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Become a member today and take advantage of all the Tennessee Paralegal Association has to offer!

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.

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

Access to all TPA members across Tennessee.

TPA is an affiliate of The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)-The Paralegal Association. NALA is the leading professional association for legal assistants and paralegals, providing continuing education and professional development through its various programs and its Certified and Advanced Certified Paralegal Exams.

NALA recognizes an Affiliate member or committee of affiliated associations for their contribution to the goals and programs of the affiliate. Each year, TPA nominates an eligible TPA member to receive this award, which is presented at the Annual NALA Conference.

All TPA members receive a 25% discount off of a NALA active membership fee.

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.

Get in the loop for new job postings across Tennessee through our Career Center, by following our Facebook page and subscribing to our quarterly newsletter, The Paralegal Advocate.

TPA members receive our quarterly newsletter, The Paralegal Advocate, and Chapter newsletters. Access statewide and national events and be up-to-date with laws affecting our profession. Share knowledge and efficient procedures among members with diverse experience and training.

TPA awards two scholarship annually – the Lawassa B. Jones Memorial Paralegal Student Scholarship and the CP or ACP Exam Scholarship.

TPA members are committed to supporting the local communities. Get involved in your community by participating in local Chapter-sponsored events.

Members are kept up to date on announcements, news, features, and other information about TPA and the paralegal profession throughout social media platforms.

Take the opportunity to make a difference in your profession by serving on the TPA Governing Board. Through leadership with TPA, you can gain valuable experience to serve in leadership positions in National, State, or Local levels.