Southwest Chapter

Chapter President’s Message

President's Message

Welcome to the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc., Southwest Florida Chapter. Our Chapter meets in Naples on the Third Thursday of Every Month at 6:30pm DoubleTree Guest Suites, located at 12200 Tamiami Trail N, 2nd Floor, Naples, FL 34110 and in Ft. Myers on the fourth Thursday of every month at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 12600 University Drive, Ft. Myers, Florida.

We invite you to become a member of the Southwest Florida Chapter. Our Chapter strives to promote professional growth, education and networking through our monthly luncheons where we have outstanding speakers in the legal community, including attorneys and judges, present current legal topics and information to assist you in your legal career. We now have approximately 70 members and continue to grow!

If you are interested in becoming a member of our Chapter, please email Janet Poklemba, CP, FRP, whose email is You may also reach me at the email provided below with any questions.

If you would like to attend one of our dinner meetings as a member or as a guest, please promptly contact us.

For the Naples meeting contact our Meeting Coordinator for Naples, Sue Smith, at for meeting information.

For the Ft. Myers meeting contact our Meeting Coordinator for Ft. Myers, Gail Stagner at

Please check one of our chapter pages for additional information.

Janet Poklemba, CP, FRP
President of Southwest Florida