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Chyara Smith Stopp, Esq.

Chyara Smith-Stopp, Esq.



Chyara conducts neutral workplace investigations and workplace trainings.

Chyara has both private law firm and in-house legal experience having worked for Stopp and Stopp Law Firm, Popham, Haik, Schnobrich & Kaufman, and Hallmark Cards, Inc. Prior to joining NeuVest, Chyara was the program director and instructor for the paralegal program at St. Cloud Community and Technical College. She also taught as an adjunct professor at Hamline Law School (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) and the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Germany).

Chyara is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Michigan Law School. She earned a Master of Laws from the Ruprecht-Karls- Universitaet in Heidelberg, Germany. Currently, she is completing a Master of Science in Management and Leadership at Western Governors University.

Chyara is the chapter secretary for the Association of Black Women in Higher Education. She is fluent in German.