2023 TBPA Annual Seminar Registration

  • Friday, April 21, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Hilton Tampa Downtown, 211 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602





Spring Training - Sharpen Your Skills

at the 2023 TBPA Annual Conference. Game On!


Regular Registration Fees:

$175 TBPA Members

$225 Non-Members

**Regular Registration open to April 10, 2023 (Deadline)**

(Regular Registration Fees must be received within 10 days of registration date, however, in all events, payment must be received (even via US Mail)
no later than Monday, April 10, 2023.)
If registration payment is not timely received, registration may be cancelled.

(NOTE: If you are not able to attend in-person, we are offering a recorded version of the CLE Event. Just indicate when registering if attending in-person or not, by selecting either  "yes - attending in-person" or "no-request recording". The recording will be made available and sent approximately 8 to 10 weeks post-seminar.)

After you Register for the Annual Seminar,

make sure to also Register to attend

TBPA's Seminar Social Event!

TBPA is excited to invite you to register for our 2023 In-Person Legal Seminar – Spring Training - Sharpen Your Skills at the 2023 TBPA Annual Conference. Game On!  The seminar will be held at the Hilton Tampa Downtown, 211 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602.

SEMINAR DATE & TIME:  April 21, 2023  – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

SOCIAL HAPPY HOUR:   April 21, 2023 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sponsored by SLK Investigations and the Grafton Group!

LOCATION:  Hilton Tampa Downtown located at 211 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602, with parking available either via valet at the Hilton Tampa Downtown hotel or self-parking at the nearby Fort Brooke Parking Garage.

COST*:  Early Bird Registration is $145 for both TBPA Members and Non-Members until March 1, 2023. Afterwards, Regular Registration Fees are $175 for TBPA Members and $225 for Non-Members until deadline, unless event has sold out.  Seminar Registration Fees include CLE Credit for sessions attended, plus continental breakfast, plated lunch, PM snack break, fun swag bags, and a chance to win fabulous door prizes! See note below regarding cancellations.


Beef:  Rosemary crusted grilled sirloin steak with bleu cheese mashed potatoes, & asparagus in a cabernet reduction;

Chicken: Roasted Farm Chicken breast with parmesan crusted potatoes, sundried tomato crème, haricot verts, & baby roasted peppers;

Vegetarian: Stuffed Portabella Mushroom (Gluten Free)

7 CLE Credits!  NFPA & NALA Approved (pending), including 1 unit of Ethics and Technology.

TBPA's 2023 Annual Seminar will offer topics and speakers to bring you updates in practice areas as varied as our community.  This year's presentations will cover  Settlements, Insurance Claims and Litigation, Disaster Experts, Criminal Law, Supreme Court Cases, Technology and Ethics. See the Speaker and Topics listing below for more details. Please join us in this opportunity to update your expertise and expand your knowledge base.

  1. All Things Subrogation Liens – presented by Daniel J. Alvarez, J.D., of Synergy Settlement Services, Inc.

  2. Technology for the Modern Attorney/Law Firm – presented by Thomas Saieva, Esq. of La Cava Jacobson Goodis, P.A.

  3. Police Brutality – presented by Michael P. Maddux, Esquire of Michael P. Maddux, P.A.
  4. Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") Opinions & Current Cases – presented by Louise J. Virelli, III, of Stetson Law School 
  5. Navigating Insurance Claims and Litigation: Hurricane Damage and Other Disasters – presented by Chip Merlin, Esq., of Merlin Law Group
  6. Engineering Experts in Litigation, including Disasters, Personal Injury & Consumer Claims – presented by Jason Anderson, P.E., of SEA Limited 
  7. Ethics Session – presented by Natalie Baird-King, Esq., of Natalie Baird Mediations. 

We encourage you to make Payment Online at www.tbpa.org to secure your seat/registration. You may also mail your payment with invoice to:    

Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc., P.O. Box 2840, Tampa, FL 33601

Registration with payment must be received within 10 Days of Registration (and by stated Registration Deadline). In no event, Regular Registration Fees are due no later than April 10, 2023. We suggest you make payment online to guarantee your registration. Late registrations will not be accepted due to lack of payment not received by the April 10, 2023 deadline. 

*A cancellation fee of $45.00 will apply to all refunds. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER  03/31/2023.

NOTE: TBPA has secured local and national vendors who will be exhibiting at the Seminar! Be sure to register so you can network with these vendors and learn what they have that's new and exciting as these business partners continue to support TBPA and the paralegal profession!

Already registered, but unable to attend? Upon request, TBPA will send you a link to video recordings of the seminar and materials, approximately 8 to 10 weeks after the seminar, so that you may still receive your CLE credits.

TBPA reserves the right to cancel this event for any unforeseeable circumstance, change speakers, topics or schedule without notice.


TBPA is excited to announce that we will be holding a Social Networking Happy Hour sponsored by our Diamond Sponsors, The Grafton Group and SLK Investigations. 

After you Register for the Annual Seminar,

make sure to also Register to attend

TBPA's Seminar Social Event!



If you would like to stay at the Hilton Tampa Downtown for the 2023 TBPA Seminar, the special group rate of $239/night for King Size, plus applicable taxes/fees. This rate will expire on 3/23/2023 or when all rooms have been booked.  Either call 1-800-HILTONS and refer to the Code (TBPA) or refer Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, or book reservation online via the link:

Link: www.my-event.hilton.com/tpanthf-tbpa-cd589dc2-6ba6-4696-bc68-8249cd0811f1/


Thank you to our 2023


Thank you to our 2023



Thank you to our 2023


Thank you!    

TBPA Seminar Committee

TBPA is a voluntary professional association and does not make any representation, endorsement or guarantee as to the quality, reliability, competency, accuracy, business practice/standards/ethics, or professionalism of any member of TBPA.  TBPA does not conduct background checks or any other form of due diligence on any person or business applying for membership with TBPA.


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