The Sequoia Paralegal Association (SPA) is a professional organization made up of members and directed by a Board of Directors. SPA membership includes voting members, sustaining members, associate members, and student members reflecting a broad range of experience, education and diversity.

SPA Membership

Are you interested in joining SPA? You can access the membership application form and view pricing on our menu under “SPA Membership”.

SPA Speaking Opportunities

Are you interested in speaking at one of SPA’s MCLE meetings? Contact us at The MCLE presentations occur on the last Wednesday of each month.


We are pleased to welcome Lesli Balderama, paralegal at Griswold, LaSalle, Cobb, Dowd & Gin LLP, as our 2022 SPA Treasurer! Lesli has 15 years of bookkeeping experience. Prior to her paralegal position at Griswold Lasalle, she worked for Tulare County Health and Human Services, and TulareWORKS, for five years as a Self-Sufficiency Counselor. This allowed her to complete her schooling and Lesli received her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies in June of 2020. We look forward to working with her and appreciate the benefit of having her expertise within the SPA association.