SMPA Annual Seminar

October 15-16, 2021

WE’VE GONE VIRTUAL 

Please make sure you register for the seminar by October 8  to get your swag box. Select the Register button to sign up!

You can register for the seminar through October 14.  We understand that some firms only pay for this type expense once a month. With that in mind, you may attend the seminar if we have not received payment, but we must receive payment by  October 31, 2021, to send you the CLE certificate.

You may register for the entire seminar or select only those sections you wish to attend. Select the Register button to go to our Square page to sign up.

This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 9 credits toward maintenance of the CLA/CP/ACP designations.

Download Seminar Brochure HERE

Seminar Agenda

FRIDAY, October 15

8:30 Zoom opens

8:45 – 9:00 – Welcome
Karen Yearwood, ACP – SMPA President

9:00 – 12:00 – What is the Drug Fund
Rex Barton – Police Management Consultant, MTAS

12:30 – 1:00 – Lunch  

1:00 – 2:00  – Trucking Law
Danny Ellis, Esq. – Truck Wreck Justice, PLLC

2:00 – 2:15 – Break  

2:15 – 3:45 – E-Discovery: A Primer  
Scott Hemingway, Esq. – Legality

3:45 – 4:00 – Break

4:00 – 5:00 – Probate Law
Matthew Thornton, Esq. – Tennessee Law & Mediation

SATURDAY, October 16

8:30 – 8:45 – Welcome
Karen Yearwood, ACP – SMPA President

8:45 – 10:15 – Proper Paralegal Ethics  
Sean Lewis, Esq. – Music City Visa
Kevin Balkwill, Esq. – Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services

10:15 – 10:45 – Break  

10:45 – 11:45 – Q&A with a Private Investigator
Who are they ? What do they do? Why?
R. Edward McCarterVisions PI

11:45 – 12:00 – Dismissal