Saturday, May 21, 2011

Patricia DeRamus, CP, FRP Installed as PAF First VP

Congratulations to Patricia DeRamus, CP, FRP who was recently installed as First Vice President of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. (PAF).

Patricia is a Florida Registered Paralegal and also has her NALA Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) designation. She served as PAF's Liaison to the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) Liaison before being installed as First Vice President.

She has more than 20 years of experience as a paralegal and has held many leadership roles in NALA, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Virginia Alliance of Paralegal Associations, and the Shenandoah Valley Paralegal Association. Currently, DeRamus serves on The Florida Bar Association’s Special Committee that is studying mandatory paralegal regulations.

Pat works with the law firm of Murray & Guari Trial Attorneys PL where she is a dedicated litigation paralegal involved in case management and trial preparation. She assists with managed care, catastrophic injury and products liability cases.

Pat attended Rutgers University and received her A.S. – Paralegal Studies from Palm Beach Community College, Miami, FL, in 1994.

Pat is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc., and the Palm Beach County Bar Association.

The Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. (PAF) was incorporated in 1976 and is a professional association of approximately 1,000 paralegals from around the State of Florida. Recognized throughout the state, PAF is dedicated to the promotion of the paralegal profession, including providing opportunities for members to: network with colleagues, attend continuing legal education events, attain certification in Florida law via the CFLA credential, attend CLA/CP Review courses offered by our local chapters and stay informed about events impacting the paralegal profession. To learn more about PAF visit their website at

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