Since the purpose of this paralegal blog is to celebrate the achievements of paralegals, working and student, all over the country, I’m pleased to share the latest round of good news in the paralegal profession.
Paralegal Program & Association News
■Surry County Community College
in Mount Airy, NC has received a $3,000.00 scholarship from the litigation section of the North Carolina Bar Association
“to pilot the section’s Interpretes para la Corte
program. The scholarships will be used by SCC students to subsidize the certification testing necessary to become North Carolina Spanish-language court interpreters.” (The Mount Airy News
has been appointed as the Chief Knowledge Officer of Vcorp Services, LLC
in Monsey, New York. A corporate paralegal, she has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Connecticut and a paralegal certificate from Adelphi University. (Reuters
■Christine M. Parizo, RP
(R) recently joined Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.
), a firm specializing in business and estate planning, commercial and municipal finance, real estate law, litigation and bankruptcy in Springfield, Mass., as a litigation paralegal. Parizo is a PACE-Registered Paralegal (R) through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations and has been a paralegal since 2004. She holds a B.S. in Journalism and received her Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Mass.
is the new Clerk/Treasurer for the City of Plato
, Minnesota. She previously worked as an office manager/legal assistant, and has an associate degree from North Hennepin Community College and a bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University. (Glencoe News
■Two Florida residents graduated with Kaplan University’s summer 2009 class: Sarah Diblasio-McCormick
of Cape Coral received an associate of applied science in paralegal studies, and John Olson
of Fort Myers received a bachelor of science in legal studies. (The News Press