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Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 Board of Directors and Officers!

Welcome to the newly elected and appointed 2017 - 2018 Paralegal Association of Wisconsin, Inc. Board of Directors and Officers:

-  President:                                  Mallory Wedel - president@wisconsinparalegal.org 
-  Vice President:                           Anita Seering - vicepresident@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Secretary:                                 Nikki McDonald - secretary@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Treasurer:                                 Dawn Brown - treasurer@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Director of Membership:              Diane Fisher - membership@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  National Affairs Representative:   Angela Gonzalez - nar@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Fox Valley Chapter Director:        Jackie Raspotnik - foxvalley@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  La Crosse Chapter Director:         Brenda Buddenhagen - lacrosse@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Madison Chapter Director:           Janice Walden - madison@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Racine/Kenosha Chapter Liaison: Stacey Salvo - racinekenosha@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Wausau Chapter Director:            JoAnn Mancl - wausau@wisconsinparalegal.org
-  Board Advisor:                           John Goudie - boardadvisor@wisconsinparalegal.org

We are still seeking an individual Voting member, or members, to serve as the Milwaukee Chapter Director.  If you have an interest in serving on the Board in this position, please feel free to contact Mallory Wedel or myself.

We are looking forward to a very exciting and productive year!  Thank you all!

John C. Goudie
Board Advisor

 

2017 Paralegal Day Proclamation


Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed May 26, 2017 as "Paralegal Day" in Wisconsin!

Celebrate the day with your fellow paralegals and employers!

http://wisconsinparalegal.org/images/downloads/Misc/2017_paralegal_day_proclamation.pdf

John C. Goudie
Board Advisor
Paralegal Association of Wisconsin, Inc. 

 

Washington University in St. Louis Scholarship Program

Dear NFPA Member,

As a member of NFPA, you are now eligible to receive a $5,000 scholarship when you enroll in Washington University School of Law’s online Master of Legal Studies program through a new partnership between NFPA and the top 20-ranked law school.

The Master of Legal Studies is a graduate degree in law designed for non-lawyers that you can complete in as few as 12 months. The degree provides you with the tools to advance your career by improving your understanding of the U.S. legal system.

During the online MLS program, you will improve your skills and delve into legal procedures with regard to:

• Contracts
• Legal writing
• Intellectual property
• Professional responsibility

The online MLS brings Washington University School of Law to you — wherever you live and work. You’ll learn from world-class faculty and study with students from around the world through a blend of face-to-face, online classes and engaging, self-paced coursework.

LSAT, GRE and GMAT scores are not required for admission to the program.

To learn more about the online Master of Legal Studies from Washington University School of Law and its partnership with NFPA, request more information today.

Sincerely,

Washington University School of Law
(+1) 314-281-5200 | admissions@onlinelaw.wustl.edu
onlinelaw.wustl.edu

 

Mentor Program

The Paralegal Association of Wisconsin's Mentor Program gives students and paralegals (either new to the profession or new to an area of law) an opportunity for guidance, knowlege and resources from a member paralegal with expertise and professional insight.

For more information on being a Mentor or Mentee, please visit Mentor Program page