Join us August 12, 2021,  at noon via Zoom for  “An Overview: What is a lobbyist, what do they do, and why?” Presented by Randy Stamps Executive Director Tennessee State Employees Association.

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Hope to see you there!


Kelley Myers & Kathy Herd have volunteered for the Friday, August 27 delivery. If you would like to join our delivery volunteers, please email me at for more detailed information.

SMPA is also responsible for the delivery on TUESDAY, AUGUST 31. No one has signed up to make the deliveries on this date. Please let me know before August 15 if you can deliver on 8/31 or I will need to contact Knoxville Barristers and let them know we need a sub.

Mobile Meals is celebrating “50 Years of Providing Food & Hope” with a reception at the Tennessee Theatre on September 16, 2021. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. and program begins at 6:00 p.m. The invitation is open to any of our members who currently volunteer or have volunteered in the past.  You must reserve your spot by mailing back the RSVP notice. Please see the invitation attached to this email.


Our next #networking social is planned for September 2, 2021, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Tomato Head in the Gallery Shopping Center on Kingston Pike. Please mark it on your calendar and stay tuned for COVID updates.

2021 ANNUAL SEMINAR – The Read House, Chattanooga, TN

October 15 – 16, 2021

Fingers are crossed that we will be able to meet in person for this year’s annual seminar! Kati has done an excellent job pulling together a full slate of interesting topics and is providing us with 9 hours of CLEs. Our social this year has a Halloween theme. I can’t wait to see your costumes!

The brochure for the seminar is attached to this email.

There are 2 ways to register.

  1. Complete the registration form (in the attached brochure) and email it to and make your payment online by clicking the link HERE. Follow the instructions on that page for payment.
  2. You may also pay by check by mailing both your completed registration form (in the attached brochure) and your check to the address on bottom of the registration form.

You may make your reservation at The Read House by clicking the link HERE and following the instructions on the page.

Please let all your paralegal friends and co-workers who may not be SMPA members (GASP!!) that they are most welcome to attend the Annual Seminar.  All seminar information, as well as a downloadable brochure is available HERE.