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.
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.
Sir Williams is the Director of Admissions and a 2011 UW Law School grad. Previously, Sir practiced as a special prosecutor with the Dane County District
Attorney's Office in Madison, focusing primarily on traffic and
Lauren Devine, a 2015 UW Law School graduate, is the Director of Scholarship Administration and Recruitment. Prior to joining the Law School's Admissions team, Lauren practiced law in a small firm in her hometown of
Danielle Wampole, a 2012 UW Law grad, is the Director of Admissions Operations. 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
Emily Kite is the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. Prior to taking the positions she served as Director of UW Law's Office of Career and Professional Development. She also 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Karen Koethe is Director of Communications at UW Law School and the editor of the Gargoyle alumni magazine.
Emilie Buckman is the Law School's Engagement and Outreach Coordinator.
Tammy Kempfert is an editor for the Law School's Office of External Affairs.