Paralegal Association of Northwest Ohio

Membership Benefits

PANO NEWSLETTER: All members receive PANO’s monthly newsletter, PANO NEWS, full of articles of local interest as well as contributions from Paralegal Associations across the country.

  • Continuing Legal Education

  • Discounts (NALA Members)

  • Job Bank

  • Local, State, and National Connectivity

  • Monthly Paralegal Newsletter

  • ProBono Opportunities

  • Professional Networking

  • Resume Review (Student Members Only)

REGIONAL AND NATIONAL CONNECTIVITY:Affiliated with The National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. with the power of over 6,000 paralegal members working together to influence the profession.

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION:Seminars are presented with topics ranging from substantive legal topics in specific practice areas to educating attorneys on the value of paralegals and optimizing their services. Most seminars offer CLE credits. Also, credit is given for attending monthly membership meetings where substantive legal topics are presented. Our CLA study group helps members prepare and successfully complete the OSBA, CLA and CLAS examinations.

Members have an opportunity to become more knowledgeable and skilled in their profession through education sponsored by our association, as well as networking with members of northwest Ohio's legal community. Membership benefits include:

PANO JOB BANK: Members seeking employment have access to PANO’s Job Bank of regional employment opportunities.

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING:Monthly luncheon meetings present opportunities to network with other paralegals, with often the same goals and interests. Guest speakers discuss current topics of interest to the profession. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at noon at the Toledo Bar Association. You will have access to peer professionals with a combined 300+ years of specialized and generalized paralegal experience. Take this opportunity to network with other paralegals that can provide informal mentoring and practical tips for improved efficiency and effectiveness.