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


January 24, 2015

Winter Seminar
"The Evolving Practice of Law: Always Advancing; Forever Adapting
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites, 191 E. Pine St., Orlando, FL 32801
CLE: 8.0; including 2.0 Ethics (Approved)
Registration Link


March 17, 2015

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Orlando, FL 32801
Registration Link

Paralegal of the Year Award

April 1, 2015 (Deadline)
Paralegals! Encourage your attorneys to nominate you for the Paralegal of the Year Award! Nomination letters should be sent to Candice Maull at the OCBA, 880 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, or sent by email. The award will be presented at the May Instillation Banquet. 

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

Our upcoming CLE calendar: Contact Alisa Haynes CLE Chair, by email

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

Our upcoming social events: Contact Lorraine Hernandez, Social Chair, by email

Upcoming community service events: Contact Phillip L. Gordin, by email

Paralegal student mentorship opportunities: Contact Misty McGlothern by email

Technology: Contact Meredith Gibson Zornek,Technology Chair, by email

General questions: Contact Lisa Marcum, 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, FRP

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
de Beaubien Knight Simmons, et al.
332 N. Magnolia Ave.
Orlando FL 32801
Ph: 407-422-2454
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