Our Purpose

  • To assume responsibility for leadership and enlightenment of the bench, bar and public regarding the competency, importance and value of paralegals.

  • To promote a broader understanding and acceptance of paralegals as indispensable to the delivery of legal services.

  • To stimulate and encourage the establishment and maintenance of training, educational facilities and programs for persons interested in the profession.

  • To conduct educational seminars, provide a forum for the discussion of subjects pertaining to the profession, and publish information relating thereto.

  • To further the exchange of professional knowledge and to disseminate information with respect to the profession; and to advance the interests and general welfare of the profession.



GET INVOLVED

  • Region Directors are always anxious to involve their members in Region projects, community projects that the Region becomes involved in, and in general, they welcome input, suggestions and comments from members. If you would like to get involved with your Region, please contact your Region Director.
  • Periodically, the association needs members to fill open Board of Director positions, coordinator positions or to assist a coordinator with their assigned tasks.



Leadership

President


Anita Seering, SBWCP

Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C.

500 N. First Street, Suite 8000
P.O. Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050
Phone: 715-261-7318


- Bylaws Coordinator

- Professional Responsibility and Development Coordinator

- Public Relations Coordinator


Vice President


JoAnn Mancl, SBWCP

Crooks, Low & Connell, S.C.
531 Washington Street

P.O. Box 1184
Wausau, WI 54402-1184
Phone: 715-842-2291

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-Website/Newsletter Coordinator

Secretary



Kathleen Boucher, SBWCP

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
One East Main Street, Suite 500
Madison, WI 53701
Phone: 608-284-2642

Treasurer


Erica Ann Pedrazoli, SBWCP

Moen Sheehan Meyer, Ltd.
201 Main Street
Suite 700
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 784-8310

South Central Region Director


Janice Walden, SBWCP

CUNA Mutual Group

5910 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705
Phone: 608-665-7533


Southeast Region Director


April DeValkenaere, SBWCP

Waukesha County District Attorneys Office
515 W. Moreland Blvd., Rm CG-72
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-896-8227

Northeast Region Director


Christina A. Heindl, SBWCP

City of Kaukauna - Attorney's Office

144 West 2nd Street
Kaukauna, WI 54130
Phone: 920-766-6318



North Central Region Director


Tyler M. Richardson, SBWCP

Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C.

500 N. First Street, Suite 8000
P.O. Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050
Phone: 715-261-7404



Western Region Director









Vacant



National Affairs Representative


Angela M. Gonzalez, SBWCP

Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C.

500 N. First Street, Suite 8000
P.O. Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050
Phone: 715-845-4336

- Growth Coordinator

Director of Membership


Diane M. Fisher, SBWCP

CUNA Mutual Group

5910 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705
Phone: 608-665-7533


Board Advisor



John C. Goudie, SBWCP, AACP


Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP

330 E. Kilbourn Avenue
1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-224-8662


- Salary Survey Coordinator

- Web Administrator


AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS


National Federation of Paralegal Associations-NFPA

Mission Statement

The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc., promotes a global presence for the paralegal profession and leadership in the legal community.

Core Values

  • Responsive to member needs
  • Committed to honesty and integrity
  • Supports unity within the profession
  • Provides visionary leadership
  • Open to the exchange of ideas
  • Embraces diversity
  • Committed to our profession's Code of Ethics
  • Practices Transparency
  • Dedicated to life-long learning




American Alliance of Paralegals, Inc.-AAPI

Mission Statement

The purpose of the American Alliance of Paralegals, Inc. is to advance the paralegal profession by focusing on the individual paralegal.

Goals and Standards 

  • Establish minimum educational criteria
  • Adhere to ethical standards
  • Provide networking opportunities
  • Create a resource center
  • Associate with national and local organizations



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Paralegal Association of Wisconsin, Inc.

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La Crosse, WI 54602

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