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Paralegal BA Degree

Paralegal News, Announcements, and Upcoming Events

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Graduates that have recently secured positions in the field

Class of 2014!

John M. is working as a Paralegal for Cantwell & Cantwell

Kayla M. is working as a Paralegal for Codilis & Associates, P.C.

Class of 2013!

Elizabeth S. is working as a Paralegal for the Cook County State' Attorney's Office, Criminal Appeals Division

Terri R. is working as a Case Assistant for ReedSmith

WINNERS of the 2013 Eleanor Roosevelt Essay Competition

The Paralegal Studies Program offers a scholarship essay competition twice a year. Funds awarded are used for tuition in the paralegal program. Applicants write 2000 word essays on a topic of current interest and four scholarships are awarded twice a year. The Eleanor Roosevelt competition is announced each fall and the Franklin Roosevelt competition is announced each spring.

1ST PLACE – Aslum Khan
Essay: S.744: The Future of Immigration

2ND PLACE Natalie Cammallarie
Essay: Position Paper in Support of Immigration Reform (Senate Bill 744)

2ND PLACE – Josephine Herrera
Essay: The Detrimental Deterrent: The Negative Consequences of Senate Bill 1342

2ND PLACE – Elizabeth Patino
Essay: Stand Your Ground

Congratulations to our newest Inductees to Lambda Epsilon Chi!

Roosevelt University is a chapter of the national honor society for paralegal students, Lambda Epsilon Chi or LEX. On April 25, 2014, the following program graduates became the most recent inductees:
  • Mara Benenson
  • Andrada Bogdan
  • John Mattheessen
  • Katelyn Szewka