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Students from 16 Wisconsin high schools advance to the State Bar of Wisconsin’s 33rd Annual High School Mock Trial semifinal event on Saturday, March 12, at the Dane County Courthouse in Madison.
Believing someone could be injured inside, police officers searched a Kenosha man’s home without a warrant, including a locked room that contained a marijuana plant. Recently, a Wisconsin Supreme Court majority (4-3) upheld the search.
Are you positioned to turn pressures on the legal profession into opportunities for growth? Learn which practice areas are trending hot, hotter, and red hot, and which are cooling down from a global, national, and state perspective.
Two men who were civilly committed as sexually violent want to be released, and filed a discharge petition. Now the Wisconsin Supreme Court may hear their challenge to a 2013 law that changed the standard for review of such petitions.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has asked the co-chairs of the Wisconsin Joint Legislative Council to study how to improve access to civil legal services for people who cannot afford a lawyer, the court noted in a press release last week.
A business with direct access to a busy rural state highway recently lost its state supreme court fight to obtain more compensation from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT), which eliminated the business’s direct access.
This landmark study of 13,000 lawyers nationwide confirms lawyers experience significant substance use and mental health issues, more so than the general population. Who is most at risk? Younger lawyers with fewer years of practice experience. This finding turns an old understanding on its head.
Individuals who serve prison time for crimes they did not commit may get more state compensation, under a bill with bipartisan support. But can more be done to prevent wrongful convictions?
You obtained a judgment for the client, but the work isn’t over. In this article, attorney Jennifer Limbach explains postjudgment collections law and strategy.
State Bar President-elect Fran Deisinger invites members to get involved in the State Bar by volunteering to serve on a committee in 2016-17.
If you donated 50 hours of qualifying pro bono legal services to benefit low-income Wisconsin residents in 2015, you qualify to be a member of the Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society – certify your service today.
Get free CLE and learn to be a leader at the Seventh Annual Young Lawyers Division Leadership Conference on Friday, April 1, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison.
Congratulations to the members who entered the profession in 1966! The State Bar is hosting an event to honor their 50-year milestone as Wisconsin lawyers.
The book Wisconsin Jury Instructions assists judges and attorneys with instructing jurors who must reach verdicts during trials. An electronic version is newly available through Fastcase, a legal research service.
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.
The first empirical study in 25 years confirms lawyers have significant substance abuse and mental health problems – with younger lawyers most at risk.