Managing Never-Ending Leaves Under the ADA
Sept. 17, 2014 – An employer can find itself between a rock and a hard place when an employee goes out on and continually extends ADA leave, because leave can be a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This article explains the situation involving indefinite employee leave under the ADA.
Making Medical Decisions for Minors When Conflicts Arise
Sept. 17, 2014 – Parents or legal guardians are vested with the power to make medical decisions for their minor children or wards, but this power is not absolute. In this video, Madison attorney Tyler Wilkinson highlights considerations for attorneys facing medical decision-making issues.
Toss Your Hat in the Ring – Run for a 2015 State Bar Leadership Position
Sept. 17, 2014 –The State Bar will elect a president-elect, a treasurer, and a Judicial Council representative and districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15 elect governors in 2015.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Sept. 17, 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.
PINNACLE Course Materials Go Digital
Sept. 17, 2014 – The next time you attend a State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE CLE program you won’t have to carry a heavy binder. As of today, all CLE course materials for State Bar programs will be in electronic format.
At Wit’s End: Dealing with Difficult or Challenging Clients
Sept. 3, 2014 – Have you ever had a client with depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, or some other personality trait or disorder that made the representation difficult? In this article, a psychologist explains strategies for dealing with such client s, with additional advice from an ethics attorney.
What Comes First the Software or the Hardware?
Sept. 3, 2014 – Whether you are starting out or upgrading your current system, there are some things you need to know before you make your purchase. In this video, Jeff Krause talks about choosing the software and hardware that’s right for your firm.
121 Wisconsin Lawyers Named as Pro Bono Honor Society Members
Sept. 3, 2014 – Congratulations to the 121 lawyers who are recognized as 2013 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society members. Recently created by the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission and the State Bar of Wisconsin Pro Bono Program, the honor society recognizes lawyers who provided pro bono legal services in excess of 50 during the last year.