We are currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Board of Directors.  If you would like to nominate yourself or another voting member of PASCCO please email the name of the candidate, the position nominated under, and a statement regarding the nominee's qualifications or experience to Nominations & Election Committee by September 13, 2018.  

Nominations will also be accepted in person from the floor at the September 20, 2018 General Meeting.  A candidate shall be a voting member as of September 1, 2018.

The election will take place at the annual educational seminar on October 20, 2018

All eligible nominees received by September 13, 2018 will be included in a slate of candidates to be presented to the membership for consideration no later than September 20, 2018

Please submit nominations with: 



3. STATEMENT (to be used on Ballot) 

4. Photo (optional) 


The following Board positions are open: President, First Vice President, Vice President of Policy, Vice President of Education, Treasurer, Secretary, NALA Liaison, and two CAPA Directors.  If you have any questions about the nomination of an elected or appointed Officer or a Committee Chairperson please contact the nominations committee chairperson at the e-mail above.



September 13, 2018:  Deadline to submit officer nominations of voting members for 2019 board to

September 15, 2018: PASCCO Community Service: Beach Cleanup (stay tuned for further details)

September 20, 2018:  General Meeting (MCLE) - Tips & Tricks for Patent Searching by USPTO Regional Director John Cabeca at Silicon Valley USPTO

September 20, 2018Slate of Candidates for 2019 Board presented to membership

October 20, 2018:  PASCCO's 40th Annual Educational Seminar at West Valley College (see flyer for further details) 

October 20, 2018: 2019 Board of Directors election

October 31, 2018: Deadline to submit nominees for Jean Cushman Award 2018 Jean Cushman Award Nomination form.docx

November 28, 2018:  General Meeting (MCLE) Getting Ready for Trial--the Last 90 Days, Michon M. Spinelli, Esq. at Ropers Majeski Redwood City, CA

November 2018: PASCCO Social: Tyme for Tea (stay tuned for further details)

December 12, 2018:  General Meeting (MCLE) at Goodwin Procter, Redwood City (Topic & Speaker TBD)



August 17, 2018:  NEW deadline to register for CCP exam at City College on 9/8/18

September 8, 2018:  CCP Exam, City College San Francisco (access to register and see Flyer for further details)

September 10, 2018:  Deadline to register for CCP exam at Riverside County Bar Association 9/29/18

September 12, 2018:  CAPA GOAL Academy:  PDF Adobe Pro DC Acrobatics (invitation with registration link to be sent to members or contact

September 29, 2018:  CCP Exam at Riverside County Bar Association, Riverside, California

October 8, 2018:   NEW Deadline to register for CCP exam at De Anza College in Cupertino on 11/2/18

October 10, 2018 at Noon:  CAPA GOAL Academy:  Workplace Yoga (invitation with registration link to be sent to members or contact

November 2, 2018:  CCP Exam, De Anza College Cupertino (access to register and see Flyer for further details)

USPTO Silicon Valley has MCLE and non MCLE events scheduled.  Check them out at


All committees welcome your help!  The Seminar Committee is well into planning PASCCO's 40th Annual Educational Seminar.  Please contact the co-chairs Nancy Logue & Ginger Hanley at if you would like to participate in planning this milestone event!  

The Newsletter Commitee is currently recruiting members that are interested in contributing with content, professional articles, and ideas in general to PASCCO's Newsletter Res Ipsa Loquitur

The Membership Committee is welcoming members in joining us in discussions and projects pertaining to our membership base, member engagement, and proposals for making PASCCO a better organization for all local current and aspiring Paralegals.

If you want to help on any of these or other committees, please e-mail or  

CAPA also has many different committees you can join to be involved and make a difference on a state level.  You do not need to be on any board to serve on a CAPA committee.  Contact for further details.

Paralegal Association of Santa Clara County (PASCCO) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. PASCCO is an approved MCLE provider and certifies that certain designated activies have been approved for minimum continuing legal education credit by the State Bar of California. MCLE Certificates of Attendance will be available at the event.

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