St. Mary's Springs High School 1967;
St. Norbert College 1971 Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Social Ethics ;
University of Wisconsin Law School - Madison 1975
Family Law, Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Foreclosures, Civil Law, Contract Law
John C. Zacherl was born in Fond du Lac in 1949. He grew up in Southern California but then returned to his family's hometown where they have been in business since 1857.
During law school, Mr. Zacherl clerked for all of the local judges in Fond du Lac County for several years, so when he began in practice he was well acquainted with the courthouse staff and his fellow attorneys.
In 1978, he helped found what is now Zacherl, O'Malley & Endejan, S.C. Although Mr. Zacherl practiced a variety law in his 35 year career, today he specializes in all forms of family law as well as real estate work and general trial practice. Mr. Zacherl is a member of the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, the Fond du Lac Bar Association and is admitted to practice in both the Eastern and Western Federal District Courts.
John Zacherl is married to Susan Zacherl and has three adult sons, John (Jane), Paul (Lisa), Patrick and five grandchildren.
During his career in Fond du Lac, John variously belonged to the Elks Club, the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club and the Knights of Columbus. He served on the Board of Directors of the Fond du Lac City Employees Credit Union, as well as Brook Industries. He was a member of the Finance Committee of St. Patrick's Church prior to the creation of Holy Family, where he served as trustee for two terms. John also currently volunteers his time with the Pro Se Clinic at the City/County Government Center.
John's current law practice specializes in Family Law, Divorce/Paternity, Wills and Estate Planning, Real Estate, Civil and Small Claims, Business, including Corporations and Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Guardian ad Litem.
Cheryl Schraufnagel has been a paralegal with the firm since 1991. Cheryl works primarily with John Zacherl and specializes in divorce/family actions, real estate, foreclosures and civil and small claims matters.
Cheryl attended high school in Park Falls, Wisconsin, and received her paralegal degree in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Prior to employment with Zacherl, O'Malley & Endejan, S.C., she worked for National Presto Industries, Inc. in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in the corporate legal department.
Cheryl currently lives in Lomira, Wisconsin, with her husband and family. She is on the Board of Directors of the Lomira Athletic Association, and has coached her children's soccer teams for the last 5 years, has taught religious education classes, as well as volunteers with various school and church activities and is involved in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.