• eCourt Complex

    The eCourt is a three-room complex that includes an electronic courtroom, jury deliberation room and office/library.

    Location

    Madison College Protective Services Building

    Truax Campus

    1701 Pearson Street, Madison, WI  53704

    The eCourt Complex serves:

    • Madison College students from more than 21 college programs.
    • Community constituents including veterans, families and seniors, all of whom may benefit from the legal outreach provided by the eCourt and its partners. 
    • Legal professionals who need continuing legal education programs or trainings.

    Rent the eCourt Complex to prepare for or hold hearings, mediations and trials. 

    For information on renting, please contact Bill Bedker at (608) 243-4762 or WFBedkerJr@madisoncollege.edu.

    Watch the NBC 15 Video about our eCourt Complex 

     

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    Protective Services Building - Madison College Truax Campus eCourt Complex

    Jury Room

     

     

    Protective Services Building - Madison College Truax Campus Jury Deliberation Room

  • Learning Opportunities

    The Madison College legal studies program, along with community partners, presents a series of hands-on professional development opportunities. These legal education programs focus on technology use in the law office. Each session is designed to help make life easier by leveraging technology in easy, meaningful ways.



    View previous learning opportunities on our YouTube Channel.


    Legal education sessions listed below are $15 per person/per session unless noted otherwise. Payment is made by cash or check at the event. Checks should be made payable to Madison College. 

    All sessions are held on Fridays from noon to 1 p.m. at the Traux campus unless noted otherwise: 

    Madison College | Protective Services Building

    1701 Pearson St. Room 241

    Madison, WI 53704

    For more information e-mail Jody L. Cooper at jlcooper1@madisoncollege.edu

    Upcoming Events: 

    No events are currently scheduled. 

  • Workshops

    Ready Set Retirement! Free Workshop

    The Madison College Paralegal Program, along with community partners, presents Ready, Set, Retirement! This free event offers workshops and resources for making key decisions before and after you retire. 

    No workshops are currently scheduled. 

    Learn about: 

    • Estate Planning:  Wills & Trusts; Probate vs. Non-probate 
    • Advance Directives: Powers of Attorney for Health Care & Finance 
    • Health Insurance:  Medicare and Social Security

    FREE refreshments provided.

     

    What participants say about the workshop:

    "Lots of information in short period of time. Speakers very knowledgeable and explained in layman terms. Great to have resources listed and available."

    "Very informative. Thank you for having these classes."

    "Thanks so much for providing such an informative program and so much helpful information. Great speakers and presenters of all the material.  Know more now than before. Thank you."

  • Clinics

    Legal Clinic

    Learn more about Madison College's Legal Clinic. Attorneys are taking appointments by phone and WebEx. 

    Estate Planning Clinic

    Dane County Basic Estate Planning Clinic is a program to help low-income individuals prepare basic estate planning documents.  

    Program participants will fill out a questionnaire in advance and then meet with a volunteer attorney and paralegal who will help them draft a basic will, power of attorney for finances or power of attorney for health care.

    The program is not designed for people with large or complicated estates; beneficiaries with special needs; beneficiaries who are unable to handle their own finances; people who want to set up or require sophisticated trusts, Medicaid, tax or business succession planning.  Each appointment is approximately 1.5 hours.

    DATES:  September 23, 2023 (St. Luke's), November 18, 2023 (GSC), February 24, 2024 (St. Luke's) and April 27, 2024  (GSC)

    TIME: Required appointments at 8:30, 9:30 or 10:30am. Each appointment is about 1-1/2 hours.

    LOCATIONS:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church (St. Luke's), 4011 Major Ave., Madison, Madison College Goodman South Campus (GSC), 2429 Perry St., Madison

    CONTACT: Call 608-204-9642 for information and to make an appointment.

    Check income requirements for eligibility:

    • Household size of 1 person with a maximum annual income of $43,740
    • Household size of 2 persons with a maximum annual income of $59,160
    • Household size of 3 persons with a maximum annual income of $74,580
    • Household size of 4 persons with a maximum annual income of $90,000

    Sponsors

    State Bar of Wisconsin

    Dane County Bar Association

    Madison College Paralegal Program

    GWAAR - Greater WI Agency  on Aging Resources’ Elder Law & Advocacy Center

    Community Justice Inc.

Contact the School of Human and Protective Services

Madison Truax Campus

Protective Services Building, 100

1701 Pearson Street

Madison, Wisconsin 53704

hps@madisoncollege.edu

608.243.5400

Hours

  • Monday – Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm