FALDP 8th Annual Conference - Update
The Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers - FALDP - is proud to announce our 8th Annual Conference. We're hosting our conference in Daytona Beach, Florida on Saturday, May 5th, at the Fountain Beach Resort, located at 313 S. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach.
By: Florida Assoc of Legal Document Preparers, LLC
8th Annual FALDP Conference Agenda
9:00 - Ruth Tick, Director of FALDP, will introduce the day.
10:00 - David Ayala, President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Central Florida Chapter, will discuss the ongoing effort to help offenders reintegrate into society by offering Second Chance Workshops; civil rights and criminal offenders; and the referendum for restoration of civil rights.
11:00 - Ruth Tick - What are we doing now to help consumers? As a group we have members who prepare a wide range of documents. What more can we do to make Florida a better place to live? Big idea - FALDP Get Documented Initiative.
12:00 - Lunch
1:00 - Post-conviction document preparation - seal & expunge, early termination of probation, modification of probation, restoration of civil rights. And why we care.
2:00 - Sheila Smith - Certified Business Coach will discuss her services and offers for FALDP members, and explain how her coaching services can help you and your business.
3:00 - Ruth Tick - A look ahead. A discussion of our plans for the coming year and a discussion about what the members would like to see happen.
4:00 - Awards, Prizes and Giveaways
Business card drawing
Road warrior - who traveled the farthest?
Prizes and giveaways include T-Shirts, mouse pads, free courses, and jump drives.
David Ayala, a native of Brooklyn, NY, was raised by his Spanish speaking mother. Needing to survive the English speaking inner city, he became bilingual and bicultural as both Puerto Rican and African American. Considered an at risk youth at the age of 12 David entered the revolving doors of the criminal justice system. David is now committed to public service and community outreach. He is the founder and President of Reach Teach Save, an organization that provides pathways for at risk individuals toward education and professional success. He also serves as the President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Central Florida Chapter, an organization that is highly dedicated to ending the disenfranchisement and discrimination of people with conviction. He is a member of the board of trustees for the One Foundation and works collaboratively with community organizations and organizers.
Sheila Smith is a certified professional business strategist, goal success and life purpose coach. Her mission is to help individuals and small business owners become more successful and happier in their careers and life. Her clients experience amazing improvements in their productivity, time management, motivation, leadership skills, stress reduction, reaching their goals and obtain work/life balance. Sheila spent over 20+ years working as an in-house and freelance paralegal. She successfully owned and operated a nanny/domestic service in the Midwest as well as a profitable legal document preparation company in Florida. She brings a variety of personal life and business experience into her coaching practice.
Ruth Tick is the Director, a co-founder and charter member of the Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers. Since 2010, Ruth has promoted the legal document preparation industry as an alternative to traditional legal services. Although document preparation services are not a substitute for attorney services, sometimes all a consumer needs are the correct forms correctly completed. In addition to providing consumers a means and place to find a document preparer, Ruth has created a robust web presence to assist document preparers in becoming better educated, prepared, and informed - to efficiently assist consumers.
Conference Fees & Specials:
Conference Plus Membership - $170 ($29. fee for the mandatory membership course, "Avoid UPL!) is waived.
Flat Fee Course Bundle - choose from any three FALDP online courses. This special is available up to the date of the conference – May 5, 2018.($29. fee for the mandatory membership course, "Avoid UPL!; and $95.00 membership fee are waived.)
Turn Key Business Bundle Classic - includes two FALDP online courses, document preparation for a limited liability company, and a custom website. ($29. fee for the mandatory membership course, "Avoid UPL!; and $95.00 membership fee are waived.)
Accommodations at the Fountain Beach Resort are only $89 per night for conference attendees. After registering for the conference and submitting payment, you'll receive the discount codes for accommodation. The Fountain Beach Resort is three blocks south of the Daytona Beach Pier, right on the beach.
Members Only Event:
Florida legal document preparers, don't be left out. Our Conference, besides an educational opportunity, is also an important networking event. Prepare to create liaisons with other document preparers, compare notes about best practices, and find out how others run their business.
If you are a Florida legal document preparer and have not yet joined the only Florida trade association created just for you, there is no better time. Come and enjoy our 8th Annual Conference, meet your colleagues, make new friends, and explore Daytona Beach, home of the "World's Most Famous Beach".
Click here for a short video introducing our conference.