ADA Paratransit

1.0 CLE

ADA Paratransit

Paratransit specialist Melissa Gemelli, presents ADA Paratransit, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Melissa discussed:

  • The definition of ADA Paratransit
  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility decisions
  • Appeals process
  • Service criteria
  • Provisions of service

Melissa M. Gemelli is the Director of Paratransit Services for the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA). She has 19 years of experience in providing paratransit under ADA and other Pennsylvania funded programs. She is responsible for policy development, program monitoring and outreach. Ms. Gemelli is also responsible for ensuring LANTA’s compliance with the paratransit rules and regulations issued by the Federal Transit Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and various local governmental agencies. Ms. Gemelli was instrumental in designing and implementing LANTA’s in-person fundamental assessment program, which is used to independently assess individuals’ function abilities to use LANTA’s fixed route service. Melissa is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Program Includes: Video & PowerPoint

Important Information

Please do not sign-up for this course if you have previously purchased the 2020 Paralegal Cruise package as this will be a duplicate. You can learn about the 2020 Paralegal Cruise Package here.

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This program features optional computer-generated Closed Captioning in English and transcripts for your convenience.

Continuing Legal Education Credit (CLE)

Program Name: ADA Paratransit

NALA CP or ACP: As part of the 2020 Paralegals Cruise Event sponsored by Perfectly Paralegal Consulting, this individual program is approved for 1 CLE credit including 0 ethics CLE credit and 0 non-substantive credit.

Florida Bar FRP: As approved by NALA, this seminar meets the requirements under Rule 20-6.1 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar for 1 general hours of continuing legal education credit (including 0 ethics hours and 0 technology hours) required to maintain the FRP credential.

NFPA RP® or CRP™: NFPA accepts CLE hours which bears the accreditation of NALA on the certificate of attendance.

North Carolina: This program has been approved by The North Carolina State Bar, Board of Paralegal Certification, for 1 CLE credit including 0 ethics CLE credit and 1 general CLE credit. This approval expires on April 30, 2023.

South Carolina: This program has been approved for South Carolina Certified Paralegals for 1 CLE credit including 0 ethics CLE credit and 1 general CLE credit.

Other Reporting Entities: If you aren't sure and you want to double check, please e-mail [email protected] before you purchase the program and we can help you determine whether you can use these credits or not.

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