Being busy isn’t a bad thing, says Paula Davis-Laack, as long as the activity is purposeful.
Tom Watson says to ensure continuation of your coverage, report to your malpractice insurer all issues that might become claims.
Christopher Krimmer says the only way to overcome clients’ warped perspective of the law and lawyers is simply to be ourselves.
The Milwaukee City Housing Authority evicted Felton Cobb from his leased residence, claiming the 62-year old breached the lease by smoking marijuana inside the premises. Recently, a state appeals court said the eviction must be vacated.
The Judicial Council Criminal Procedure Subcommittee is scheduled to hear testimony from interested persons on June 17 and July 15. Topics up for discussion include preliminary hearings and discovery.
State court judges and court commissioners are authorized to use techniques to help level the playing field for self-represented and other litigants under the judicial code, under a petition tentatively approved by the state supreme court.
Circuit courts have discretion to order or deny the expunction of a young defendant’s criminal record upon successful completion of the sentence, but that decision must be made at the sentencing stage, not after successful completion.
A bill making its way through Congress would give attorneys the ability to house their interest-bearing client trust accounts in credit unions.
May 21, 2014 – Recognizing the alarming rise in heroin and other opioid use and overdoses in recent years, the Wisconsin Legislature recently enacted two laws that directly affect emergency medical technicians, firefighters, law enforcement, ambulance providers, first responders, and health care providers in this state who may be called on to treat persons experiencing opioid distress.
May 21, 2014 – A lawyer’s effective communication can help prevent client dissatisfaction and cultivate trust. But statistics show attorneys can do better. In this article, several attorneys discuss the importance of effective communication and some strategies for success.
May 21, 2014 – Many judges and lawyers celebrate 50 years in the legal profession this year. In this article, the State Bar highlights a handful of them and congratulates all for their service.