Tag Archives: paralegal program

MSB-Richfield Welcomes New Legal Program Chair

Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) is excited to welcome Barbara “Barb” Leiran, J.D., as its new legal program chair. Barb has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota and an Associate in Applied Science degree from Northwest Technical College. Barb earned her Juris Doctor at the William Mitchell College of
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Paralegal Student Shares Her Success Story with Incoming Students

Enrolling in college can be exciting and scary all at the same time. For new students attending orientation, those emotions become more real as they sit in a room with their peers listening to all of the ins and outs of attending classes, maintaining attendance, and earning good grades while also trying to fit in
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FAQs: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Becoming a Paralegal

Staff Spotlight: Joseph Bazan, Paralegal Program Chair Joseph Bazan is the paralegal program chair at Minnesota School of Business (MSB) at both the St. Cloud and Elk River campuses. Educated at Michigan State University and John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Bazan has worked as an attorney in private practice (criminal defense and bankruptcy) and
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Paralegal Alumna Thanks Minnesota School of Business for Her Achievements

Kelly Derby earned her bachelor’s degree in paralegal from the Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-Rochester campus, but before she even graduated, she was hired by Ryan and Grinde, Ltd. Kelly currently works at the firm as a paralegal in the area of family law and says she owes her success to Minnesota School of Business.
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Paralegal Program Student Lands Internship with Hennepin County District Court Judge

Caitlin Brown is a student in the paralegal program here at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB). She is also a student worker, and a busy mother who is set to graduate this summer. One additional title she can add to her list: intern for Hennepin County District Court Judge Bruce Peterson. MSB has successfully placed
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National Library Week Part II: Meet Your Library Staff

As we celebrate National Library Week, we wanted to introduce you to our knowledgeable and helpful library staff here at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB). Earlier this week, you met student workers Galen Grieman and Esther Pabon. Our final student worker in the library is Daniel Grabow. Daniel is pursuing his degree in the paralegal
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Experience a Day in the Life of a Paralegal

Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB) Paralegal Program Chair Kofi Montzka and High School Coordinator Amber McCollow have established an ongoing relationship with students and teachers of Anoka High School. Kofi speaks to the criminal justice and law and politics classes, where she shares some insight about the legal field and the careers within, while Amber discusses
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Paralegal Student and Single Mom Seeking Law and Order

Erin Stocker likes details. She likes rules. It is not a mystery, then, that this Minnesota School of Business–St. Cloud (MSB) student chose the paralegal program to study. “The law is precise,” she explains, “exactly how I like my life to be run!” “It’s about reading and research,” she continues. “I’m a behind-the-scenes type of
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Legal Students Use Interactive Debates to Engage High School Students

One of the best ways to learn the material in a class is to reteach it to others. This past quarter, students in the Legal Terminology class at Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center (MSB) campus visited a group of high school students at Highview Alternative High School to discuss both the criminal justice field and the paralegal
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Paralegal Students Present Family Law Topics to Men’s Recovery Center

Four paralegal students and Kofi Montzka, executive paralegal program chair, left Minnesota School of Business-Blaine headed for New Hope Recovery Center in Minneapolis with a plan. The students spent many hours researching topics such as parenting time statutes and procedure, child support laws, and how to modify child support while they are not working and in
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