Upcoming events

    • Thursday, October 15, 2020
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Tampa, FL


    Monthly Membership CLE Video Event

    Due to COVID-19 Constraints


    Thursday, October 15, 2020

    with 1 CLE Credit Unit Certificate 

    (A Secured Link will be sent to you on the Event Date at 11:45 a.m. to access the video)

    (Access to watch the video at your convenience will continue for 1 week) 

    SPEAKER:   Charrita Ernewein, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-A

    President, Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council

    TOPIC:   Human Trafficking Awareness Training

    SUMMARY:  Human trafficking is a well-hidden human rights violation.  This presentation will discuss human trafficking to include vulnerable populations, trafficking indicators, available resources and legislative actions.

    Please complete your online RSVP no later than:
    FRIDAY, October 9, 2020 (RSVP Deadline)
    and then either pay online or mail your payment to: 
    TBPA, P. O. Box 2840, Tampa, FL 33601.   


    If mailing payment after online RSVP, please make checks payable to:

    Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc.


    TBPA Members:  $10.00 / Guests: $19.50


    Charrita Ernewein, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-A

    President, Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council


    Charrita Ernewein, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-A is a family nurse practitioner who specializes in acute care and pediatrics in the Hillsborough County School District. Dr. Ernewein also works for the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.  Dr. Ernewein completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1988, her Master of Science at South University in 2013 and her Doctoral Nurse Practitioner in 2016 at South University in Tampa, Florida.  Dr. Ernewein is currently enrolled full time at University of Central Florida in the PhD program.  Dr. Ernewein holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a certification as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.

    Dr. Ernewein is a strong advocate within the community working closely with professional organizations and community resources regarding the topics of human trafficking and vulnerable populations.  As a part of the Tampa Speakers Bureau, Dr. Ernewein worked closely with the department of homeland security to develop and implement a training for healthcare providers within the community.  Dr. Ernewein remains actively engaged in several community organizations such as the FREE Network and University of Central Florida Human Trafficking Awareness Group. 

    Dr. Ernewein is the President of the Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurse Council Group, a member of American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, a member of the American Nurses Association, and a member of the National Association of School Nurses.

    Contact Information:

    Charrita Ernewein, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-A

    Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council, President

    FREE Network, Speakers Bureau Coordinator




    At this time, since the University Club is not able to accommodate our in-person Monthly Membership Luncheons due to the COVID-19 constraints for our health and safety, we are offering to both TBPA Members and Guests the opportunity for 1 CLE Unit Credit via Recorded Video Presentation. Once the University Club is open to full capacity, we will continue to offer a Video Only RSVP Registration option at a special rate to both Members and Guests, however, limiting the number to 2 registrations in any given year for Guests since this will be a new TBPA Membership Benefit. We encourage you to join TBPA and enjoy the many benefits membership offers. Please keep healthy and we hope to see you soon!

    TBPA is no longer accepting reservations via email or mail. 

    TBPA reserves the right to change/substitute speakers, presentations, or topics as necessary due to unexpected circumstances. Cancellations for paid-in-full registrations prior to the RSVP Deadline will be refunded.  After the RSVP Deadline, no refunds will be provided and payment in full will be due since the process of providing secured video link with cle certificate will have commenced. 

    Cancellation correspondence MUST be sent to


    Special "Thank You" to this month's TBPA CLE Sponsors:

    The Grafton Group is a Florida-based, multi-disciplined, private investigation and litigation support firm led by Tim O'Rourke, a nationally-recognized investigator.  We provide exceptional private investigative and case management services using a team of veteran investigators and specialists from a variety of fields. Our offices are based in the Tampa Bay area, however, our services reach across the state of Florida and beyond ensuring that you are still in good hands even when your case goes past state lines.  We offer a full range of legal support that is accurate, reliable and most importantly, timely, utilizing a combination of traditional and modern investigative techniques so you receive the facts and get a return on your investment placed with The Grafton Group's services. Contact The Grafton Group:; (813) 658-9438 or (727) 648-3510 or visit their website:  

    Client Legal Funding is a national funding company located in the heart of Tampa Bay. Our main office can be found in Clearwater, Florida where we provide millions of dollars of litigation funding for plaintiffs and attorneys. In addition to pre- and post-settlement litigation funding, Client Legal Funding also offers a full suite of attorney-funding services. Our mission is to provide cash flow for lawyers and their clients in times of need. We provide the current cash needs for the injured party while your attorney is taking the necessary time to work toward a fair settlement award. Our principals have over 30 years of experience in working in the legal business and financial industries. We also have experienced attorneys on staff to review your case and make a quick determination of your case worth. We provide financial help and have an answer for you within 24-48 hours. Contact Client Legal Funding toll-free at 1-800-870-3863.


    Trial Consulting Services (TCS) is providing the pre-recording of the monthly TBPA CLE Presentations as an ongoing monthly sponsor to support the virtual need for continue legal education of the paralegal community. TCS provides wide-ranging services and solutions to support every aspect of cases, regardless of plaintiff or defendant, practice area, size of the case or jurisdiction. Using state-of-the-art technology coupled with an experienced staff, TCS gives your case a strategic advantage at mediation, arbitration, and trial. Contact Russell Wills 

    As part of your TBPA Membership Benefits, we are providing you with the option to register for the Monthly Video CLE's to keep up with your credentials during COVID-19 and beyond. Please let us know if we can serve you in other benefit opportunities. If you are not yet a TBPA Member, we welcome you to join and enjoy our many benefits! Please reach out to our Membership Chair via if you have questions. Please stay healthy and we hope to see you soon at an upcoming TBPA Event!

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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