Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association (SMPA)
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
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Earn CLE Credits Online
The Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association offers its
126 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
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.