At Wit’s End: Dealing with Difficult or Challenging Clients
Sept. 3, 2014 – Have you ever had a client with depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, or some other personality trait or disorder that made the representation difficult? In this article, a psychologist explains strategies for dealing with such client s, with additional advice from an ethics attorney.
What Comes First the Software or the Hardware?
Sept. 3, 2014 – Whether you are starting out or upgrading your current system, there are some things you need to know before you make your purchase. In this video, Jeff Krause talks about choosing the software and hardware that’s right for your firm.
121 Wisconsin Lawyers Named as Pro Bono Honor Society Members
Sept. 3, 2014 – Congratulations to the 121 lawyers who are recognized as 2013 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society members. Recently created by the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission and the State Bar of Wisconsin Pro Bono Program, the honor society recognizes lawyers who provided pro bono legal services in excess of 50 during the last year.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Sept. 3, 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.
Children in School:
Bullying: Fighting Back
Bullying in school is particularly hard to combat, because children generally do not have the option of avoiding the problem by changing locations. Read how schools, parents, and communities are fighting back against bullying.
Where Immigration and Children’s Law Meet
Family and children’s law attorneys must determine whether a child is a U.S. citizen early in any proceeding to preserve a noncitizen child’s eligibility for citizenship or immigration status.
Making Medical Decisions for Minors
Parents or legal guardians are vested with the power to make medical decisions for their minor children or wards, but this power is not absolute. Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions show that medical decision-making for minors can pose knotty legal and ethical dilemmas.