Program Faculty & Staff

We are dedicated to your success

Many people at UW Law are dedicated to your success as a Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholar. Our program administrators will help to coordinate your entire summer experience. Our world-class faculty and staff will teach your summer courses, and be available to answer your questions on how to succeed. We are all here to make your experience as a Scholar as rewarding and valuable as possible. 


Program Coordinator

Rebecca Scheller


Rebecca Scheller

Rebecca Scheller is a 2007 UW Law grad, and serves as Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. Rebecca previously practiced at DeWitt, Ross & Stevens in Madison, in the areas of business, real estate and family law.



Program Administrators

Williams, Sir


Sir Williams

Sir Williams is the Director of Admissions, and graduated from UW Law in 2011. Previously, Sir practiced as a special prosecutor with the Dane County District Attorney's Office in Madison, focusing primarily on traffic and misdemeanor cases.



Danielle Wampole


Danielle Wampole

Danielle Wampole, a 2012 UW Law grad, is the Director of Scholarship Administration and Recruitment. Before joining the law school administrative team, Danielle practiced as an associate attorney with DeWitt, Ross & Stevens. She practiced business, employment and intellectual property litigation in both state and federal courts.


Danielle Topp


Danielle Topp

Danielle Topp is the Admissions & Financial Aid Office Manager. Previously, she studied anthropology at the University of Wisconsin and served as the faculty secretary at UW Law School.


Mike Hall


Mike Hall

Mike Hall is the Director of Student Life, and graduated from UW Law in 2004. He has a long-time interest in law school student services and is greatly enjoying his work with the outstanding student body and staff at University of Wisconsin Law School. He relishes the opportunity to connect with students who are interested in exploring a career in law.



Program Faculty


Sarah Hadjimarkos


Sarah Hadjimarkos

Professor Hadjimarkos is a Legal Research and Writing professor. She previously worked as a litigation attorney in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's Los Angeles and Palo Alto office, where she focused on class action and securities litigation. She also had a robust pro bono practice, including representation of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission in a California Supreme Court challenge.


Cecelia Klingele


Cecelia Klingele

Professor Klingele, a 2005 UW Law graduate, is an expert on criminal justice administration. Before joining the faculty, she served as law clerk to Chief Judge Barbara B. Crabb of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, Judge Susan H. Black of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Associate Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court.


Kim Peterson


Kim Peterson

Professor Peterson is a Legal Research and Writing professor. Before joining the University of Wisconsin Law School full-time, she was a litigation attorney for over 20 years in California and Wisconsin. Her law practice focused on business and employment cases, and she specialized in intellectual property litigation.


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Andrew Turner

Professor Turner is a Legal Research and Writing professor, and is also a UW Law graduate. Previously, he worked three years as a corporate attorney with a major Wisconsin law firm, focusing on general business law. He also practiced in healthcare, international trade compliance, public utilities, legislative drafting and internal corporate investigation.


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Ursula Weigold

Professor Weigold is the Director of the Legal Research & Writing department. She has over 15 years of teaching experience at three previous law schools, most recently Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York. In addition to legal research and writing, she has taught courses in professional responsibility, comparative legal systems, international human rights and international criminal prosecutions.


Personal and Professional Development Staff

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Megan Heneke

Megan Heneke is Associate Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development. Previously, she served as an assistant state public defender in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she managed a large criminal caseload.



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Jini Jasti

Jini Jasti graduated from UW Law in 2004, and is Associate Dean for Alumni Relations and External Affairs at UW Law School. Before joining the Law School staff, she practiced law with Kasdorf Lewis & Swietlik in Milwaukee, where she specialized in insurance defense and civil litigation.



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Michael Keller

Michael Keller is Assistant Dean of Career and Professional Development. He came to UW Law from Indiana's Maurer School of Law, where he directed the Office of Career and Professional Development for nearly a decade. Prior to that, he served in career services at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.


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Emily Kite

Emily Kite is the Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development. She previously worked as a litigation attorney in Willkie Farr & Gallagher's New York and London offices on copyright, antitrust and accounting regulation issues, as well as matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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