Labor and Employment: Wisconsin Likely the 25th Right-to-Work State
March 4, 2015 – Wisconsin will likely become the 25th state with a so-called right-to-work law, impacting the ability of labor unions in the private sector to collect union dues or fees. In this article, Madison attorney Justin Lessner explains the law and its potential impact.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
March 4, 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.
Held Together by Wires: A Primer on Practicing Before the PSC
Dramatically changing electric-rate designs and unprecedented expansions of the state’s transmission system underscore the importance of understanding the Public Service Commission’s workings and of knowing how to help your clients be heard in matters it oversees.
Avoid Cat-and-Mouse Tactics: Planning for Electronic Discovery
Nothing can take the adversariness out of litigation but you can avoid the cat-and-mouse tactics of burying a party in discovery requests. Preparing and using an e-discovery plan can help keep the focus on the underlying legal dispute instead of on wading through unnecessary bytes of data.
Rude Behavior at Depositions
The fact that certain actions do not violate the Rules of Professional Conduct does not make that behavior appropriate in professional situations, says Dean Dietrich.