Criminal Procedure Code Rewrite: Seeking Input for 2015 Bill
Assembly Bill 383 represents the 20-year-plus project of the Wisconsin Judicial Council to rewrite the state's criminal procedure code. Drafters are reaching out to key stakeholders in the criminal justice system to develop a revised version of the bill.
Conflict Waivers for Lawyers Acting as Counsel Then as Board Members
March 19, 2014 – Conflicts may arise for lawyers acting in a dual capacity, including those serving as directors for client organizations. In this video, State Bar ethics advisors Tim Pierce and Aviva Kaiser explain that a lawyer’s role as a director may limit the lawyer’s ability to fully represent the client in future legal matters.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
March 19, 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.
Meet the 2014 Candidates for Board of Governors
March 19, 2014 – State Bar membership will fill 17 open seats on the Board of Governors for 2014 - 15. The two-year terms commence July 1, 2014. Read the candidate biographies and campaign statements.