Denise K. Bowlby, paralegal faculty member from Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP), has been named 2013 IndyBar Paralegal of the Year by the Indianapolis Bar Association.
Bowlby has been in a family law paralegal for more than 20 years and currently works with attorney, Drew Soshnick at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Law Firm, specializing in divorce, custody, paternity, and premarital agreements. She is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana Paralegal Association. At Marian University, Bowlby develops and teaches courses for MAP.
Bowlby will be honored at the IndyBar Paralegal Appreciation Lunch on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
About the Paralegal Program at Marian University
A paralegal career is ranked among the best careers in the nation. Marian Adult Programs will academically and ethically prepare you to become a leader in the paralegal profession.
MAP offers paralegal courses that are five to eight weeks in length. Most classes meet twice a week, in the evening or on Saturday mornings. Best of all, you can balance your course work with other work and family responsibilities, and there is no required study groups. We’ll help you successfully complete your degree based on your needs and your schedule.
More than a Diploma
Marian's Adult Programs offer a challenging curriculum that includes writing, research, critical thinking, communication, and technology skills. Your paralegal studies degree will prepare you for today's competitive job market, to pursue a bachelor's degree in business, or even eventually go on to law school. Regardless of the career path you choose, a degree from Marian University will open the door for you to succeed.
Not only do attorneys and paralegals serve as adjunct faculty, the paralegal studies program includes career fairs, guest speaker events, and networking opportunities to assist students in this competitive job market. In addition to your in-class coursework, you will be assigned a mentor in the legal field, participate in an internship, and choose from legal specializations that match your interests: family, criminal, corporate, environmental, personal injury, healthcare, medical malpractice, civil litigation, sports and entertainment, and international.