CACPS Fundraising Event (with Chocolate!)


The Commission for Advanced California Paralegal Specialization (CACPS) is holding a 'Taste the Wine & Chocolate' fundraising event on March 22, 2014 from 1-4pm in Pasadena. CLICK HERE to feast your eyes on the event flyer for more details!

If you would like become a sponsor of the event, or contribute items for the silent auction, please CLICK HERE for instructions.

To attend, or for further information, please contact casfundraiser@gmail.com.



 2014 Court Holidays


For a list of state and federal court holidays during 2014, click here (courtest of our sponsor, Bosco Legal Services):  2014 Court Calendar


"Paws for the Cure" Murrieta Event   (March 1, 2014)


This year, Tuff Titty Kitties and their Canine Companions will be teaming up to participate in the 2nd annual "Paws for the Cure" event in Murrietta. The proceeds raised will go toward breast cancer research for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Please join their team and/or donate to help out this wonderful cause. All donations are tax deductible. The Tuff Titty Kitties and our Canine Companions thank you for your support!

Click here for Sponsorship Form:

Click here for the Tuff Titty Kitties Team Page:



 ICAP 2013 Salary Survey


Results of the ICAP 2013 Salary Survey are in.  CLICK HERE for the results.


Virtual vs Reality November ICAP Presentation

For those that attended our November 2013 ICAP Meeting and were interested in a copy of handouts to the presentation "Virtual vs Reality: The Pros and Cons of Managing Depositions from the Cloud", CLICK HERE to download them in PDF. 


Social Media and Ethical Risks Presentation


Following our Educational Conference on October 5, 2013, many attendees expressed an interest in having a copy of the Social Media and Ethical Risks presentation slides by presenter Michaela Popescu, Ph.D.  

CLICK HERE for a PDF of those presentation slides!


ICAPtions 2014 Winter Edition is here!

Click here to Download


2014 Calendar Events include:

January 15, 2014 - William R. Moffitt, A Peek Behind the Curtain: What the Court Really Thinks About Your Law and Motion (LBBS) - FLYER

February 19, 2014 - Bret Christensen, How to Conduct Online California Legislative Intent Search (Riverside County Law Library) - FLYER

March 19, 2014 - Earl Lee Roberts, Overview of Criminal Prosecution - Part II (LBBS) - FLYER

March 22, 2014 - CACPS 'Taste the Wine & Chocolate' Fundraiser - FLYER

April 16, 2014 - Professor Mihaela Popescu - Social Media (Ethics Credit) 

May 21, 2014 - Jack Osborn, Esq. - Elder Law

June 18, 2014 -Bret Christensen - Online Resources at the Riverside County Law Library (How to use WestLawNext, Lexis, CEB OnLaw, and Internet Math)

June 27, 2014 - Paralegal Day Luncheon (Members Only)

June 28, 2014 -CAPA Conference (San Diego, CA)

July 16, 2014 - Tom Allen, Esq. - Impeaching Your Opponent's Expert: Finding the Devil in the Details

July 23, 2014 - NALA Conference (Charleston, SC)

(Additional events to be added closer to the time of event)

October, 2013 - Educational Conference, Riverside - TBD

November/December 2013 - ICAP Holiday Party - TBD


2014 Board of Directors

The 2014 ICAP Board of Directors are:

  • Connie S. Johnson - President

  • Gina Maple - Vice President

  • Veronica Goedhart - Secretary

  • Brenda Kilgore - Treasurer

  • Dawn M. DuRocher, ACP - Parliamentarian/NALA Laision

  • Jacqueline D. James, J.D. - Director/Advisor

  • Dana Fischel - Director



ICAP Joins Facebook!


To assist our members with ICAP-related news, and spread the word of our association, ICAP now has a fan page on Facebook, where you can find meeting news and info, images from our meetings, and much more to come.  Click on the image below to head on over to our page, and bookmark us for future news and updates.








Support our Sponsors!!!      

Be sure to visit our Corporate Sponsor Page!  We could not bring you these services throughout the year without our corporate sponsors.  Our 2013 sponsors have been:


Website Sponsors: 



Paralegal Day Sponsor:  Bosco Legal Services:  jeremiah@boscolegal.org


Newsletter Sponsor: Hutchings Court Reporters - www.hutchings.com


Holiday Party Sponsors:

     First Legal Network - jfregoso@firstlegalsupport.com

     ABI Document Support Services - mrutson@abidss.com


Law Firm Sponsor: Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith:  www.lbbslaw.com


Bronze Sponsors:  Ben Hyatt:  www.benhyatt.com  



2014 MCLE Speakers Sought


If you have a MCLE you feel would be beneficial to ICAP, please let us know!  We are setting up the speakers for 2014 and still have openings.  Also, we would like to see if we can get some brown bag presentations set which will be free to anyone attending.  For questions or information, please contact Connie Johnson at programs@icaponline.org.



Volunteer Opportunities


Are you interested in becoming a future leader?  Come grow with us at ICAP.  We have several volunteer opportunities available for 2013.  Inquiries may be sent to volunteer@icaponline.org.



Attention Employers - List Your Employment Opportunities With ICAP

Do you have a position to list?  Send the job specifications to our employment chair, employment@icaponline.org.  We suggest you provide the following information when submitting a position description:

         Geographic location

         Title of position

         Description of duties

         Skills required

         Education required

         Practice area

         Part time or full time

         Salary range

         Contact information for submission of resumes 


Paralegal Legislation:


Are you familiar with the legislation defining the paralegal profession, education and professional requirements? Take a look at AB 1761 as codified in Business & Professions Code Section 6450 et seq.


ICAP Mission Statement:


To promote the paralegal profession in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties through the establishment of a network of professional paralegals to:


Encourage greater utilization of paralegals within our legal communities.


Promote continuing educational opportunities.


Maintain a resource system for practicing and student paralegals.


Build stronger relationships with the local Bar Associations.


Maintain and promote National Association of Legal Assistants' paralegal standards and Codes of Ethics.







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