Anne W. Schacherl

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Karen Hussli

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On the Job

Attorney Anne Schacherl’s Practice

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.

Anne’s Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 1979)
  • Carroll College (B.S.)

Anne’s Teaching Experience

  • Law Instructor at Madison College / Madison Area Technical College (MATC), 1981-present
    • Past Program Director for Paralegal Studies Associate Degree Program
  • 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

Off the Job

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