West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
June 18, 2014 – As a service to its members, the State Bar of Wisconsin has entered into an alliance agreement with West, a Thomson Reuters business, to provide award information on Wisconsin civil jury trials, bench trials, settlements, and arbitrations. West's editorial staff selects a few key Wisconsin cases from Westlaw's® West's Jury Verdicts – Wisconsin Reports to highlight in each issue of WisBar InsideTrack.
Sharpen Your Shingle with Good Business Skills at PINNACLE’s New Business School for Lawyers
Whether you are a new lawyer hanging a shingle or if you are transitioning to your own firm after years of working for others, the Business School for Lawyers program will give you information about creating a practice from the ground up: from where you where you want to locate your office, to what you need in the office, to how to attract clients. Program dates are Aug. 13 and Sept. 16.
June Wisconsin Lawyer: New Trust Code, Shareholder Disputes, Court Competency, Court Funding, the Hollywood Effect, and More
June 5, 2014 – Wisconsin’s new trust code takes effect on July 1, 2014. Thus, if you are an estate planner or your practice touches the trust code, it’s high time to learn about it. The June Wisconsin Lawyer, available online and in mailboxes soon, has you covered.
Reporting Foreign Bank Accounts: More Important than Ever
June 4, 2014 – A U.S. person or entity must disclose foreign bank accounts by June 30 every year if the account or accounts exceeded $10,000 during the year. In this article, Madison attorney Frederic Behrens discusses why reporting foreign bank accounts just became very important.
Wisconsin’s New OWI Law: Four Years Later
June 4, 2014 – In this article, Glendale OWI defense attorneys Andrew Mishlove and Lauren Stuckert discuss Wisconsin’s new OWI law and the impacts and trends since enactment in 2010.
Three Factors Shaking Up the Legal Marketplace
June 4, 2014 – Three factors working together – technology, competition, and regulation – plus the impact of the economic downturn, are changing the fundamentals of the legal market in ways that lawyers never experienced. In this video, Jordan Furlong talks about what lies ahead for the legal profession.