TPA is a professional association offering education and networking opportunities to paralegals across Tennessee

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Benefits

Networking

Attend Statewide and Chapter meetings to exchange ideas with colleagues. Meet new paralegals, develop friendships and interact with professionals in the paralegal field in your legal community. Liaison with local paralegal associations and collaborate with local bar associations.

Continuing Legal Education

Gain valuable information from informative guest speakers at monthly Chapter meetings in your area, the Spring State Seminar and the NALA Annual Convention and Meeting.

NALA Affiliate

The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) is the leading professional association for legal assistants and paralegals, providing continuing education and professional development programs. NALA is composed of over 18,000 paralegals, through individual members and through its 90 state and local affiliated associations.

Professional Recognition

Employers value paralegals who are members of TPA because their skills, education, and experience are clearly defined. It says you fully understand your responsibilities and you know the importance of continuing education.

Advance Notice of Paralegal Positions

Find out about jobs before they hit the newspaper with our statewide job bank.

Local and Nationwide Information

Receive TPA’s Quarterly Magazine, THE PARALEGAL ADVOCATE, and Chapter newsletters. Access statewide and national events and laws affecting our profession. Share knowledge and efficient procedures among members with diverse experience and training.

Scholarship

Access education funds by qualifying for the Lawassa B. Jones Memorial Scholarship. Access to Scholarship Fund towards the CP/CLA Exam or an ACP Course through NALA

Make a Difference!

Take the opportunity to make a difference in your profession by serving on the Board of Directors of the Association at a National, State or Local level. Get involved in your community by participating in local Chapter-sponsored events.