JD, North Carolina Central University School of Law
BA, Political Science, North Carolina Central University
AAS, Paralegal Technology, Durham Technical Institute
Sharron Dillon is Program Manager for Paralegal Studies and a practicing attorney in Connecticut admitted to practice in Connecticut State and Federal Courts. Sharron has been in private practice since 1994. She worked as a paralegal for several years before attending law school. She began her law practice in North Carolina working primarily in real estate transactions and estate planning. She has extensive experience in Social Security disability claims and appeals. Her law practice is now limited by choice to assisting small business startups, drafting and reviewing contracts, and business compliance consulting.
Sharron began her teaching career in 1994, teaching business law and criminal justice for two North Carolina community colleges. She teaches online courses in Business Law and Business Ethics with Tunxis Community College. She started her career with the University of Hartford in 2008 as an adjunct instructor for Contracts. She routinely teaches courses in Administrative Practice and Procedure, Business Organizations, Contracts, and Legal Ethics. She developed a course in Consumer Law and reinvigorated existing courses in Justice and Law in Literature and Film and in Employment Law.
Sharron is a recipient of the Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award at the University of Hartford. As Program Manager for Paralegal Studies, Sharron advises prospective and current students. She coordinates student internships and assists students and alumni with career placement. She is Faculty Advisor for Lambda Epsilon Chi, the national honor society for paralegal studies and legal studies students. She also edits The Lex Lens, the newsletter for the Paralegal Studies Program.