Lawyers Needed: Regional and State 2014 Mock Trial Judging Deadline is Jan. 17
Dec. 18, 2013 – Many attorneys and judges are needed to judge a few rounds of the upcoming regional, state, and national High School Mock Trial tournaments. To qualify as a judge during the national championship, which is in to Madison May 8 to 10, volunteers must have experience judging at least two rounds of regional or state mock trial in the past five years.
Employers Needed for Summer Clerkships, Deadline to Enroll Jan. 22
Dec. 4, 2013 – Law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies can provide summer employment and valuable legal experience to first-year law students of diverse backgrounds by participating in the 2014 State Bar Diversity Clerkship Program. Employers can enroll through Jan. 22.
Make an Impact: Remember the Wisconsin Law Foundation in Your Year-End Giving!
Dec.4, 2013 – Please consider an end-of-the-year gift to the Wisconsin Law Foundation (WLF). Your support will help the WLF to continue to fund innovative and creative programs that improve the vision of the American Justice System and will ensure important public service and education projects like Mock Trial and our new Our Courts Wisconsin program continue to grow – even in tough economic times.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Dec. 4, 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.
A Changing Landscape: The Economics of Practicing Law
Nov. 20, 2013 – In this video, State Bar Practice Management Advisor Nerino Petro discusses the 2013 Economics of Law Practice in Wisconsin Survey. Petro highlights information regarding typical attorney flat rate charges, private practice billing rates, hours per week, billing methods, and more.