May 17, 2013 – Renowned civil rights attorney Morris Dees reminds lawyers they hold the key to the gates of justice, and everyone deserves a seat at the table. Dees spoke yesterday to attendees at the State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® Litigation, Dispute Resolution, and Appellate Practice Institute, which concludes today.
May 15, 2013 – This article outlines the process when searching for briefs that are filed electronically, and those that are not filed electronically, with the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
May 15, 2013 – Collecting a debt through legal means is a fairly straightforward process for experienced counsel, but the success of the endeavor depends on numerous variables. In this video, Jim McNeilly and Kurt Carlson discuss the five steps to debt collection.
May 15, 2013 – 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.
May 15, 2013 – The Intellectual Property Law Section presents its Eighth Annual Door County IP Academy in Sturgeon Bay on July 18 and July 19. This year’s academy will feature world-renowned speakers, including chief judges, USPTO officials, leading in-house counselors, jury consultants, and IP subject matter experts, all presenting best-in-class IP CLE sessions.
May 1, 2013 – Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, is known for his innovative law suits that crippled some of America’s most notorious white supremacist hate groups. In this video, former ABA President Wm. T. Robinson III presents the ABA Medal to Dees, who is the keynote speaker at the PINNACLE® Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Appellate Practice Institute in Milwaukee, May 16-17.
May 1, 2013 – The State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® codebook library is one of our most popular, and with good reason: each title contains the essential statutes, regulations, and other materials affecting specific areas of law – all in easily managed, paperbound volumes that you can carry with you or keep at your desk.
May 1, 2013 – Fastcase has enhanced its Authority Check feature to flag cases that courts have reversed or overruled. The Bluebook requires that courts indicate negative history of cases cited within opinions. Bad Law Bot uses algorithms to find negative citation history; it flags those cases and provides links to them. Fastcase is a State Bar member benefit.
May 1, 2013 – The Wisconsin Records Management Committee recently updated five juvenile, guardianship, and general forms.