Karah Bartlett



Karah Bartlett is currently serving as a litigation paralegal/ Office Manager at the Prosser Law Firm. Formerly a high school Spanish teacher, she changed careers in 2013, when she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southwest Tennessee Community College with an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies – General Practice. She has 9 years of paralegal experience in diverse settings, fulfilling a variety of roles.

Christi Fuller

2021 President-Elect and NALA Liaison


Christi Fuller is a Legal Assistant at Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC. In 2009, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southwest Tennessee Community College with an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies. She has ten years of paralegal experience, including seven years as Office Manager at her previous employment.

Terriah L. Carver, MPA

First Vice-President, Chairman of Education Committee


Terriah L. Carver is the Legal Specialist for St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, Office of Legal Services. She is a former litigation paralegal of the Shelby County Government, County Attorney’s Office and a former personal injury paralegal with Nahon, Saharovich, & Trotz.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Legal Studies from University of Memphis in 2015 and earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from Walden University in 2019. During her time obtaining her master’s degree, she was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success and still serves as an active member of the organization as an alumnus.

With over 5 years of legal experience, she became a member of the Great Memphis Paralegal Alliance in 2019 and was sworn into the Executive Board. She has served in the roles of Secretary and Parliamentarian prior to her current role.

Leah Frederick

Second Vice-Present, Chairman of Membership Committee


Leah Frederick is the Senior Paralegal in the litigation department at Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. in Memphis. She has been a paralegal at Sedgwick since 2017.
Leah graduated summa cum laude from Southwest Tennessee Community College with an Associates of Applied Science degree in paralegal studies in 2017. Leah also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Memphis (2003) as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Memphis (2007). Prior to becoming a paralegal, Leah was a high school teacher of history and English.

Mary Knox



Mary Knox began her legal career in the Litigation department at Hilton in 1999 as a Legal Coordinator and later promoted to Legal Assistant. The Litigation/Dispute Resolution department transferred to the McLean, VA corporate office in 2009 and she transitioned to Franchise Development processing franchise applications and drafting legal documents. In 2015, Franchise Development merged with the Legal department and became Legal Development – Americas department where Mary now serves as a Paralegal.

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