Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association (SMPA)
The Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association (SMPA),
a NALA affiliated association, welcomes members from any where
in the state of Tennessee. While our emphasis is on promoting paralegals in Tennessee, SMPA does not restrict membership by state of residence or employment and has welcomed paralegals from other states that wanted to take advantage of our membership benefits.
Membership in the Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association
is open to paralegals, students in paralegal programs, attorneys,
law firms, corporations and businesses promoting the paralegal
profession, and educational institutions providing paralegal
programs based on the requirements approved by the Executive
Committee. ...more about the Smoky Mountain
Earn CLE Credits Online
The Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association offers its
118 members the opportunity to earn 1.0 CLE credits each month by
viewing our CLE presentations online via rebroadcast in the
SMPA Members Area.
CLE rebroadcasts are typically available within 48 hours of
the meeting date and time. This benefit is available only to
SMPA members and is included with membership. Contact
Us About Becoming a Member
Are you a Certified Paralegal?
Paralegal Certification vs. Certificate Program
There are significant differences between achieving a nationally recognized paralegal certification such as those available through an organization like National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and a certificate program offered by some colleges and universities. Continued...
CP Exam Review Class
SMPA recognizes the importance of achieving a nationally recognized certification to a paralegal. SMPA is hosting a CP exam preparation class. The CP Exam review class is a member benefit and available to SMPA members only at no cost.
For more information about SMPA CP Exam review class, please contact us.
We encourage every student member to engage your mentor. For
more information about the SMPA Student Mentor Program, please contact us.
Paralegal CLE Opportunities
1:00 PM - Main Conference Room of the U.S. Attorney ’s
Office, Knoxville, TN
August 13, 2015 - Ethics and Gun Rights
Loretta Cravens, Esquire of
Eldridge & Blakney, P.C.
|September 10, 2015 - eDiscovery Ethics and Issues:
A Panel Discussion
Todd Fulks, Esquire,
Tom Hodges, Esquire of
Clayton Homes and
Jeff Stoneking, DS
Full SMPA CLE
Please email questions to: email@example.com
SMPA Member attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance
for 1.0 hour CLE credit verification. Non-member attendees are
provided the option to receive a 1.0 hour CLE Certificate of
Attendance verification form for a fee of $10.