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    • July
      02
      2014

      Strategies to Reach the Untapped Legal Market: Change the Way You Do Business

      July 2, 2014 –In this video, futurist Jordan Furlong discusses strategies lawyers can implement to change the way they do business and reach the vast untapped legal market. According to Furlong 85 percent of the legal market is untapped, and lawyers need to move quickly before this segment is gobbled up by nonlawyer online legal service providers.

    • July
      02
      2014

      West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards

      July 2, 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.

    • July
      02
      2014

      Increase Your Productivity – Apps Can Help

      July 2, 2014 – Increasing productivity and efficiency is high on just about everyone’s list. Apps are a great way to organize yourself, increase your productivity, and even read the news. There are many to choose from – some free, some not.

    • July
      02
      2014

      Death, Taxes … and Eckhardt’s. The Essence of Estate Planning.

      July 2, 2014 – For more than 40 years Wisconsin lawyers have turned to Eckhardt’s Workbook for Wisconsin Estate Planners for indispensable guidance in the demanding realm of estate planning. This 2014 edition is especially timely because it includes extensive discussion of the new Wisconsin Trust Code, which took effect on July 1, 2014, and will significantly change the testamentary landscape.

    • June
      18
      2014

      Pro Bono Attorney Helps Rescue an Abused Child, Clinic Guides Veterans: Volunteers Honored Next Week

      June 18, 2014 – Truly exceptional pro bono attorneys and programs continually assist Wisconsin citizens with unmet legal needs. In this article, we feature a lawyer who helped a little girl find a loving home after tragedy and abuse and a legal clinic that helps military veterans. They, along with other volunteers, will receive awards at the State Bar’s Annual Meeting & Conference June 26 in Lake Geneva.

    • June
      18
      2014

      Patent Trolls and Wisconsin’s New Anti-Patent Troll Law

      June 18, 2014 – In this article, gain insight on so-called “patent trolls” as well as a new Wisconsin law that gives businesses and individuals more protection from threats or assertions that they are infringing a patent or pending patent.

    • June
      18
      2014

      Is the Untapped Legal Market on Your Radar?

      June 18, 2014 – A huge segment of the legal market, 85 percent, is untapped and lawyers need to move quickly before this segment is gobbled up by nonlawyer online legal service providers. In this video, futurist Jordan Furlong talks about this virtually untapped audience.

    • June
      18
      2014

      Fund for Client Protection Approves Reimbursements for 43 Victims of Lawyer Theft

      June 18, 2014 – The Wisconsin Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection Committee approved $517,270.93 in reimbursements to 43 victims of lawyer theft at its February and May meetings. The committee considered 94 claims, denied 21 claims, and deferred 18 to fiscal year 2015. The dollar amount sought for the deferred claims totals $468,462.50.

    • June
      18
      2014

      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.

    • June
      18
      2014

      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
      18
      2014

      From Briefcase to Pocket, PINNACLE Codebooks Now Even More Portable as eBooks

      June 18, 2014 – Successful attorneys leverage strategy, experience, critical thinking, creativity, and diplomacy to produce the best results for their clients. But savvy and skill won’t save a case that’s premised on an outdated, incomplete, or incorrect understanding of defining statutory law.

    • June
      04
      2014

      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.

    • June
      04
      2014

      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.

    • June
      04
      2014

      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.

    • June
      04
      2014

      Kick Your Summer Off with CLE and Networking – Annual Meeting & Conference in Three Weeks in Lake Geneva

      June 4, 2014 – Have you registered for the 2014 State Bar Annual Meeting & Conference yet? You can choose from more than 20 programs designed for a variety of office settings, practice areas, and experience levels, earn up to 13 CLE and 5.5 EPR credits, and experience dozens of opportunities to connect with hundreds of Wisconsin lawyers. All this and more in a day and a half on June 26 and 27 at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva.


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