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.


Upcoming Meetings/Seminars/Events


June 25, 2015
Meet the OCBA Paralegal Section Board Happy Hour Event

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Graffiti Junktion 54 W. Church St.
Register here

July 30, 2015
Out of State Discovery Practices and Procedures Seminar

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Speaker: Elizabeth Tener, Esq.
CLE: 1.0 pending
$12 OCBA members; $15 non-members
Registration link coming soon.

August 29, 2015

Annual Fall Seminar
Embassy Suites, Orlando, FL
Details and registration link coming soon.


Joining the section: Contact Candice Maull, Membership Chair, by email

Our upcoming CLE calendar: Contact Michelle Preiser, CLE Chair, by email

Sponsorship opportunities: Contact Bethany Gibson, Sponsorship Chair, by email

Our upcoming social events: Contact Shannon Casey, Social Chair, by email

Upcoming community service events: Contact Meredith Gibson Zornek, Community Service Chair, by email

Paralegal student mentorship opportunities: Contact Paul Pelton, Mentorship Chair, by email

Technology: Contact Lisa Marcum, Technology Chair, by email

General questions: Contact Misty McGlothern, President, by email


Paralegal Section Board Member Application Form


If you are interested in learning more about the Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) program, please visit the Florida Bar website at


Paralegal Section Officers:


Lisa M. Marcum

McDonald Toole Wiggins, P.A..
111 N. Magnolia Ave.
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-246-1800
Contact by email

Candice Maull, CP, FRP

OCBA Foreclosure Mediation Program
880 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-422-4551
Contact by email

Misty M. McGlothern, FRP

Vice President
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
215 N. Eola Dr.
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-843-4600
Contact by email



Bethany Gibson, FRP

Immediate Past President
Morgan & Morgan, P.A. 
198 Broadway Ave.
Kissimmee FL 34741
Ph: 407-572-0134
Contact by email


Board Members:


Alisa Haynes, FRP - McDonald Toole Wiggins, P.A. Contact by email

Phillip L. Gordin, FRP- GrayRobinson, P.A. Contact by email

Lori M. Spangler, FRP- GreenbergTraurig, P.A. Contact by email

Meredith Gibson Zornek, FRP- Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.Contact by email

Special Board Appointee: Lorraine Hernandez- de Beaubien Knight Simmons, et al. Contact by email

FRP Liaison: Lissa C. Bealke-Moore, FRP- GrayRobinson, P.A. Contact by email