly elected officers for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, which starts on May 1, 2017.  Our website will soon be updated to include their respective photograph and biography.

Also, the following SFLPA forms (as revised) were uploaded to our website, and available to our members or prospective members:


•— Chapter Achievement

As our Governor Christine Flores has stated in the February 2015, issue of our newsletter, The Hearsay, if you have attended workshops and events hosted by other associations, conferences and participated in educational programs, please ensure to send her an e-mail at cflores@orrick.com, and put “Chapter Achievement” in the subject line regarding such activity(ies) so that she may capture and add the appropriate points for each activity to “Chapter Achievement” contest on behalf of SFLPA. Our association appreciates your participation and continuing support in accomplishing such goal.

SFLPA LinkedIn Page

As you are aware, our President, Larry McGrew, has set up our LinkedIn page by creating discussions on our page among members. To those of you that are not part of our group, please submit a request to join any important topic that you may find interesting and sharing feedbacks from our members. This is a private group open to our members, and to those who are possibly thinking of joining the SFLPA. Larry has initially created one very important topic – “Electronic Filing in the State of California.” Please take time to visit our LinkedIn page and share with our members about your experience and insight using different platforms you are required to use this type of service.

MCLE: San Francisco Legal Professionals Association (SFLPA), a local association of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated®, an approved provider, certifies that certain designated activities have been approved for minimum continuing legal education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1 hour. MCLE Certificates of Attendance will be available at the event. CCLS or continuing education certificates will need to be provided by the member.