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Hannah Hinson promoted to paralegal at Talley Law Firm upon earning her degree at NPC.

She writes: "This program has helped me greatly get to where I am and the position I want." Congratulations, Hannah!

Congratulations to NPC student Marisa Janke who was hired at Selander & O'Brien in Seattle, Washington as a legal assistant!

We wish her much success in her new position.

NPC graduate Amy Roberts accepts position in the Sacramento office of Disability Rights California.

The firm specializes in discrimination issues with people who have disabilities. Congratulations, Amy!

Upcoming NPC Courses:

Beginning March 11, 2019:

  • Public Communications Law
  • Legal Research, Writing & Civil Litigation
  • Domestic Relations
  • Introduction to Life Processes
  • Business Ethics

Beginning April 2, 2019:

  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Legal Document Preparation
  • International Business
  • Contracts
  • Principles of Management

Ijeoma Claudia Abajtour Ukonu admitted to law school at Abraham Lincoln University after graduating from NPC.

We wish her the best of luck as she embarks on her legal career!

NPC student Giti Tenenbaum admitted to Rutgers Law School with a full scholarship.

She writes: "Thanks for all the help and guidance, and for introducing me to the law at NPC! I really enjoyed all the classes, and I'm sure it will give me a good head start!" Congratulations, Giti!

NPC Dean Jeremy Rovinsky quoted in The Penny Hoarder article on how to stop a home eviction.

Dean Rovinsky calls upon his experience as a judge pro tem in this discussion of what to do when an eviction notice is served.

Upcoming NJU Courses:

Beginning March 5, 2019:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Legal Ethics
  • State & Local Taxation

Beginning April 2, 2019:

  • Securities Regulation
  • Real Property
  • Information Privacy Law
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates

NPC graduate Lindsey Wilson hired as family law attorney at a law firm in Lewisville, TX.

Following her graduation from NPC, Lindsey attended UNT Dallas College of Law and passed the Texas Bar Exam. Congratulations, Lindsey!

Leanna Taylor admitted to Tulane Law School after graduating from NPC.

We wish her the best of luck as she embarks on her legal career!

NPC graduate Susan Weathers Reyes, currently studying toward Master of Science in Taxation degree at NJU, hired by The Tax Institute at H&R Block as a tax law analyst.

She writes: "NPC and National Juris University have made it possible for me to get the job I wanted." Congratulations, Beth!

NPC graduate Beth Evans obtains position as legal assistant at Zaller Law Group in Los Angeles, California.

The firm specializes in entertainment and intellectual property law, corporate law, and employment law. Congratulations, Beth!

NPC mentioned in US News & World Report.

Dean Jeremy Rovinsky was quoted in articles on "What Not to Do When Hiring a Lawyer" and "What Is a Good College GPA in J.D. Admissions?"

NPC graduate Cathy Thrift lands paralegal position at Whelchel & McQuigg Law Firm on Saint Simons Island, Georgia.

She writes: "NPC provided me with an amazing education and an excitement for law." Congratulations, Cathy!

NPC alumnus Lisa Easter obtains position as office manager and litigation paralegal at Heston Law Firm in Katy, Texas.

Congratulations, Lisa! We wish you much success in your new position.

Congratulations to Dean Jeremy Rovinsky, who co-authored chapter 17 in an academic publication focusing on the intersection of religion, science and cultural perceptions in the production and processing of modern religious and vegetarian foods. The textbook, which will be published this summer, is a collaboration of professors and industry experts from around the world.

Evelyne Hollinsworth, graduate of NPC's Bachelor of Business Administration program, hired as a business analyst by the United States Embassy in the People's Republic of China.

She writes: "My duties include forecasting, projections and talent acquisitions. I'll be a part of the staff that crunches numbers to keep the Embassy running like a well-oiled machine." Congratulations, Evelyne!

NPC graduate Jill Koharcheck obtains paralegal position in the Solicitor's Office of Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Congratulations, Jill! We wish you much success in your new position.

Congratulations to NPC graduate Melanie Talley on passing the CP Exam!

We wish her the best of luck in her new career as a certified paralegal.

NPC graduate Brittany Proulx-Ays, a Florida Registered Paralegal, obtains paralegal position and is accepted to law school.

She is now working as a paralegal at Vernis & Bowling of Central Florida and will be starting at the Barry University School of Law in Orlando in January. Congratulations, Brittany!

NPC graduate Teresa Negron becomes NFPA Registered Paralegal®.

She credits her NPC education for preparing her for the exam. Congratulations, Teresa, and best wishes!

NPC graduate Jennifer Cleland Halle accepts position as compliance analyst at Gabriel Partners in Phoenix, Arizona.

She helps her firm's clients, banks, money service businesses, and credit card companies, stay in compliance with the law. Congratulations, Jennifer!

NPC student Jeremy Wade gains acceptance to Lincoln Law School of Sacramento.

NPC graduate Jeffrey Gramins, begins job as administrative coordinator at Coldwell Banker Elite, a high-end real estate company in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

His duties include legal correspondence, contract review, creative writing, and ad creation. Congratulations, Jeffrey!

NPC graduate Heidi Baer lands position as administrative assistant at S-E-A, Ltd. (Scientific Expert Analysis) in Columbus, Ohio.

Her responsibilities include handling the application process for professional registrations, assisting the engineering team with project management, and researching various state professional registration requirements for project engineers. Best of luck, Heidi!

NPC graduate Rachel Kline obtains paralegal position at the orginization of Tony Robbins, Robbins Research International in San Diego, California.

Her responsibilities include preparing drafts for review from the in-house legal counsel and making amendments and revisions to existing agreements under the supervision of legal counsel. Congratulations, Rachel!

NPC graduate Holly McDuffie lands lands position at the Law Office of Jason Amon in Fort Worth, Texas.

She serves as the paralegal to Jason Amon and as the escrow officer running the real estate side of the firm and closing real estate transactions. Congratulations and best of luck, Holly!

Janet Savage, graduate of both NPC and NJU, obtains paralegal position at Morelli Law in Turlock, California.

Her responsibilities include preparing legal drafts and memoranda, assembling case materials, preparing for trial, and more. Congratulations, Janet!

NPC graduate Theresa Almond to start law school in the spring.

Good luck at Abraham Lincoln School of Law!

NPC student Rosie Rodriguez obtains position at Ignazio Ficara Law Firm in Yucca Valley, California.

She writes: "I am thoroughly happy to start off the new year with employment in the career I have studied for… With my updated resume thanks to you, the professionalism shined through."

NPC graduate Racquel Kotte hired as a legal assistant by the Ada County Prosecutor's office in Boise, Idaho.

Her responsibilities include compiling relevant information such as police reports, dispatch recordings, and police body camera videos to provide to the defense attorney.

Congratulations to NJU Dean Jeremy Rovinsky on his appointment as Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Justice Courts!

Judges appoint prominent lawyers and law professors as Judge Pro Tems to substitute for them when the full-time judges are unable to come to court. Dean Rovinsky joins Professor Erin Steffin, who has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court since 2011, as NPC faculty members who hold this distinction.

NPC graduate Amada Flatt lands her first paralegal job at Clark & Washington, a Nashville, TN, law firm specializing in bankruptcy law.

She thanks NPC for her "wonderful learning experience" and says that she "will forever be grateful for NPC and all the professors." Good luck, Amada, and keep in touch!

Sharon Rhea hired as a paralegal at Pearlman & Clark in St. Petersburg, Florida.

She writes: "It feels so good to be appreciated and to actually feel like I know what I am doing. I love my job!"

NPC student Sandra Aguilar obtains paralegal position at the Law Offices of Therese Grantz.

Her duties include pleadings, filings, drafting memos, client relations and communication, and case follow-ups with clients. Congratulations, Sandra!

Erin Peters, graduate of both NPC and NJU, accepts position as litigation paralegal in the Temple, TX office of The Carlson Law Firm.

She writes: "I just wanted to thank you for bringing the below job posting to my attention last week. I had an interview yesterday, and I start [in two weeks]."

Congratulations to Dean Jeremy Rovinsky who was appointed by the Chief Judge of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Court to serve as a member of the Rules Committee as the court updates its Rules of Professional Responsibility.

NPC graduate Dimiana Saad obtains position as a paralegal in the employment litigation department of 20th Century Fox.

She will be working in the Fox Plaza building in Century City, Los Angeles, California. Best of luck, Dimiana!

NPC graduate Stephanie Evans lands paralegal position at Wells Fargo Bank in Portland, OR.

Stephanie's position deals primarily with bankruptcy law and she will be dealing with clients, internal staff and government agencies on behalf of her new employer. She tells us that she is "grateful for the assistance" of the NPC placement assistance office and is excited about her new position. Good luck, Stephanie!

NPC graduate Nancy Provines starts new job as paralegal at Joe Rose Law in Gold River, CA.

The firm specializes in labor law and wrongful termination, as well as some personal injury. Good luck, Nancy!

NPC graduate Taylor Mixon obtains position as Medicaid paralegal at Deason Garner Law Firm in Yuma, AZ.

Taylor, we wish you much success in your new career!

NPC graduate Debra Neidiffer lands paralegal position at Schulz Stephenson Law in Beaufort, NC.

Debra was offered the position just a few days after graduating from NPC. Congratulations, Debra, and keep in touch!

Congratulations to NJU student Gwendolyn Payton on her acceptance to Valpraiso Law School!

NPC graduate Lori Martin lands job as a litigation paralegal at Tillotson & Johnson PLLC in Midvale, Utah.

Congratulations, Lori, and good luck!!

NPC graduate Monique Victor promoted to senior paralegal in the CVS Pharmacy legal department.

She writes: "I manage all of the litigation for the company along with my team of 6 other paralegals." Congratulations, Monique, on this great achievement!

NPC graduate Anne Jenkins lands position at K&L Gates in Portland, Oregon, and credits NPC with giving her the necessary "edge" to land the position.

Anne reports that she is "super excited" about her new position and is really happy about getting her paralegal certificate at NPC. Good luck Anne and congratulations!

Congratulations to NPC student Cari McDonald on obtaining the position of Compliance Specialist at Yosemite Pathology Laboratory in Modesto, California!

She credits her NPC education and writes: "Otherwise I would not have received the position... Its a management position. I'm very happy. I do our contracts with our business associates and also make sure we are up to regulation with licensing, federal and state standards, etc." We wish her the best of luck in her new position!

Best of luck to NPC student Tracy Boyd on his run for the Jackson-Madison County School Board!

NPC graduate Gail Keller secures position at the Moore Law Firm in Phoenix, Arizona.

She credits her NPC education and remarks that this area of law was her first choice. Good luck, Gail! We look forward to your coming back and auditing courses relevant to estate planning.

NPC's Master of Science in Compliance Law Program featured in Compliance Week's Directory of Governance, Risk, and Compliance Education Programs alongside prestigious law school and graduate programs from around the country.

NPC Faculty Legal Analysis of the News:
"Supreme Court to Decide Texas Abortion Statute Challenge"

In our latest NPC faculty legal analysis of the news, Stephen Haas discusses the issues at play as the Supreme Court considers the consitutionality of Texas's restrictive abortion laws.

NPC Graduate Meghan Morton lands legal assistant position at the Sevenish Law Firm, a personal injury law firm in Indianapolis, IN.

She thanks the NPC placement assistance staff for the help and advice that assisted her with securing the job. Good luck, Meghan, and keep in touch!

NPC graduate Cyndee Boyovich secures position at Meyer, Kirkman, McGrath, Nauman and Tansey, a Minneapolis, MN, law firm specializing in business law.

She credits help from the NPC placement assistance staff for helping her to get the job. Best of luck, Cyndee!

NPC student Tracy Boyd accepted as an intern for the Tennessee, Davidson County, Criminal Court Division 5.

We wish him much success as he takes this valuable step in his career!

Congratulations to NPC bachelor's degree graduate Kellyann Wade on her acceptance to Northwestern California University School of Law!

She writes: "Thank you to NPC for helping me achieve my goal."

NPC graduate David Martin admitted to law school on the strength of an NPC bachelor's degree.

We wish him much success at Charlotte School of Law and in his future career as a lawyer.

NPC Student Harry Adkins lands position with Goldberg & Osborne in Phoenix, AZ

He reports that his job search was successful in under 3 weeks! Good luck at your new position, Harry!

NPC Graduate Freddie Alikhani admitted to law school

We wish him the best of luck as he continues his legal education at The Colleges of Law at Santa Barbara & Ventura.

NPC student Ashley Hampton lands position at the Bradley Law Group in Greensboro, NC.

She comments that "attending NPC has landed me [the] job" and that she is "really excited" about her new career as she continues to work towards her bachelor's degree at NPC while working at her new law office. Good luck, Ashley!

NPC graduate Lisa Noblini lands position as commercial property assistant at Transwestern Property Management.

She comments: "I appreciate that you are on top of helping students get work. Keep up the good work."

Congratulations to NPC student and soon-to-be graduate Samaj Washington on being hired for the position of Office Assistant at Robert Hommel PC, Scottsdale, AZ .

Congratulations to NPC graduate Angela Williams on being hired (out of quite a large pool of applicants) for the position of Victim/Witness Legal Assistant for the Craven County DAs Office.

NPC Graduate Kristan Tilley Promoted to Paralegal at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after graduation from NPC.

She thanks NPC and reports that she is "very happy with the results" of her NPC education.

NPC Student and books4veterans creator Jeff Powell signs publishing deal to author book on entrepreneurship.

He comments: "I wanted you and NPC to know that I haven't forgotten about you and... all of the support I receive at NPC. I personally would like to say that NPC is indeed a school I would recommend my fellow veterans to attend."

NPC Student Heather Kott lands paralegal position at the Ted Smith Law Group in Harker Heights, TX.

She tells us that she "was hired on the spot" and was hired over 11 other interviewees on the same day! Congratulations and good luck, Heather!

NPC graduate Mellanie Cadwell accepts paralegal position at Watson and Atkins, P.C. in Clarksville, TN.

She writes: "I'm so thankful I decided to go through NPC because my courses truly prepared me for what I'm doing now." Good luck, Mellanie!

Congratulations to NPC graduate Elisabeth Doohan on passing the CP Exam!

We wish her the best of luck in her new career as a certified paralegal.

NPC student Alisa Paxton promoted to corporate paralegal at her firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Austin, TX.

She says: "Thank you for helping me achieve my dream and a huge thanks to the staff for supporting me and encouraging me. NPC is the greatest!!!!"

"Can Congress Override the Iran Agreement?"

In our latest NPC faculty legal analysis of the news, Stephen Haas explains the options that are available to Congress and the President are regarding the Iran nuclear deal.

NPC graduate Marian Mangual lands job as nurse paralegal with the Piscitelli Law Firm in Cleveland, OH.

We wish her much success and welcome her back as she plans to pursue a master's degree through National Juris University.

NPC graduate Mallory Rogers obtains paralegal position at Scanio and Scanio in San Antonio, TX.

She states that she "had a medical background prior to NPC" and is now "able to use my degree and medical background to do Personal Injury cases."

NPC Graduate Rebecca Garland thrives at her paralegal position at Frailey, Chaffin, Cordell, Perryman, Sterkel, McCalla & Brown, LLP in Chickasha, OK.

She states: "I did not have any experience when I started here at the firm. I had very little knowledge of legal proceedings, now I have a better understanding on how things work in the legal field. My legal knowledge has grown tremendously."

NPC Graduate Shira Levin handles legal actions for a real estate management firm, Malek Management, in Brooklyn, NY.

Her impressive job description:
"I handle the legal cases from beginning to end, from starting them and tracking them to closing. Aside from dealing with non-pay landlord tenant cases I also do the collection cases and holdover cases."
She credits her NPC education, saying that "since I have begun the classes… I have become more educated and knowledgeable in my day to day activities."

NPC Graduate Michelle Stafford earns post as the family law paralegal for Normal Dowler LLP in Ventura, CA.

She "assist two attorneys with various legal document preparation, client meetings and all aspects involved in family law."
She muses: "The thought of going back to school scared me to death. NPC made it easier than I thought it would be but challenged me in every way. I have a new confidence and my quality of work has greatly improved since attending NPC. My writing skills are now top notch!!!" Congratulations, Michelle!

NPC graduate and NJU Student Teri Tolon secures paralegal position working at the offices of Mark F. Winn, Esq., in Bluffton, SC.

She does research, probate work and client interaction. She says that her NPC education gave her a "solid foundation to go in to fields that I desire with a number of subjects covered that will take me a long way in the business world."
She has since come back to NJU to earn her Master's Degree in Taxation. Welcome back, Teri!

NPC Graduate Loretto Lynn Crupi helps run her family business, The Trust Pros, in Sherman Oaks, CA.

The Crupi family business is a one-stop shop for their clients' trusts needs and has won "best of" awards from major Los Angeles newspaper five years in a row.

NJU Dean Jeremy Rovinsky has law review article published.

Jeremy’s article, "The Cutting Edge: The Debate Over Regulation of Ritual Slaughter in the Western World," was pubilished in the California Western International Law Journal and can be found under the citation 45 Cal. W. Int'l L. J. 98.

Recent NPC graduate Heather Morgan McCully lands position as Deputy Probate / Juvenile Register at the 33rd Circuit Court, 7th Probate, in Charlevoix, Michigan.

We wish her much success in her new position!