Indianapolis, IN, December 01, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) is pleased to announce that Lori Wagner, RP, IRP, has been re-elected to the position of Director, Region III for the 2018-2019 term. The elections were held at NFPA’s Annual Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 13, 2017.
Lori Wagner has been employed by Burt, Blee, Dixon, Sutton & Bloom, LLP, for the past 34 years. During her years with the firm she has worked in many practice areas of law. Most recently she has been focusing on collections, serving as in-house IT specialist and office administration.
Ms. Wagner started her paralegal career in 1992, affiliated with the local paralegal association which was a satellite chapter of the Indiana Paralegal Association (IPA) based out of Indianapolis. In 1995, as a member of the board of directors she helped form the Northeast Indiana Paralegal Association and separate from IPA. She served as President of the Northeast Indiana Paralegal Association (NIPA) in 1997 for a two-year term and then again in 2010 for a four-year term, holding various positions in between. She has been the NIPA Primary Representative to NFPA for the past six years. She received the NIPA Outstanding Paralegal Award in 1997, 2011 and 2014. She is also a member of the Indiana State Bar Association where she received the Outstanding Affiliate Member Award in 2015. She has been registered with the Indiana State Bar Association as an Indiana Registered Paralegal since July, 2015.
As a member of NIPA, Lori is also a member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc., where she has served as Strategic Planning Coordinator and the 2016 Convention Coordinator, She has recently (October 2017) been re-elected as the Region III Director on the NFPA’s Board of Directors.
The Region Directors are responsible for helping local associations in their regions, and are the main liaison between member associations and other Board members.
NFPA is a non-profit professional organization representing more than 8,000 paralegals and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. NFPA’s Core Purpose is the advancement of the paralegal profession. NFPA promotes a global presence for the paralegal profession and leadership in the legal community.