Boston University
Date: June 1, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM (ET)

Online Paralegal Studies Certificate Program

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Join Boston University program director and seasoned attorney, Joseph Spada, teaching assistant and current family court paralegal, Johanna Quattrucci, and teaching assistant, current paralegal specialist, Loni Morganelli-Arnold, and enrollment advisor, Anna Tytus, for a lively presentation on working as a paralegal and how BU’s online Paralegal Studies Certificate Program helps students enter and excel in this dynamic field. The presentation will explore these topics and more:

  • Professional opportunities and salary potential for paralegals
  • Paths to becoming a paralegal
  • BU’s 40-year history of excellence in paralegal education
  • An overview of the BU program including information about the curriculum, instructors, and interactive online learning platform
  • A roundtable discussion and Q&A with a graduate and teaching assistant of the program who are both currently paralegals

Position yourself for success as a paralegal!

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Joseph P. Spada, Esq.

Director, Paralegal Studies Program

Joseph Spada graduated cum laude from Boston College, and earned his JD at The Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, in Washington, D.C., where he worked for a year in the Justice Department. Early in his career, Spada worked as a law clerk with the Connecticut Trial Courts, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and the Suffolk County’s Sheriff’s Department. Spada spent 20 years as a Federal Staff Attorney with the Honorable Lawrence P. Cohen at the United States District Court. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.


Johanna Quattrucci

Teaching Assistant & Family Court Paralegal

Johanna Quattrucci graduated from Brown University with a bachelor of arts degree prior to attending the BU program. She completed the intensive BU Paralegal Certification Program and has been a Teaching Assistant in Legal Research and Legal Writing since 2013. After interning for the State of RI Child Support at RI Family Court following the BU Paralegal Program, Johanna was hired full time at Child Support and held three different positions before her present position at Central Registry in the Intergovernmental Unit.


Christine Bui

Enrollment Advisor

Christine Bui’s enrollment and academic advising experience is focused on a special emphasis of the legal studies and paralegal fields. Christine holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.