ABA Approved Paralegal Education in Wisconsin

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Lakeshore Technical College
Paralegal Program
1290 North Avenue
Cleveland, WI 53015-9761
Director: Richard J. Opie
Telephone: 920.693.1202
Fax: 920.693.8515
e-mail: Richard.Opie@gotoltc.edu
Type of Institution: Public
Degrees Offered: Associate Degree and Post-Bachelor Certification
Internships: Mandatory

For more information about the Associate Degree Program: http://gotoltc.edu/academics/programs-of-study/paralegal-program/. Lakeshore Technical College also offers a Post-Bachelor Certification. For more information: http://gotoltc.edu/academics/certificates/paralegal-post-b-certificate/ Both of these are ABA approved. Description: The Paralegal program at Lakeshore Technical College offers hands on experience through legal classes taught by practicing paralegals and attorneys, flexibility for students by offering both evening and online courses, classrooms equipped with modern technology, computerize legal research, internships and more.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Paralegal Program
2740 West Mason Street
Post Office Box 19042
Green Bay, WI 54307-9042
Directors: Lisa K. Mayer, Richard Hopfensperger
Telephone: 920.498.6306
Fax: 920.498.6811
e-mail: beth.pless@nwtc.edu or Anne.Oestreicher@nwtc.edu
Type of Institution: Public, Technical, 2 yr
Degrees Offered: Associate in Arts, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Minimum length of time to complete program: Certificate, 2 semesters; Associate Degree, 4 semesters
Internships: Mandatory
For more information:www.nwtc.edu/programs/paralegal/default.htm

Description: This program prepares learners for the rigors and ethical requirements of paralegal practice in various areas of substantive law. Each course emphasizes practical, realistic hands-on learning activities. Strong legal research and legal writing skills are developed. Flexible learning options are available to learners, including day, evening, interactive television (ITV), and online (eTech) courses. A unique opportunity to engage in a field study of the German legal system is also offered. NWTC further supports its paralegal learners and graduates through active participation in various paralegal organizations, local bar associations and by offering continuing legal education seminars to paralegals and attorneys.

Chippewa Valley Technical College
Paralegal Program
620 West Clairmont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Director: Mark Barker
Telephone: 715.833.6355
Fax: 715.833.6470
e-mail: mbarker4@cvtc.edu
Type of Institution: Public, 2 yr
Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science
Internships: Mandatory
For more information:www.cvtc.edu/Programs/DeptPages/Paralegal/

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Paralegal Program
700 West State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Associate Dean:  Katherine Collins
Telephone: 414.456.5508
Fax: 414.456.5437
e-mail: collins@matc.edu
Degrees Offered: Associate Degree

Western Technical College
Paralegal Program
304 Sixth Street N
Post Office Box C-0908
La Crosse, WI 54602-0908
Director: Wendie L. Witzke
Telephone: 608.789.6122
Fax: 608.785.9205
e-mail: witzkew@westerntc.edu
Degrees Offered: Associate Degree
For more information: www.western.tec.wi.us

Madison Area Technical College
Paralegal Program
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704
Director: Norma J. Kropp
Telephone: 608.246-6520
Fax: 608.246.6948
e-mail: nkropp@madisoncollege.edu
Type of Institution: Public, 2-year
Degrees Offered: Associate Degree of Applied Science; Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Internships: Mandatory
Minimum length of time to complete program: Associate Degree of Applied Science—4 semesters; Post-Baccalaureate Diploma—2 semesters
For more information: http://madisoncollege.edu/

Description: The ABA approved Madison College Paralegal Program prepares students for highly responsible entry-level positions as paralegals. Coursework includes ethics, substantive and procedural law, the American legal system, delivery of legal services, law office and related environments, the paralegal profession, legal research and writing, and law-related computer skills. Our program offers students hands on, practical classroom experiences and internship placements. All program classes are taught by practicing attorneys and paralegals, in classrooms equipped with modern technology.

 

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