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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)


AOL Find a Job

Business Week


For information on paralegal internships, check the Student Paralegal Association (SPA) bulletin board in the department (Franklin Hall room 220), 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 Board

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

Mr. John Annarino, Esq. - Chief Legal Counsel - OBWC

Amanda Cochran - Paralegal, Jones Day

Lavawn Coleman - Paralegal, Grange Insurance

Timothy David Crawford, Esq. - Nationwide Insurance Company

April Martin - Paralegal, Offices of Attorney Michael Oser

Mr. Richard Mellen - Business Manager, Double Eagle Club

John Shawkey - Investigator, Grange Insurance

Patsy A. Thomas, Esq. - Attorney, Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter

Natalie Walden - Paralegal - Contract Specialist, Nationwide Life Insurance Company