Sue Sullivan has been Director of the ABA Approved Paralegal Program at the University of San Diego for 27 years. She was President of the American Association for Paralegal Education, a national group of paralegal directors who promote high standards in paralegal education. As a board member for 8 years, Sue had the responsibility of developing model syllabi for other programs and chairing national and regional conferences.
From 1999 until last year, Sue served as an educational consultant to the American Bar Association and chaired more than 70 accreditation visits to paralegal programs seeking ABA approval. She is currently on the Standards Committee for the PACE exam sponsored by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations and was an exam writer and committee member for the CLA exam sponsored by the National Association of Legal Assistants. Later this year, her co-authored book on Paralegal Internships will be published by Aspen Publishing Company. Sue has both a BA and an MA from USD.