College of Health and Human Services

Legal Specialties/Paralegal Studies


John J. Schlageter, III, J.D., Esq.

Senior Lecturer
Program Director
Department of Human Services

Office: HH 1300A
Mail Stop 119
Phone: 419.530.7748
Fax: 419.530.7752
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John J. Schlageter, III, Esq., is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati (BA) and the University of Toledo, College of Law (JD). After earning his degree in law, he was admitted to the Ohio and Michigan Bars, as well as the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio and the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan. He has been a partner in local law firms and his main areas of practice have included corporate, estate planning, personal injury, litigation, employment, and domestic relations law. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Michigan State Bar Association and the Michigan Trial Lawyers’ Association. He began teaching in UToledo’s Paralegal Studies Program in 1998 and has also served as a coach for the University of Toledo Mock Trial Team.  He is currently the Program Director for the Legal Specialties Program.  He is also an authorized Mediator of the International Academy of Dispute Resolution. Along with Professors Henry Cheeseman and Kathleen Reed, he has co-authored two textbooks entitled Business Organizations for Paralegals and Contract Law for Paralegals.

Last Updated: 7/12/23