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Alumni & Employment

Paralegal Job Sites

Paralegals work in a variety of challenging and exciting environments.  When searching for work as a paralegal, consider checking the following employment pages:



Ohio State Bar Association

Martindale Career Center


NFPA Career Center (National Federation of Paralegal Associations)


Simply Hired


For information on paralegal internships, check the Student Paralegal Association (SPA) bulletin board in the department (Franklin Hall room 206), or contact Professor Tom Shanahan, Franklin Hall Room 208, (614) 287-2623,

Paralegal Professional Organizations

Membership in professional legal and paralegal organizations can provide a number of benefits.  Two such organizations are the Ohio State Bar Organization and the Paralegal Association of Central Ohio.  Click on either group's name to visit their website to learn more.  Additional paralegal organizations in Ohio include the Cleveland Area Paralegals, the Greater Dayton Paralegal Association, the Cincinnati Paralegal Association, and the Paralegal Association of Northwest Ohio.

Advisory Committee

CSCC's Paralegal Studies Program is advised by some of the leading professionals in the Columbus legal community.  Through the guidance of the Advisory Committee members, CSCC works to ensure that graduates of the Paralegal Studies Program are prepared to serve the needs of the legal community.  The Committee members are:

John Annarino, Esq. - Chief Legal Counsel - OBWC

Elizabeth Bitonte - Account Executive at Robert Half Legal

Representative Hearcel F. Craig, Ohio Representative District 26

Nancy Forman, CSCC Student Representative

Judge James E. Green, Franklin County Municipal Court

Marcia Palof, Attorney

Teresa Scharf, President of PACO

Lori Tyack, Clerk of Court, Franklin County Municipal Court

Athena D. Yontz, PACO