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Stephanie Schmitzer

Senior Paralegal

Email: schmitzr@umich.edu

Telephone: (734) 764-0304

Fax: (734) 763-5648

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Secretary: Denise Truesdell

Telephone: (734) 764-4503

Email: denitrue@umich.edu

Address:
Central Campus Legal Office
5010 Fleming Administration Building
503 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1340

Primary Practice Areas

  • Academic Affiliation and Exchange Agreements
  • Litigation Support
  • Bankruptcy

Stephanie joined the University of Michigan in 2002 as an Administrative Assistant to the Director of the Walter E. Lay Automotive Lab (College of Engineering). She joined the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel in 2003 as a Legal Secretary. After receiving a certificate from the American Institute for Paralegal Studies in 2008, she has worked as a Paralegal and Senior Paralegal in the areas of domestic and international academic affiliation and exchange agreements, litigation support, and bankruptcy.

Stephanie started her legal career in 1986 as a Legal Secretary/Office Manager at an Ann Arbor law firm specializing in immigration, corporate, and estate planning matters. In 1998, she became the Executive Assistant to the President of a Saline, Michigan, branch office of a large international gear technology-automation-aerospace corporation.

Stephanie is an avid University of Michigan football fan and enjoys cheering on “the company team.”