Katie Cappuccio is the employment and criminal defense paralegal at Castillo Harper.


Katie provides support to the attorneys handling administrative and disciplinary investigations, critical incident investigations and criminal defense matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Cappuccio worked as a sworn police officer at a Southern California law enforcement agency for more than ten years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from National University and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from California State University, San Bernardino. Ms. Cappuccio additionally earned professional certificates in Private Investigation and Paralegal Studies. She has plans to attend law school in the fall. Ms. Cappuccio is also a licensed Private Investigator, and works with our other investigation staff at CASTILLO HARPER, APC on defense and family law matters.

When she’s not in the office, Ms. Cappuccio serves as adjunct faculty at Fullerton College and teaches courses in Police Report Writing and Intro to Criminal Justice.


  • National University
  • California State University, San Bernardino

Contact Info

6848 Magnolia Ave.
Suite 200

Riverside, CA 92506

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Business Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am to 5 pm