Small- and Mid-sized Firms Needed for 2016 U.W. Summer Clerkship Program
Sept. 16, 2015 – The U.W. Lawyering Skills Program seeks law firms in small and mid-sized communities to participate in its 2016 Summer Clerkship Program. Law students between their second and third years of study are placed in firms in Wisconsin communities to gain practical skills and experience.
On Law Firm Websites: Potential Clients Judge the Book by Its Cover
Sept. 2, 2015 – Distinctive websites can help law firms target and land potential clients. Even in this day and age, many law firms don’t have websites, or don’t invest enough into them, says one expert. In this article, learn why a good website is important for client development.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Sept. 2, 2015 – 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.
Build Trial Experience Through Mentoring
Sept. 2, 2015 – Fewer cases are going to trial and that means young lawyers are no longer getting the experience they need for future litigation. Young lawyers should proactively seek mentoring opportunities and do some self-learning to help build that experience, says Jesse Blocher.
Ensure Your Wellness Program Compliance is (Legally) Healthy
Aug. 19, 2015 – With rising health care costs, employers increasingly look to workplace wellness programs to reduce insurance premiums. Watch out for the legal traps in the complex web of state and federal nondiscrimination laws that apply to these programs, says Barbara Zabawa.
Keep Your Vision Clear with New EyeMed Vision Plan
Aug. 19, 2015 – The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a new EyeMed Vision Plan as its newest benefit for members and their spouses and families. Get access to a national network of providers – sign up today for coverage effective Sept. 1.