Paralegal Program

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All graduates are encouraged to join our LinkedIn group to network with fellow alumni, exchange ideas and discuss opportunities and trends in the paralegal profession. 

Join the Paralegal Alumni Association

Subscribe to the PAA Listserv

Please note:  You must be a member of the Paralegal Alumni Association to subscribe to the Listserv.

In 1996 the USD Paralegal Alumni Association was formed with the goals of promoting high standards in the paralegal profession, providing informational and continuing education meetings for members and supporting the USD Paralegal Program. With an active membership of over 350, the Alumni Association remains committed to those goals.

Board of Directors

Deann Zellmann
Organovo, Inc.

Vice President
Heidi Runge
Marks Finch Thornton & Baird, LLP

Jennifer Butner

Maria Leal
Stutz, Artiano, Shinoff, & Holtz

Members at Large
Christine Hall
San Diego County District Attorney

Crystal Murguia-Garcia
Paralegal/Law Student

Rayna Simon
San Diego County District Attorney

Irene Ainza
San Diego County District Attorney

Khara Erickson
Robert Half

University Representative
Tara Murphy
Director, USD Paralegal Program