Chyara Smith-Stopp

Faculty and Program Coordinator

Department: Paralegal
Office: B-135
Phone: 651-450-3567

Contact Ms. Smith-Stopp with your questions about classes, internships, or the paralegal field.


In addition to teaching, Ms. Smith-Stopp is a practicing attorney with experience as an in-house legal counsel and conducting neutral workplace investigations for large Fortune 500 companies. She sees herself a student of the law and loves the nuances of law. She is passionate about teaching, and enjoys bringing real-world technology experience to the program to develop the scope and skill of her students.

Education Credentials

Juris Doctorate (JD) - Majors: Law - University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Master of Science (MS) - Majors: Management and Leadership - Western Governors University

Master of Laws (LLM) - Majors: Law - Ruprecht-Karls Universitat

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Majors: Political Science - Stanford University

Chyara Stopp