Delaware County Community College’s Paralegal Studies Program

Invites You to Celebrate

LAW DAY 2021

Tuesday, April 27th

Advancing the Rule of Law

For more information or to register to attend:


CCPA invites its members to make a difference, by assisting in this pro bono effort:

United Way of Chester County, in partnership with Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania,  LCH Health and Community Services and local food pantries, is offering assistance to mobile home owners in Chester County to file for property tax reassessment appeals. Paralegals will assist in the appeals process for the homeowners enrolled in the program.


Elections 2021 - Officer Elections Announced!

At the January 2021 Membership Meeting of CCPA, votes were tallied, and we're excited to announce the 2021 Officer election results:


President - Luciann Givonetti, Pa.C.P.

Vice-President - Amy McCall

Secretary - Robyn Rykard

Treasurer - Patricia S. Klim, Pa.C.P.


Samantha Kornecki awarded

2021 Paralegal Studies Scholarship

The pandemic doesn't stop a future paralegal!  CCPA is proud to announce Samantha Kornecki as the recipient of the 2021 Paralegal Studies Scholarship.

Sammi is enrolled in the Paralegal Studies Program at Delaware County Community College (DCCC). A recent graduate of West Chester University with a degree in History, Sammi currently works in the Chester County Clerk of Courts office. She's particularly interested in employment law and the possibilities of legal work in the Theatre and Fashion Industries. 

CCPA presented Sammi with the $1,000 scholarship award to be used for tuition, books, or other costs associated with her DCCC paralegal program participation.  We wish her the best, and are happy to welcome her to the paralegal profession!

Since 2009, CCPA has awarded an annual scholarship to deserving individuals enrolled in paralegal certificate and degree programs. Visit our Committees section to see a list of past recipients. 


Don Bristol elected NFPA Region IV Director

CCPA's own Donald P. Bristol, RP, Pa.C.P., was elected to a two-year term as Region IV Director at the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) at its annual convention and policy meeting. Don has been a long-time member of CCPA, and is a past CCPA President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, as well as the CLE Coordinator and Website/Publicity Coordinator.

The Region IV Director is responsible for helping local associations in Delaware, Maryland, new Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. Region Directors are the main liaison between member associations and other NFPA Board members.


Brittlea Keith awarded

2020 Paralegal Studies Scholarship

At the annual CCPA Holiday Party (held at Duling Kurtz Restaurant in Exton, PA on December 5, 2019), CCPA awarded the 2020 Paralegal Studies Scholarship to Brittlea Keith. Brittlea joined us for the dinner with her sister, Jade.

Brittlea is a student at Peirce College enrolled in the paralegal program.

CCPA President Luci Givonetti, Pa.C.P., on behalf of Scholarship Chair Maureen O'Hara, Pa.C.P., present Brittlea with a check in the amount of $1,000.00.

CCPA wishes Brittlea all the best - we are lucky to have her as a new colleague!

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