Madison Attorney Anne Schacherl

Anne W. Schacherl,
Of Counsel

Anne's practice focuses on estate planning and administration. Her experience includes:

  • Estate plans for individuals, including wills and trusts, simple and complex
  • Advance directives and powers of attorney
  • Probate of estates, including formal and informal probate proceedings, as well as summary proceedings
  • Trust termination and settlement
  • Estate tax return preparation
  • Guardianship

Anne is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.


University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 1979)

Carroll College (B.S.)

Teaching Experience

Law Instructor at Madison College (MATC) (1981-)

Past lecturer at University of Wisconsin Law School

Frequent volunteer speaker to area civic and professional groups on the subjects of estate planning and settlement.

Professional Memberships and Activities

Madison College (MATC) Program Director for Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies

Anne and John in Muir Woods, California.

Anne and John in Muir Woods, California.

Anne has been a faculty member of Madison College (MATC) since 1981, where she currently heads its ABA-approved Paralegal Program. She serves on a number of College committees, and was instrumental in drafting the College’s Academic Integrity policy.

Anne is married to Verona dentist, John A. Schacherl, and has two adult children, Kate, also a Verona dentist, and Jeff, a mechanical design engineer. 

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite food: Greek yogurt

Favorite author: Jane Austen

Most memorable travel: Hiking in Petra, Jordan

Would love to travel to: Singuatepeque, Honduras where her husband and daughter have established a dental clinic through Sharing Resources Worldwide (SRW)

Favorite USDA plant hardiness zone: 7

Favorite classical piano piece: Beethoven’s Sonata no. 8 Pathetique

Favorite UW sport: Men’s basketball