Megan Morrisey

Adjunct Associate Professor of Law
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Biography

Megan Morrisey was an Assistant State Public Defender in the Milwaukee Trial Division, from 2005 to 2015.  She has taught Criminology and Criminal Law at Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) from 2008 - 2012. 

Megan graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2000 with a degree in Behavioral Science and Law and a Certificate in Criminal Justice.  She graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2004, where she participated in the Legal Defense Program and the Wisconsin Innocence Project.

Megan currently teaches a Workshop in Interviewing and Counseling at the Law School.  This course incorporates techniques and artful skills in interviewing clients by casting actors from The Milwaukee Repertory Theater in the role of clients. This course creates a unique opportunity for the law students to practice their newly refined techniques and skills in addressing the needs of their clients who are often frustrated and anxious about their legal dilemmas.