- Carthage College
Michael Phegley joined the Carthage faculty in 2004 after serving as an adjunct professor at Carthage and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. He is an attorney with Phegley & Laufenberg, a practice that concentrates on family, criminal, labor and employment law, as well as alternative dispute resolution. He is the municipal judge for the Village of Mount Pleasant in Racine County and also serves as a Judicial Court Commissioner for Racine County, presiding over hearings involving juvenile, probate, criminal, traffic and civil law matters. He is a certified mediator and previously served on the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee for the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Professor Phegley is the faculty advisor for the Carthage Mock Trial Team and the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. He teaches Legal Environment of Business, Business Law for Accountants and Mock Trial. In 2010 and 2012, he led the Carthage Mock Trial team to appearances at the national Mock Trial competition. The 2012 team won the Chicago regional with a 7-1 record to advance to the 2012 national tournament.
He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and a member and past president of the Racine County Bar Association. He has served as the president of the board of directors for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Alumni Association and as the vice-chair of the board of directors for St. Catherine’s High School in Racine, Wis., in addition to his involvement with other community service organizations.
He earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Marquette University in 1988 and a B.S. in labor and industrial relations from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 1984.
Professor Michael Phegley is a practicing attorney with Phegley, Laufenberg & Jensen, which concentrates on family, criminal, labor and employment law, as well as alternative dispute resolution. He is the municipal judge for the Village of Mount Pleasant in Racine County and serves as a judicial court commissioner for Racine County. He serves as faculty advisor for the Carthage mock trial team.
Director, Mock Trial Program; Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
- J.D. — Marquette University
- B.S. — Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
- MGT 3600 Legal Environment of Business
- MGT 3610 Accounting Law
- MGT 3650 Business Law for Accountants
- CRJ 3300 Mock Trial