We have 4 different membership options available. Find your place with SMPA and get access to our great membership benefits and resources today!
Active Membership is open to any individual who meets the Active Membership Qualifications. Active Members have voting privileges and may serve as officers, directors or committee chairs.
Active Membership Dues: $75 per year
Associate Membership is open to any individual who would otherwise qualify for Active Membership, but has not yet received the minimum in-house training as a paralegal. Associate Members do not have voting privileges and may not serve as officers.
Associate Membership Dues: $60 per year
Student Membership is available to any individual who is a full-time student in good standing in any college, junior college, or other school pursuing a course of study as a paralegal enrolled for a minimum of 12 semester hours or equivalent or who is taking all paralegal courses offered.
Upon completion of the paralegal program, student members may maintain their student membership status for one year before transferring to active membership. Student members do not have voting privileges and cannot serve as officers of the association.
Student Membership Dues: $30 per year
Sustaining Membership is available to law firms, corporations, schools or individuals who support the paralegal profession, and support the goals, activities and programs of the Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association. Sustaining Members do not have voting privileges and may not serve as officers of the association.
Sustaining Membership Dues: $100 per year